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Philips Test Specialist Canada in Toronto, Ontario


In this role, you have the opportunity to

At Philips Forcare, quality is an integral part of the development process. We are at the frontier of productizing interoperable solutions for data dependent workflows. These solutions link patient data from various healthcare enterprises to help Clinicians inform, treat or refer patients better. We use modern methods such as Test-Driven Development and automated testing in an Agile environment.

You are responsible for

  • Analyses user-level functionality before and in development for verification and validation, and documents as appropriate

  • Plans, performs and documents tests on verification and validation level during the development process and over product releases

  • Analyses and documents software problems in a defect tracking system and uses it to plan testing of solutions for them

  • Plans and implements test hardware configurations for testing of specific functionality such as integration, performance, stability and scalability

  • Creating successful relationships with Technical Consultants, Software Engineers and Product Owner

  • Occasional interactions with customer or partner representative

  • Having an "agile mind-set", with the understanding of long-term goals that are in our out of immediate scope

You are a part of

The Software Tester works with the development team to ensure product quality. In addition, we seek not just hands out contribution but perspective of the "end-user view" - which is indispensable to validate the software.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • The successful candidate will have a Bachelor and/or academic degree in similar field

  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience with software testing

  • Strong manual testing experience in a regulated or standardized environment

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies and frameworks for flexibility of both role and function

  • Affinity with Agile, version control, Test-Driven Development, automatic testing, continuous builds, and lots of interaction between teams

  • Experience with testing software products for the healthcare market is preferred (including HL7, IHE or DICOM knowledge)

  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment and also have good communication skills

  • Experience with SQL Databases is a plus

Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency (PR) is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider alternate candidates at this time.

In return, we offer you

Better care, backed by Forcare. Join us to make complex data available and accessible. So that healthcare professionals can inform their patients appropriately without losing time or optimizing the use of medical equipment, and always with respect for privacy and security.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

Philips Electronics Ltd is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.