Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 

We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 26,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 


Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Middle Software Tester to join our dynamic team. If you have a passion for quality, the ability to analyze and test software applications, and are ready to bring your expertise to our team, then we are exactly what you are looking for.

The position will provide you with an opportunity to contribute to the development and testing of high-quality software products.

Join us and help us achieve excellent results in software testing.


As a Middle SW Test Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Accurately design test plans for software applications according to business requirements and technical specifications
  • Executing regression tests, validating new functionality, and identifying, documenting, and retesting discovered defects
  • Collaborating closely with product management and developers
  • Facilitating communication among all technical and business areas affected by testing activities
  • Providing updates on incident status, overall testing progress, and release recommendations to Project Management and Test Lead
  • Conducting performance testing, security testing
  • Actively participating in automation initiatives
  • Utilizing appropriate testing tools


Technical skills and requirements:

  • Strong understanding of software testing methodologies and techniques
  • Proficient in test case design and execution
  • Experience with defect tracking and test management tools
  • Ability to work with databases and write SQL queries
  • Experience with automated testing tools is an asset
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
  • Microsoft Office
  • ISTQB Certification is an asset


Employee perks, benefits

We offer a flexible and casual work environment, as well as mentorship and on-the-job training to support your personal growth.


Other benefits:

  • ​7.5h working time
  • ​English language courses
  • ​Working in an international team
  • ​Referral bonus
  • ​Family oriented benefits (Wedding and New Baby bonus and days off)
  • ​Personal and Working anniversary bonus
  • ​Sickdays
  • ​Company events (teambuilding, Christmas Party, Family BBQ,…)


Education: IT specialization, University education (Master’s degree), Postgraduate (Doctorate)


Language skills: English – Upper intermediate (B2)


Other knowledge:

Microsoft Office – Skillful
SQL – Skillful


Number of years of experience: 3


Personality requirements and skills

  • Proficient critical thinker with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication in English to convey test results, issues, and recommendations.
  • Attention to Detail: Ability to meticulously examine software components and identify potential defects.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing project requirements and priorities.
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development in the field of software testing.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively and manage time efficiently to meet project deadlines
  • Capability to work closely with developers,  and other team members to ensure high-quality software.
  • Demonstrates independence in work approach
  • Eagerness to explore new technologies, tools, and methodologies to enhance testing processes.


Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best idea wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory.


Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption:  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can’t promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 


Through COVID-19, we implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview and onboard candidates by video using Microsoft TEAMS. We record interviews and use them strictly for quality assurance, training and general record keeping purposes. Should you have any questions about this process, please connect with our hiring team in advance of scheduled interviews. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. 

We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at  


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