Junior Software Verification Engineer - Application Server

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-701212
    • Job Location: Ottawa, CAN
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

About Ribbon:

Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world. The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to secure IP and cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses. With 64 locations in 27 countries around the globe, the company’s innovative, market-leading portfolio empowers service providers and enterprises with rapid service creation in a fully virtualized environment. The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities that enables this transformation. To learn more, visit ribboncommunications.com.


Position Title: Junior Software Verification Engineer (Agile QA)

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Position Summary:

The Ribbon Application Server provides SIP communication and advanced data services to multiple customer segments. Functioning in the IMS, pre-IMS, SIP PBX, and Call Server adjunct spaces, the Application Server facilitates network transformation of legacy enterprise and carrier networks, and provides innovative services, including voice, video, instant messaging, presence, mobility, conferencing, and collaboration, to monetize the next generation networks of Ribbon’s customers.

 We are looking for a junior Software tester to work as part of the Application Server team. This team works to satisfy requirements on enhanced system and network security for the Application Server product.  You will be responsible for ensuring the products exceed industry standards, and meet the most stringent quality standards. A successful candidate must be self-driven and possess a strong work ethic, with a career interest in software verification. They must be able to stay current with evolving standards, and comfortable working in a distributed team environment.  You will be responsible for testing new technology, and be involved from the requirements planning phase to delivery.

As part of our team you will:

  • Research, evaluate and synthesize technical information from requirements and design specifications to develop test strategies and plans to validate that the IP voice and applications on the Application Server work as expected.  This will be done as a QA test member within the Development team using a hybrid agile-waterfall methodology.

  • Research and analyze field defect escapes, to improve on overall test strategies and plans.

  • Plan and configure the lab and test tools to replicate the customer environment as best as possible.

  • Participate in new feature test automation (requires programming skills).



Experience and Skills:

  • University graduate (BS or MS) in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science/Systems, Electrical Engineering, Math or equivalent is required.
  • Programming/scripting experience is required.
  • Enthusiastic, hardworking, self-starter and eager to learn.
  • IP networking knowledge/skills are an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to produce clear and comprehensive reports and specifications.
  • Experience with TLS, IPSec, and SELinux is an asset.

  • Knowledge and experience with security standards and benchmarks such as CIS, FIPS-140, and STIG is an asset.

  • Experience with the Session Initialization Protocol (SIP) is an asset.