Quality Assurance Engineer (R1116380) in Ottawa, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

QA Engineer

This position is with IQVIA’s Privacy Analytics team in Ottawa, Canada. We’re a company on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation, working with some of the largest health analytics businesses in the world utilizing heath data to help find cures for today’s biggest diseases, including cancer, heart disease and HIV.

Located downtown in the heart of the national capital region, Privacy Analytics is on the cutting edge of data de-identification and re-identification research and we have translated this patented research into an amazing offering of products and services that are enabling researchers to access healthcare data for analysis while ensuring individuals’ identities are protected.

If you’re ready to contribute to a rapidly growing area helping to improve healthcare and ready for the next stage of your career, then we want to hear from you!


• Drive testing and test automation best-practices

• Design, develop and execute automation scripts

• Perform manual testing

• Improve and augment the test framework currently in use

• Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

• Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

• Clearly document all test cases run and passed/failed during each testing cycle.

• Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities

• Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

• Co-own the QA processes and champion continuous improvement initiatives across products

• Manage test environment needs, requirements and integration criteria

• Contribute to training activities related to quality and reliability

• Contribute to transforming testing team to high efficiency, automation centric testing team

• Stay up to date with emerging QA technologies and best practices


• Degree or diploma in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field

• 3+ years in a software QA environment

• Extensive previous experience with test automation

• Experience with automated testing tools

• Previous experience in an Agile development environment an asset

• Previous experience with enterprise systems an asset

• Java/Javascript/Python experience an asset

To Apply:

Please send your resume to careers@privacy-analytics.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Privacy Analytics is an equal opportunity employer and accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1116380