• Co-op, IT QA

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Job ID
    App. Deadline
    Job Type (EN)
    Job Industry
    Computer Hardware and Networking, Computer Software, Technology Services
  • Putting people first, every day

    BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.

    Your opportunity

    Our Toronto office is looking for a Co-op or Intern Student to join the IT QA team from September to December 2019, and own the following responsibilities:

    • Use the technical knowledge you have acquired through your courses, you will carry out work projects and assignments under the direct supervision of a manager or another experienced team member.
    • Understand and adhere to BDO IT’s quality assurance measures and testing standards for building new applications, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
    • Collaborate with IT and Business stakeholders in various types of testing methods, such as system, integration, regression, and user acceptance testing
    • Create and execute test plans and test cases/scripts that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications. Document and track defects and fixes throughout the SDLC.
    • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders, business and end-user community, and management.

    How do we define success for your role?

    • You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
    • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
    • You identify, recommend, & are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
    • You share in an inclusive & engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
    • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
    • You grow your expertise through learning & professional development.

    Your experience and education

    • You are currently working towards an undergraduate diploma/degree with a focus in Software and Information Systems Testing or Information Technology.
    • You have a high-level understanding of QA/application testing standards, best practices, and SDLC methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Iterative)
    • You display strong problem solving, analytical, time management and communication skills.
    • You demonstrate ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
    • You have experience with MS Suite of products (Word, Excel, Visio, Project, SharePoint) and in test management framework and tools considered an asset.

    Why BDO?

    Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:

    • Firm success - We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
    • Professional success - We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
    • Personal success - Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.

    Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

    Experience that matters: As a student at BDO, you will be able to develop your professional skills while making an impact. Our firm allows you to connect directly with clients, work on a diverse range of files and projects, and has opportunities for future growth after you graduate.

    Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.

    Ready to make your mark at BDO? We require all students to apply directly online to our BDO Career website  Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date application to one of our Campus Recruitment Specialists. Please upload your cover letter, resume, and transcripts in ONE PDF document into the 'Resume' application field.

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