Firmware QA Analyst (Hybrid)

Firmware QA · Victoria, British Columbia
Department Firmware QA
Employment Type Full-Time - Hourly
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who we are:
Reliable Controls is dedicated to reducing the carbon footprint of buildings around the world. Our team specializes in the design, development, and assembly of building automation controls and software programs.

 

We align ourselves with the right people and empower them in the right ways. An established company based in Victoria, BC, we nurture a strong culture of communication, trust, and collaboration. Embracing a work–life balance, promoting continuous learning, and celebrating our achievements are a few of the ways we show our enduring commitment to employees. Let’s combine our passions for building a greener future!

 

Your mission:

You will review new features and capabilities added to our products and analyze issues found in the field to design and execute tests. You will develop tests and test environments to enhance our automated regression testing efforts. 

 

What we offer:

  • Highly competitive extended health and dental plans for you and your family
  • A yearly RRSP contribution on the company’s behalf, plus an employee contribution–matching program to help you grow your financial well-being
  • An annual performance bonus
  • Paid time off to volunteer and give back to the community, on your own or as a part of a group with your coworkers
  • Free on-premise parking, or choose our green transportation option and be paid for it
  • Social Committee events almost every month, from potlucks, game nights, and LAN parties to camping and skiing
  • Free on-site gym at both locations
  • Awards and recognition for service and accomplishments
  • Assistance with tuition or skills training relevant to your role
  • A rewarding career doing work that matters

 

What we hope to create:

Solutions for building operators to enable the vision of Net-Zero Emissions by 2050. Help us get there. 

 

In this role you will:

  • Enhance and execute test plans for our suite of hardware products
  • Plan, construct, and maintain complex test systems and infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot to verify and diagnose cause of issues
  • Record test results and issues using our testing and bug-tracking software
  • Verify functional requirements across our suite of hardware products
  • Make recommendations for system changes and improvements
  • Maintain and enhance our automated black box test tools

 

You'll have access to:

  • An onboarding package to get you up to speed 
  • Online training courses 
  • Week-long classroom training course (with actual customers, side-by-side)
  • A mentor
  • Innovation days
  • A yearly training allowance

 

This role might be right for you if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in computer science, engineering, or a related field
  • Strong computer and IT skills including networking experience
  • Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical troubleshooting and root-cause analysis skills
  • A strong desire to be part of a team that produces high-quality applications
  • Experience creating test plans, executing tests, and assessing defects
  • Familiarity with test management and documentation systems
  • Experience with packet capturing software such as Wireshark

 

You’ll be successful in this position if you:

  • Are an enthusiastic, innovative individual who cares about sustainability
  • Look for ways to have a meaningful impact on your team's work
  • Are interested in using devices to control the physical environment, and you're willing to learn our products and industry
  • Like a challenge and want to grow professionally
  • Are patient and diligent; quality may take longer, but you know it's worth it
  • Value a healthy work-life balance; we don't expect you to work overtime or weekends

 

Let’s connect!

At Reliable Controls it’s not only experience and skills we are seeking; alignment with our values is of the utmost importance to us. Continuous improvement is vital to our organization, and we are prepared to invest in our team’s future, not just their current abilities. Let’s connect. We would love to hear from you!


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  • Location
    Victoria, British Columbia
  • Department
    Firmware QA
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time - Hourly
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level