Release Analyst (Contract)

Mississauga, ON
Service Delivery – QA + Release /
Contract /
KUBRA's Service Delivery department is looking for a skilled Release Analyst to join our Release Management team!

As a Release Analyst, you will be joining a collaborative and highly responsive team while maintaining quality by performing testing, ensuring that audit and compliance standards met, and deploying tested products and solutions into different servers and environments.

**This is a 12-month contract and hybrid opportunity based in our office in Mississauga, ON.**

What you get to do every day

    • Perform and execute the appropriate Compliance Test Plan for assigned Change Requests
    • Conduct testing on applications before deployment
    • Verify program functions according to client requirements and ensure compliance to establishment guidelines
    • Perform and execute Migration and Deployment plans per the schedule and release
    • Enforce best-practices and standards before live release dates for scheduled migrations, Canada to US location moves, and Legacy to VBS .NET conversions
    • Develop and maintain Compliance, Migration and Deployment plans as needed
    • Prevent incidents resulting from updates to production systems

What kind of person should you be?

    • A proactive, solution-oriented mindset to drive actionable decisions within teams
    • You pride yourself on your analytical and critical thinking skills
    • You hardly ever run away from a challenge
    • You are someone who has a proactive and solution-oriented mindset
    • You enjoy working with a team
    • You take pleasure in maintaining compliance and process standards

What skills do you need?

    • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
    • 2+ year Working experience on Amazon Web services.
    • 1-3 years of Software QA Testing experience in the IT industry
    • 1-3 years of Deployment experience in the IT industry
    • 1-3 years of Quality Assurance experience focusing on software functionality verification
    • Experience with Agile/Scrum Methodology
    • Experience with maintaining process and compliance standards
    • Experience with manual, regression, Back-end and Blackbox testing
    • Strong Experience with maintaining process and compliance standards
    • Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Continuous deployment tools like TeamCity and BitBucket.
    • Strong knowledge using source and version control tools such as Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Source Tree, Stash/GIT
    • Knowledge of C# and VBS.NET
    • Experience performing SQL queries to validate data
    • Experience using tracking systems such as JIRA
    • Knowledge of ITIL standards

What can you expect from us?

    • Award-winning culture that fosters growth, diversity and inclusion for all
    • Free unlimited access to our refreshment stations (fully stocked with tea, coffee and other beverages)
While we value the skills and experiences listed in our job requirements, we also recognize that talent comes in many forms, and welcome applications from candidates who meet most but not all specified requirements. If you possess a strong desire to learn and grow in a dynamic work environment, apply now!

KUBRA is a fast-growing company that delivers customer communications solutions to some of the largest utility, insurance, and government entities across North America. KUBRA offers billing and payments, mapping, mobile apps, proactive communications, and artificial intelligence solutions for customers. With more than 1.5 billion customer interactions annually, KUBRA services reach over 40% of households in the U.S. and Canada. KUBRA is an operating subsidiary of Hearst.
Our office is small enough to allow creative individuals to flourish, yet large enough to provide long-term stability. We place a tremendous amount of responsibility on our team members to be productive, focused and self-motivated. We offer a casual work environment, competitive compensation and a stellar benefits program.