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Modest Tree is an award-winning modelling, training and simulation company located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We develop virtual training systems for operation and maintenance training and are experts in game-based technologies, mixed, augmented and virtual reality. Modest Tree provides customized training services and has developed an award-winning software suite, Modest3D, to rapidly create 3D interactive training. Modest Tree’s client focus is the aerospace and defence industry. For more information, visit




The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading a collaborative Quality Assurance team and oversee the testing of software features, reviewing the quality of various applications and includes creating test plans and strategy, as well as test cases in partnership with developers, product owners and project managers.


The person is exceptionally organized, methodical, professional, and has proven experience necessary to contribute to the development and quality assurance activities of our products.



To be an ideal candidate, you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Good understanding of Agile software development concepts

  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle and best practices

  • High level of attention to detail and committed to quality.

  • Solid experience creating test plans, test cases and test strategies.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • A keen ability to learn new software applications and have a passion for technology.

  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure and build sound relationship with clients & co-workers.

  • Possess strong organization and time management abilities.

  • Ability to stay motivated and driven when faced with repetitive tasks.

  • A strong drive and work ethic are essential.

  • Ability to work well leading a team within a dynamic and faced-paced organization.

  • You are someone that takes a lot of pride in your work and it shows.


Technical Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a similar position

  • Currently holding or ability to obtain Canadian Government security clearances.




  • Oversee all quality assurance processes

  • Coach team members on the quality assurance team, providing guidance on processes and continually improving the quality assurance processes and procedures to increase efficiency and streamline communication among stakeholders.

  • Create 3D interactive scenarios using the Modest3D development platform

  • Work closely with the Serious Game team to test software solutions and provide feedback on the software features, documenting issues and ensuring effective resolution.

  • Oversee the execution of software testing plans and development of automated tests

  • Assist in identifying, defining and documenting development requirements

  • Participate in functionality/feature design reviews

  • Other duties as may be required



Compensation: Compensation is negotiated based on the level of knowledge and experience.


Application Process: To apply please send your resume to We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


COVID-19: Our services and demand are strong and we are expanding our team. This position includes remote-work capabilities at this time. 

All applicants need to be currently legally able to work in Canada and must be able to meet security requirements to obtain Controlled Goods Clearance

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