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Tasktop is hiring a Software Engineer - QA [message #1102577] Thu, 05 September 2013 22:55
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Are you the sort of person who wants to change the game on quality at a growing software startup? Do you find yourself having crazy ideas on how to automate testing and build quality practices into a product from day one? If so, then you belong at Tasktop. Tasktop is looking for a software engineer with aptitude and a deep passion for driving quality in a series of software products. This special candidate has a natural ability to understand business value, with an appreciation for Agile software engineering principles. As a Quality Assurance Software Engineer, you will help to drive a new level of innovation in the practices that we use to test our products, with a tendency towards creating repeatable systems and automation. The best candidate will have a solid understanding of testing and quality assurance techniques with the ability to apply this knowledge to a complex product.

You will become an integral part of a world-class team developing market changing software products that help people connect their software delivery lifecycle. You will specialize in testing integrations against multiple versions of third party software in multiple environments and configurations. This job is not for the faint of heart and will help Tasktop change the world.


If you're driven by quality practices, automating quality and be part of a great team then this might be the right job for you. Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Experience in testing modular software systems
  • Familiarity with commercial and open source ALM systems such as IBM RTC, HP QC, Bugzilla, Microsoft TFS, Atlassian JIRA
  • Understanding of scripting and programming languages
  • Knowledge of best practices in software testing and development
  • Self-motivated and team-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Know how to work in an Agile way

Exceptional candidates will also have the following qualifications:

  • Experience in building and testing Java, OSGi systems, and Eclipse-based Products
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Linux, Mac OS

The successful candidate will be team oriented and willing to work in a dynamic environment.


We provide competitive salaries, ownership via equity, and health benefits. Compensation will depend on your qualifications, expertise and aptitude.

This position is located at Tasktop's head office in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Canada.

About Tasktop

Tasktop Technologies is transforming the landscape of Agile, ALM, open source and productivity tools. We invented the revolutionary task-focused interface. Tasktop created and continues to lead the popular Eclipse Mylyn project which is downloaded over 2 million times per month. Our product lines include the award winning commercial version of Tasktop Dev and the enterprise-ready Tasktop Sync, a server based technology that allows ALM systems of record to integrate. These technology innovations combined with a powerful ecosystem of partners that include HP, IBM, Microsoft, CA, Thoughtworks, etc., place Tasktop as the central point of Lean ALM, enabling end-to-end flow through tools in the delivery of software.

Tasktop is a fast-growing team of passionate technologists creating some of the most widely visible changes in the software development community. We have values that focus on collaboration, learning, transparency, openness, having fun, and family. Being part of the team means happy hour, spontaneous rock band jam sessions, and social events.

With a broad diversity of backgrounds, skills, and work experiences, our team has an abundance of smarts, is well-connected to other thought leaders, and has a hunger for winning and excelling. Tasktop provides its employees with interesting, challenging work and opportunities to represent the company externally, increasing both the company and the individual's profile. We participate actively in the Eclipse ecosystem and other open source projects and work with a worldwide ecosystem of colleagues, partners, and customers.

To Apply: Please send an email with your resume and cover letter to with the subject "Eclipse Forum: Software Engineer - QA"
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