Test Automation Specialist - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON
Date Posted: 28-06-2018
Responsibilities:
  • Facilitates communication with the team and with other groups to ensure that test automation designs (scripts, data, expected results, etc.) are clearly understood and all test automation requirements are met. 
  • Upholds the standards and expectations set forth by management and ensures guidelines, strategies and procedures are followed. 
  • Provides updates and status reports to the Test Lead/Test Manager and/or Project Manager as appropriate. 
  • Works closely with different functional and technical groups to resolve and prevent issues, ensure thorough automated testing from both a business and technical architecture perspective, and understands related support and production issues. 
  • Converts requirements and design documents into a set of automated test cases, scenarios and scripts, ensuring compliance with methodology. Analyzes data, recommends improvements and compiles reports based on findings. 
  • 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. 
  • Performs application specific and/or integrated end-to-end complex automated testing of key business processes using available tools and applications. 
  • 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: 
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in automating business application and/or software tests. 
  • Strong experience analyzing and understanding functional, technical and non-functional requirements in a variety of application environments. 
  • Experience designing, creating, executing, and troubleshooting automated test cases, scripts and scenarios.
  • Experience designing and implementing common test automation frameworks to maximize efficiency and minimize maintenance costs. 
  • Experience using and leveraging automated testing tools.
Duration: 4 months plus possible extension
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