Software QA Lead

St. John's, NL /
Mysa – Quality /
Full-Time
Say hello to the Mysa team! 

The grass really is greener over here. Why? Most importantly, we’ve built a company that’s based on a people-first culture. We encourage (like, really encourage) work-life flexibility, and we’re all about employee recognition. We believe that we do exceptional work when we’re encouraged to play and we’re proud that our team members brag about their jobs to their friends. Of course there’s lots of perks too!

We’re looking for a highly motivated teammate to join our group in St. John’s, NL. As a Software QA Lead at Mysa you will be responsible for organizing and managing the testing of all of our products prior to release to ensure they meet our high customer and company standards. The complex testing environment includes the interaction between device, mobile application and cloud and presents a formidable challenge for any quality professional. We’re looking for someone who’s up to the challenge!

What You Will Do

    • Refine and improve our overall testing standards and strategies
    • Provide leadership and mentoring to a growing team of software QA team members
    • Promote and evangelize best practices for software quality within the software development team
    • Design and oversee implementation of an automated testing framework across our technology stack
    • Establish and report on metrics to objectively reflect the overall quality of the software platform 
    • Work with a highly dedicated development and testing team that has a passion for building great products

Who You Are

    • Diploma/Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field combined with software QA training
    • 10 years of relevant QA & Testing technical experience 
    • Proven experience leading a team of testers
    • Expertise in creating test strategies and plans
    • Experience with performance and/or security testing is an asset
    • Previous experience as a Developer is considered an asset
    • Experience testing mobile applications
    • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS preferred)
    • Experience with Git and Jira
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly present solutions, while efficiently multi-tasking various priorities
Our Story

Since entering the market in 2018, Mysa Smart Thermostats have been warmly welcomed into  customers’ homes, earning thousands of 5-star reviews. 

Our mission is to fight climate change! As the premier Canadian-designed smart thermostats for heating and cooling, Mysa creates thoughtful, innovative technology to help our family of customers across North America stay comfortable and save money by using home energy more efficiently. To help us build a greener, more sustainable future, we’re creating an ecosystem of energy-saving smart thermostats and fostering a unique, people-first company culture that brings out the very best in our team.

What’s in it for you?  
- A rewarding career path that helps you learn, grow,  and showcase your talent
- An environment in which you are recognized and appreciated for what you do
- Unlimited paid vacation (Yep. Unlimited. Paid. Vacation (within reason, of course!)
- Flexible environment (work from a coffee shop, a blanket fort, or your home - wherever you’re most comfortable)
- Flexible hours (no set ‘office hours’— you work 40 hours per week and meet your role requirements)
- Training and Development Allowance Program
- Health and Wellness Allowance Program
- Competitive salary structure
- Annual salary increases
- Employee Stock Option Purchase Plan 
- Comprehensive Group Health, Dental and Vision Benefit Plan
- Employer-matched RRSPs
- Maternity & Parental Leave Top-Up Program

Feeling intrigued? Enticed? Here are some extra perks:  
- Modern, open, fun office environment (we work hard, but we’re not scared of a good time)
- Dynamic downtown location with free parking
- Fun, quarterly team-building events
- New pair of high-quality noise reducing headphones 
- Innovative workflow software and technology (we’re major Slackers — internal communications have never been more awesome)

Simply put, we know that people are the heart of our business and we appreciate your  unique qualities and diverse experiences. If this opportunity sounds amazing and you feel that you’re a great fit for most of the listed criteria, you should apply —   we value individual abilities over a profile on paper.  

Mysa is an equal opportunity employer focused on promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We value diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us all different. Your application to this posting is deemed to be consent to the collection, use, and necessary disclosure of personal information to facilitate our recruitment process. We respect the confidentiality and privacy of all of our applicants.

Thanks for thinking about making Mysa your work home. We look forward to getting to know you.