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SW Quality Assurance Tester, Control Surfaces

  • Avid Technology, Inc.
  • 111 Ch De La Gare Piedmont, Quebec J0R 1K0 &, 5455 Av. de Gaspé #330, Montreal, QC H2T 3B3, Canada
  • 25/04/2024
Full time Information Technology Media-Journalism

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

SW Quality Assurance Tester, Control Surfaces


Avid makes technology and collaborative tools so creators can entertain, inform, educate and enlighten the world. Our customers are the visionaries behind the most inspiring feature films, television programs, news broadcasts, televised sporting events, music recordings, and live concerts.

To learn how Avid powers greater creators or for more information, visit

Job summary

The Control Surfaces team is looking for an enthusiastic and talented software quality assurance tester to work on our award winning S1, Dock, Avid Control, and other control surfaces. The ideal candidate should share our passion for audio as well as demonstrate a talent for detail-oriented, persistent, and painstaking product testing.

Based in one Montreal's trendiest neighborhoods, we offer a fun and casual working environment where our employees enjoy technical challenges; they are dynamic, passionate, creative; and yes, they come running (or bicycling) to work!  Our salaries are competitive and our benefits are fantastic.


  • Isolate, report, and track bugs and potential issues that users might encounter in our control surfaces such as the Avid S1, S3, S6, Dock, Avid Control, and Artist Series used in conjunction with Pro Tools and other Digital Audio Workstations
  • Write and execute test cases
  • Communicate with beta testers, validating and writing bug reports for issues found externally
  • Review documents written by technical writers
  • Work effectively in a multi-tasking and highly dynamic environment with teams based in North America and Europe
  • Write, modify, and maintain automated test scripts

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with control surfaces and mixing consoles
  • Experience with Control Surfaces, Pro Tools, or other Digital Audio Workstations
  • Excellent software and hardware troubleshooting skills
  • Interest in or experience with music and audio production
  • Strong English language communication skills, written and verbal
  • Some experience with scripting or coding
  • Self-Starter with the ability to work independently and with distributed teams in different time zones.

Avid is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!