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#2005-10-21 - Quality Assurance Specialist / Tester


Toronto, Ontario


Avenza Systems Inc. requires a Quality Assurance Specialist / Tester to work on the next generation of its cartographic and GIS products.


* Create and execute test plans, test cases, using automated test tools and completing test objectives.
* Represent Quality Assurance in project team meetings and communicate results to team members.
* Serve as a technical resource for GIS information to others.
* Verify that products are developed according to functional specifications.
* Provide time estimates for testing and project plans.
* Communicate project status to project team and management.
* Record discrepancies in TestTrack defect tracking tool.
* Occasionally required to provide technical assistance to customers

Required Experience/Knowledge

* A GIS Diploma and/or a Bachelor's Degree in Geography or a related discipline, or equivalent job experience.
* Comprehensive knowledge of GIS concepts, applications and software.
* Must be map-literate and have an understanding of geography, quality control and cartographic principles.
* A solid understanding of coordinate systems and map projections.
* Knowledge of spatial imagery and transformation concepts.
* Capable of writing clear and complete technical specifications.
* Literate with recent versions of Microsoft Windows and Mac OS.

Additional Desirable Experience/Knowledge

* Experience with Seapine software.
* Literacy with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.


* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Analytical ability
* Innovative thinker
* Able to work within a team environment and independently with little guidance
* Able to focus on a task until completed
* Reliable and well organized


Please submit your resume and other details to:

* By email: jobs@avenza.com
* By post:
Human Resource Manager
Avenza Systems Inc.
124 Merton Street
Suite 400
Toronto, ON
M4S 2Z2 Canada

Note: Resumes received by fax will not be considered. Please do not inquire by telephone.

Disclaimer: I do not work for Avenza, nor do I represent them in any way, but I saw this posted in other places so I figured I'd copy it here.
Hans van der Maarel - Cartotalk Editor
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