Rss test description en-us Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:21:28 GMT Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:21:28 GMT Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Account Manager]]>

Reynolds and Reynolds (Canada) Ltd. is one of the top providers of premium integrated computer solutions for automobile dealerships worldwide. In business since 1866, we continue to grow and provide cutting-edge solutions for all aspects of dealerships.

Position Description:

The Account Manager is a Reynolds solutions expert that drives and achieves specific sales goals and market share growth of a specific set of solutions - you will drive and advance the sales cycle. You will participate in the planning and implementation of market strategies and take actions that have a significant impact on a specific business function. You will participate in solutions team business reviews and in customer prospect events and trade shows. You will act as a subject matter expert for an assigned solution set while accomplishing lead program execution tasks, gathering competitive intelligence, and helping train other sales associates. Other duties will include completing all administrative tasks including the maintenance of appropriate reporting/database systems.


Training consists of on-the-job training with Account Managers and the area Regional Sales Director.  In addition, Account Managers participate in nine classes through Reynolds University (approximately one week each) over the course of 12 months.


  • Bachelor's degree, College diploma, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years related experience
  • Strong team player with persuasive communication skills and selling style
  • Able to travel extensively, with some overnight travel
  • Full Canadian driver's license with good driving record and credit historyAutomotive industry experience is a plus (Sales Associate, Sales Manager, Internet Sales Manager, or F&I Manager)


We strive to offer an environment that provides our associates with the right balance between work and family.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Pension plan (50% company match); Canada Savings Bond Campaigns
  • Company car for business and personal use
  • Working remotely with a Blackberry, laptop and other provided home office equipment
  • Professional development and training
  • Promotion from within 
  • Referral bonuses
  • Group Home & Auto Insurance discounts
  • Associate discounts on cars, computers, hotels, events and much more

To Apply:

  • Email your resume
  • Quote Ref. #156JBS - Edmonton territory includes accounts in Red Deer and Saskatoon    
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:23:58 GMT
<![CDATA[QA Centre of Excellence CoE]]>

Quality Assurance - Centre of Excellence   

Job Title: QA Centre of Excellence

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Position: 4 Month Contract

Job Category: Developer

Career Level: Intermediate to Senior

Work Experience: 4 years QA testing, QA CoE, RDBMS, QA automation, QA performance, HP ALM/QC, QTP/UFT, MS SQL, Access, financial products, stocks, bonds, investments, derivatives, VB Scripting, JavaScript, Agile

Industry: Financial


Responsible for assisting and building QA strategies and frameworks for the QA CoE team including: assist in building a QA environment framework, review existing QA processes, support users through QA Tools, and assist in building QA Automation and Performance Frameworks. The incumbent needs to possess working knowledge of the comprehensive investment products/processes and the complexity of the technologies and processes to help build the QA strategies and frameworks.

Skills (Mandatory):

- Must have excellent communication skills.

- A university/college degree

- A minimum of 2 years working experience in Information Technology or Investment Business area with minimum of 4 year in a QA Testing area

- Experience working in a Centre of Excellence, and understanding the core concepts (preferably a QA CoE)

- Experience with building QA strategies, testing, processing and framework

- Experience with process improvements and building QA standards

- Expertise with test environment planning

- Ability to work independently in a fast changing environment. Results oriented, team player

- Good logical, analytical and problem solving skills.

- Knowledge in RDBMS

- Strong verbal and written communication/negotiation skills

- Demonstrated experience and passion in applying current testing methodologies

- Ability to create clear and concise testing documents

- Knowledge of industry standard SDLC and Testing Methodologies

Skills (Nice to have):

- Experience with QA automation

- Knowledge/experience writing strategies/frameworks using Visio and PowerPoint

- Knowledge/experience with HP ALM/QC and QTP/UFT is required

- Knowledge/experience in developing in SQL and MS Access an asset

- Knowledge/experience writing and reviewing programs (VB, PL/SQL, Transact SQL, C#) Knowledge of Financial Products (Stocks, Bonds, Private Investments, Derivatives) and process for managing the products an asset

- Knowledge/experience in working with and building applications in MS Excel (VBA, Excel functions, Using add-in) an asset

- Knowledge/experience in SOA testing an asset

- Knowledge/experience in using Industry leading Testing Tools and Suites, developing/executing scripts for test automation (VBScript, JavaScript, Languages/Scripts for testing tools,) an asset

- Knowledge of Financial Modeling an asset

- Strong interests and background in quantitative areas an asset

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:23:49 GMT
<![CDATA[Ruby on Rails Developer]]>

Job Title: Ruby on Rails Developer

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Permanent

Job Category: Application Development

Career Level: Intermediate to Senior

Work Experience:
5+ years of RoR Ruby on Rails, TDD, RSpec, Git, JQuery, JavaScript, SQL, MySQL, Solr, GIS, OOD, MVC, Agile

Industry: Web Based   


Seeking a Ruby on Rails Developer. Primary responsibilities include constructing tested models, libraries upon which we can deliver high quality releases. You enjoy and excel in a high pressure, low structure entrepreneurial environment. Reporting to the Director of Software Engineering.

Toronto office based with some flexibility to work from home.

Ruby On Rails, SQL plus a minimum of 5 years programming experience is required.


  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science or equivalent
  • +5 year experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Practice TDD using RSpec
  • Git
  • Experience working with JQuery and other JavaScript libraries and other web-app frameworks (not mandatory)
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases and SQL, preferably MySQL
  • Nice to have Solr, GIS, machine learning
  • Familiarity with OOD, MVC and Agile methodologies are desired but not mandatory
  • Previous experience working on large data sets is preferred and programming best practices
  • Able to learn quickly and easily adapt to a wide variety of programming challenges
  • Excellent communication skills - you have a way with words & can connect easily with others
  • You take a leadership role on tasks assigned to you and work really well as part of a team
  • Highly organized time management skills - you're able to juggle multiple priorities at once
  • A passion for constant improvement - always looking to do things better (both personally, as part of a team and for the company)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:23:49 GMT
<![CDATA[Technical Writer]]>

Technical Writer

Job Title: Technical Writer

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Category: Technical Writing

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A                                                                         

Work Experience: 7+ years of IT Technical Writing, 5 years of Capital Markets, BI Business Intelligence, SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Industry: Financial                               


- Work with subject matter experts in Data Management and Information Technology to define objectives of documentation;

- Create product service manuals to assist users in the migration of their reports and application to the new Enterprise Data Warehouse;

- Create documentation and training collateral for new approaches and capabilities to be used by the Information Technology group in support of the migration of users;

- Transform project requirements documentation into user service manuals;

- Define process, create Release Notes and train staff to maintain the Release Notes process;

- Validate usability and accuracy of resulting documentation with test users;

- Manage multiple assignments simultaneously, while working independently and with other writers/subject matter experts.

- Weekly, monthly status reports, as may be required by reporting manager(s);

- Other duties as may be required.


- Minimum of 7 years of experience in a technical writing role for software implementation teams

- Minimum 5 years of experience in Capital Markets, either in technical writing or other roles

- Understanding of systems architecture and reporting tools, such as Business Intelligence

- Strong technical skills and proficient in MS Office including SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

- Experience in working with software development teams

- Ability to depict material in an illustrative fashion in order to communicate complex concepts

- Must be flexible and have ability to interact with users and developers

- Must have a demonstrated ability to work within tight deadlines

- Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills

- Good time management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work in a deadline driven environment

- A fast learner, resourceful, and a willingness to take initiative as a strong team player.

- Ability to depict material in an illustrative fashion in order to communicate complex concepts

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:23:49 GMT