Software Tester - Co-Op Position

SkyTrac Systems Ltd. in Kelowna, BC

SkyTrac Systems Ltd. has an opening within their Software Test department for a Co-Op Student.

SkyTrac Systems Ltd is a specialized airborne SatCom communication solutions provider for the aviation industry which designs and develops its own hardware, embedded software and web software in-house. You will report to the Information Services & Test Manager and be exposed to a number of embedded and web software products and applications.

Period of Employment: This is a 4-month work term from May 2013 – Sept 2013

Location: Kelowna, BC


Primary Duties:

·         Develop and execute test plans for web software and embedded software verification

·         Develop and update test cases for existing and new system features

·         Conduct formal software testing and document results

·         Develop web software automated tests using Selenium

·         Troubleshoot and document software anomalies

·         Participate in software bug analyses

·         Participate in product/feature development


Skills Required:

·         Programming experience using .Net, C#, or Java is desired

·         Knowledge of electronics at the circuit board level is a definite plus

·         Positive work attitude

·         Attention to detail

·         Strong communication, planning and time management skills

Additional Skills:

·         Software configuration  management tools and principles (preferably SVN)

·         Serial communication protocols

  • Knowledge of avionics, the aviation industry and satellite communications are considered assets



·         Currently undertaking a degree in Electrical/Electronic, Computer Engineering or related subject

How to Apply

Those interested in this position should send their resume via email to We thank all applicants, but only those short-listed will be contacted. Phone calls will not be accepted. Only applicants currently residing in Canada and legally able to work in Canada will be considered.

Job Details

Company SkyTrac Systems Ltd.
Type Student
Location Kelowna, BC
Posted Apr 11, 2013 at 12:37pm

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