Quality Assurance Analyst (Bilingual)

ORGANIZATION: Pathways to Education Canada
POSITION: Quality Assurance Analyst (Bilingual)
REPORTING TO: Manager, Solutions Architecture
JOB TYPE: Six-month consulting contract with the possibility of extension, 20-40 hours per week
LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario (Hybrid)
WEBSITE: www.pathwaystoeducation.ca

About Pathways to Education

We’re looking for someone who can change the paradigm for Canadian youth living in poverty. Someone who enjoys building partnerships, making an impact, and working with energetic, high-performing teams. Is that you?

Pathways to Education is a national, charitable organization breaking the cycle of poverty through education. Its award-winning program is creating positive social change by supporting youth living in low-income communities to overcome barriers to education, graduate from high school, and build the foundation for a successful future. Through the collective power of partnerships, Pathways to Education’s innovative program is preparing youth for tomorrow.

The Opportunity

As a key member of the Technology team, you will help lead strategic initiatives that leverage technology and digital transformation in creating products and platforms to help the organization sustainably scale its impact. Reporting to the Manager, Solutions Architecture, this is a six-month consulting contract role (with the possibility of extension) focused on ensuring that the new technology developed meets business requirements and is of high quality.

As the successful candidate, you are fluent in both official languages (English and French), and have demonstrated experience implementing systematic, professional testing for enterprise-grade technology solutions. You are skilled in identifying defects early, contributing to the reduction of costs in fixes and the risk of project delays. By establishing and executing industry standard quality assurance testing processes, you will ensure test consistency and comprehensiveness to help optimize solutions in support of young people across Canada.

What You’ll Do

  • Design detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases based on product specifications and requirements to ensure software quality.
  • Provide detailed reports to the development team for resolution and verify fixes in subsequent releases.
  • Manage and improve the internal translation process for UX copy to increase translation quality and implementation efficiency.
  • Review UX copy to ensure that translations are implemented correctly.
  • Coordinate and conduct User Acceptance Testing with Pathways Program Partners to ensure user stories and business requirements are met.

What You Bring

  • University degree or College certificate in an information technology-related discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Quality Assurance (QA) tester performing regression, integration, and functional testing.
  • Experience with testing SaaS type solutions, major test management, test automation tools, SQL, and scripting.
  • Experience creating test plans, writing and executing test cases, and documenting results.
  • Proactive approach to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Software development experience, such as C#, Angular, and Microsoft Azure, is an asset.
  • Experience with tools like JIRA and Confluence is an asset.
  • Experience with test automation and industry standard testing tools is a major asset.
  • Proficiency in both English and French is a requirement for this position.

What We Offer

  • An exciting opportunity to be part of a leading not-for-profit dedicated to excellence and impact.
  • A collaborative work environment with a culture of innovation.
  • Opportunities for learning and professional development.


To confidentially explore this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume with the subject line ‘QA Analyst (Bilingual)’ to [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until 9AM ET on May 13, 2024.  Pathways Canada thanks all applicants for their interest. Due to volume, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Pathways to Education Canada is committed to fostering a diverse work environment, one that is inclusive of different races, ethnic origin, citizenship, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ages, family status, disability status, and intersectional identities. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply and advise us of any accommodations or supports needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.