Test Automation Specialist - Intermediate

Location: Ottawa, ON
Date Posted: 28-06-2018
Responsibilities:
  • Takes responsibility for completeness and accuracy of automation test data entry and record keeping of tests completed. 
  • Assists with functional and technical test case and script design reviews. 
  • Creates automated test scripts for change requests and project changes based on functional or technical design documentation. 
  • Converts requirements and design documents or existing manual test scripts into a set of automated test cases and scripts, ensuring compliance with methodology. 
  • Performs end-to-end integrated automation testing of key business processes using available tools and applications, ensures fixes are tested and verified until requirements are met. 
  • Creates test scripts for change requests and project changes based on functional or technical design documentation. 
  • Converts requirements and design documents into a set of test cases and scripts, ensuring compliance with methodology. 
  • Performs defect tracking and coordinates QA activities. 
  • Analyzes data, recommends improvements and compiles reports based on findings. 
  • Drives the efficient quality of applications through solid testing methods and improves effectiveness by identifying the right set of test cases and scenarios to automate and execute. 
  • May assist with project setup within Quality Center for automation and QuickTest Pro (or equivalent tool) as well as the target test environment. 
  • Performs defect tracking and coordinates test automation related activities. Analyzes data, recommends improvements and compiles reports based on findings. 
  • Recommends adjustments to current test automation processes and procedures to ensure continuous improvements. Communicates test automation processes and associated test plans to appropriate parties. 
  • Works closely with different functional and technical groups to resolve issues, and ensure thorough automated testing that meets the scope of the approved test strategy and test automation approach. 
  • Participates in product readiness and release decisions and provides test sign-off documentation. 
Must Have: 
  • Agile Experience 
  • Accessibility Testing 
  • Good understanding of QA methodology – test plans, test cycles, and software release 
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and processes. 
  • Must have a valid Reliability level federal government security clearance
Nice to Have: 
  • Mendix or PaaS or 4GL experience 
  • Accessibility Testing 
  • Good understanding of QA methodology – test plans, test cycles, and software release 
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and processes 
  • Experience in TeamCity, Git, Eclipse, Maven, Jira 
  • Experience with mobile testing and load/performance tools such as Jmeter 
  • HP ALM/QTP 
  • Jira, Zephyr or similar test management tool, SonarQube, etc. 
  • Experience in continuous testing within CI/ CD construct 
Experience & Requirements: 
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in automated business application and/or software testing 
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and understand functional, technical and non-functional requirements. 
  • Experience designing, creating, executing, and troubleshooting both application specific and integrated end-to-end automated test cases, scripts, and scenarios.
Duration: 4 months plus possible extension
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