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Manual QA Specialist

Open Positions: 2


What you’ll do:

The QA Specialist will report to the Manager. The position involves active participation in the testing of releases/projects for the client Systems and their associated technical infrastructure. The incumbent will analyze project documents to identify test requirements, design and execute scripts and participate in the defect process. This position requires an individual who actively participates, is curious, motivated to learn, and has strong communication skills. We consistently work towards designing and building high-performing enterprise solutions with emphasis placed on great user experience, robust architecture, and a perfect fit.


Specific duties include:

Actively participate in the testing of the Frontier application, its subsystems, and its supporting technical infrastructure Analyze project documentation to determine test case and scripts design, participate in test execution and defect resolution, Coordinate and execute other test types including system, conversion, integration, performance, and user acceptance testing  Leading test automation. We are looking for high performing individuals who are:
•  Agile and innovative individuals, who are able to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity
•  Creative thinkers who take initiative and are capable of building, launching and managing projects/programs that drive results for our customers
•  Problem solvers with the ability to analyze and prioritize to meet business objectives
•  Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward.


What you’ve done:

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Post-Secondary school education in Computer Science
  • 2+ years practical experience with I.T. principles, testing theory and methodologies
  • Solid understanding of Scrum, XP, Kanban or similar Agile frameworks
  • Experience with manual testing applications and 
  • Design and document effective test strategies and test plans
  • Write test cases in Java and JavaScript, ensuring comprehensive test coverage
  • Design test solutions and implement automation frameworks, encouraging their use amongst development teams
  • Work with cross functional teams to guide them in test case automation and understanding new functionalities
  • 3+ years’ experience using QA tools. 
  • 3+ years proven track record in participating in executing test plans, including analysis, script design and execution
  • Experience with HP Quality Center, JIRA, and Confluence
  • Proficiency in SQL and hands-on experience in MySQL client tool
  • Experience with SoapUI or REST API testing (nice to have)

Location: Mississauga

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AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer

Open Positions: 1


What you’ll do:

Pragra is founded by software gurus with the objective to provide the IT Consulting services and pragmatic training to kick start successful IT career. We are not just a training provider, we also do software development and cloud implementation for our clients. We’re expanding our team and hiring a Cloud AWS Cloud Devops Engineer for our new project.

In one sentence

Responsible for the next generation of AWS Cloud infrastructure with key contributions supporting end-to-end private/public Cloud delivery, including code pipelines and template Infrastructure provisioning, using current and emerging technologies.


In Addition Qualifications Required

  • Must demonstrate thorough technical and subject matter knowledge for Devops and AWS
  • A four year college degree or higher is desired


What Job Demands For

  • 5-7 years of experience with next generation Cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with infra as code implementation & developing CloudFormation templates
  • Experience developing and deploying AWS secure environments (account creation, VPC layout and peering, role definition / permission, security hardening, etc.)
  • AWS Certifications, other cloud credentials, coding skills, and practical experience
  • AWS SysOps level Certification preferred and Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, YAML Templates
  • Experience with automation/configuration management (Ansible/puppet)
  • Knowledge of monitoring tools and Container Orchestration tools.
  • Proponent of continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) ( Strong experience required with automation and building out CI/CD pipelines with Bitbucket )
  • Write infrastructure as code scripts with Terraform to support and improve our AWS infrastructure
  • Tools & Technologies: JIRA, Confluence, GitHub, Swagger, Jenkins, Microservices, REST API, Swagger, Tomcat, Netflix framework, Bitbucket, Git


Non-Technical Responsibilities

  • Take end-to-end ownership of data pipelines, ensuring that every stakeholder’s business needs are well understood and delivered accordingly
  • Support peers as necessary, both within and outside of your team
  • Act as a subject matter expert for all Data Engineering related matters within the company
  • Mentor peers and contribute meaningfully to the technical culture


Why you will love this job:

  • You will work on challenging and complex environment
  • You will be able to work with the best and brightest minds to collaborate in multiple domains
  • You will have the opportunity to work with the industry’s most advanced technologies

Location: Toronto, Canada

Job Types:  Full-time, Contract

Salary: $75,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year

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