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Quality Assurance Lead

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Quality Assurance Lead

Do you want to make a difference as part of a team where your skills are valued and your ideas are heard? Are you someone who wants to not only contribute to great products but also make sure that they are highly usable and effective? Would you like to join a professional team dedicated to improving health outcomes through the development and deployment of world class health technology?

If you answered “Yes!” to any of these questions
then you may be the right fit for us
and Populus may be the perfect fit for you.

What you could expect to do every day

  • join an Agile team that produces world-leading health technology
  • Collaborate with the development team to design, code and execute automated tests as well as perform manual, exploratory testing
  • Lead the design and completion of test plans for new and existing features
  • Oversee bug tracking, including investigation, identification, and ongoing documentation
  • Design and implement tests to detect performance issues before the users do
  • Use feature usage stats and known user personas to drive test plans
  • Coordinate with the development team to increase productivity and quality

What kind of person should you be?

  • An individual with a great attitude, an aptitude to learn and the desire to contribute
  • Someone who enjoys being challenged and motivated within a tight-knit team
  • Someone who takes pride in their work
  • Someone who believes that collaboration is essential in creating the best possible product and who doesn’t shy away from complex problems and leadership opportunities
  • A self-starter who possess the ability to research issues and improve processes
  • An individual with a sense of humour

What skills do you need?

  • A Degree/Diploma in Computer ScienceSoftware Development, or experience in a related field
  • Hands-on experience programming in Java or something similar
  • Automated testing experience with JUnit, Selenium, Jasmine
  • Understanding and experience in relational database technologies (knowledge and exposure to PostgreSQL and NoSQL would be an asset)
  • Agile development practices

What skills would be an asset?

  • Understanding of RESTful communication between services
  • Experience with developer tools, such as gitMaven, and Eclipse IDE
  • Knowledge in Web Development
  • Experience testing and improving the front end customer experience/user interfaces
  • Experience in a clinical/medical-related environment

What will the environment be like?

  • supportive team environment that offers both personal and professional growth
  • A management team that encourages a healthy work/life balance
  • Onboarding and training as well as mentorship
  • Opportunities to take risks and try new things
  • Challenging problems that require creative solutions

As a smaller team, Populus provides its employees with many opportunities to learn and grow their skills. We believe in a team that pushes hard and yet still has fun in the process.

We need someone who not only has the right qualifications but also has the desire to work with a driven and experienced team to help make positive change in support of strengthening the delivery of health.

If you have a desire to learn and want to contribute to an innovative population health platform, then you may be the right fit for us, but most importantly, Populus may be the perfect fit for you.

Located in Fredericton, Populus’ cloud based technology has been used by visionary healthcare providers for over 15 years. Further, Populus has been recognized in the last decade by The World Bank, The World Health Organization, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and various peer review journals as “possibly the most comprehensive Health Information System in the world”. Populus continues to grow and diversify.  Even as we continue to maintain and strengthen our legacy platform, our technology is gaining momentum in the clinical research field. Providing real world evidence in this challenging field is becoming more vital and the Populus solution is providing the ability to collect, organize, and access data to power their delivery of healthcare.

If you are interested in working with us please submit your resume

and cover letter to:


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