Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Engineering, Oakville, Canada

  Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence, division is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Engineer.

At Hexagon, we strive to help industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. Our strength comes from our global footprint and enormous portfolio of advanced industrial sensors, measurement technologies, factory automation, simulation, and analytics tools.  

As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer, you will work closely with the Software Quality Assurance team and Product Owners, to perform manual and automated testing, create and document test plans, compile results for further analysis, report and follow up on issues with the development team, and help refine product behavior.  Your knowledge of core engineering principles will assist you in developing a thorough understanding of extensive suite of applications and the science behind the technology.

  • Manual and automated testing and validation of in-house developed finite element simulation and process planning software for sheet metal forming applications.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and document software test plans.
  • Provide input and feedback to Product Specialists related to result validity, user experience and performance of applications.
  • Create and maintain test infrastructure (physical and virtual test environments, automated test scripts, geometry used in tests, etc.)
  • Document test results and compile statistics for further analysis.
  • File detected issues to Product Owners and Product Managers through ticketing system Atlassian JIRA and following up through investigation and resolution.
  • Estimate time requirements for QA activities and to track progress throughout development cycles.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

  • University or College in mechanical, mechatronics, or materials engineering, or equivalent
  • Knowledge or experience with sheet metal design, tooling design and/or manufacturing
  • Some experience with C#, VBA, or similar scripting/programming language
  • Software development or testing experience
  • Experience in the application of finite analysis software such as LS-Dyna, Abaqus, NASTRAN, etc.
  • Experience with 3D CAD software or other graphical, scientific, or mathematics-oriented software
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven ability to think analytically and problem solve with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot Windows PC hardware and software issues
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, maintaining good working relationships with all levels of the organization

At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, our spirited energy and engagement are evident in our commitment to our work, passion for what we do and the speed by which we achieve it. Here you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.  

We strive to attract the most talented and dynamic individuals in their fields because our success is in our people! Our culture encourages independent thinking and a team mentality. And we offer a competitive benefits package that’s second to none.

Competitive Salary with Bonus Plan
Comprehensive Benefit Package with health, dental, vision including health and personal spending accounts
RRSP company contribution plan and TFSA options
Generous paid time off (PTO)
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Canada is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, contact Human Resources.

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About Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

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