QA Specialist – Mobile

Full Time
Toronto, ON
Posted 8 months ago


You will be working with a small, informal and tightly integrated software development team on a variety of different mobile development projects. We need a Quality Assurance Specialist to ensure the quality of the Avenza Maps app, which is used by hundreds of thousands of professional customers, outdoor enthusiasts and tourists all over the world.

You Will:

  • Participate in design and proactively contribute to the product’s feature development
  • Create and manage test cases, define and execute acceptance / functional test plans
  • Catalogue, track and verify issues submitted via customers’ reports
  • Assist development staff in tracking and maintaining current defects
  • Act as escalated support for non-conformance issues

You Have:

  • Good understanding of general geography, GIS and mapping science foundations of geodesy and related concepts and terminology
  • Applied knowledge of a variety of GIS applications such as ArcGIS, GlobalMapper, Safe FME Desktop, AutoCAD, MicroStation
  • Genuine interest in troubleshooting and resolving complex cartographic, GIS and software-related issues
  • A good understanding of QA processes and a keen interest in pursuing a QA career
  • The ability to write clear and complete product documentation
  • A passion for ensuring software quality
  • An ability to work with a team and independently with little guidance
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail

You May Also Have:

  • Experience in a quality assurance engineering role
  • Familiarity with Avenza MAPublisher, Avenza Geographic Imager, GDAL library
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Heroku, Linode environments
  • Experience testing the integration with various payment systems (Apple’s App Store, Google’s Play Store, PayPal)
  • Skills in researching and implementing new testing technologies
  • Familiarity with online data portals and data access protocols (WMS, WFS, Google / Bing / Open Street Map, MapBox TileMill)
  • Experience working in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

We have great benefits!

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Release Parties and Social Events
  • And lots more!


  • Please apply via this website or by email (jobs AT only, citing QA Specialist as the position and the reference #181010QAS
  • Strictly no recruiters / consulting inquiries

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