Firmware Quality Assurance Analyst

Location: Victoria, BC
Position Type: Permanent /
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Reliable Controls Corporation is a locally owned and operated company, which specializes in the design and manufacture of Internet-connected, building automation controls. Our innovative products automate building environments, decreasing their impact on our planet. At Reliable Controls we offer a collaborative and engaging environment, where employees are encouraged to learn and grow while contributing positively to the big picture of building a sustainable future together.

We are looking for a Firmware QA Analyst that will be an integral part of the development process that ensures the uncompromising quality of our products. Our company offers a challenging, collaborative and engaging environment where staff members are valued and appreciated and employee happiness is our top priority.

Perks and benefits we offer to our team: 

  • A highly competitive extended health and dental plans as well as shared MSP coverage, for you and your family.
  • A yearly RRSP contribution on company’s behalf, plus employee contribution matching program to help you grow your financial well-being.
  • An annual performance bonus.
  • Paid time off to volunteer and give back to the community, on your own or as a part of a group with your co-workers.
  • Free convenient parking, or choose the green transportation option and be paid for it.
  • Social Committee events almost every month, from potlucks, game nights and LAN parties to camping and skiing. 
  • On-site, free gym for the Hallowell location residents, or substantially discounted membership to a local gym in the Selkirk area.
  • Awards and recognition for service and accomplishments.
  • Assistance with tuition or skills training relevant to your role. 
  • …and most importantly, a genuinely great culture fostered by the senior management team and sustained by fantastic people!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute test plans for new firmware features and complete products
  • Maintain and improve firmware test plans
  • Ensure the completeness of the testable acceptance criteria for all features and issues
  • Work directly with Development to diagnose and validate complex issues
  • Maintain and enhance our automated black-box test tools
  • Mentor new employees and co-op students

Job Qualifications:

  • Technical degree or diploma with relevant experience
  • Proven ability and desire to learn about, test and diagnose complex technical systems
  • Very good understanding of IP-based communications protocols and IT infrastructure
  • Experience in writing test plans, executing tests and assessing issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to isolate problems to repeatable steps
  • Very strong communication skills
  • Comfortable writing Python and using Wireshark

If you feel your qualifications meet the requirements listed above and are interested in joining our Reliable Controls family, please apply with us online: upload your cover letter and a resume along with your salary expectations at the "Apply Now" button above. We look forward to receiving your application!

About Us 

As a privately-owned, Canadian corporation since 1986, we are dedicated to providing simple, flexible, and sustainable systems, economically targeted to meet the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit. We are proud to have design, development, assembly, service, and repairs housed in Victoria, Canada. Our state-of-the art LEED Platinum certified headquarters annex consumes only one eighth of the energy of a comparable commercial building in Canada. Our senior management team, along with daily support from our staff, create a unique culture of trust, caring and engagement where employees feel empowered to work, live, learn and be creative.