Test Automation Specialist - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
  • Develop and implement test automation for component, integration or system testing 
  • Lead test automation efforts towards designing and implementing a maintainable automation test framework 
  • Work closely with product owners, delivery primes, developers to understand test requirements and establish test automation approach and strategy 
MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Up-to-date on current technologies including middleware, web and mobile development platforms, multiple database platforms, virtual and cloud platforms, automation tools, web services, DevOps and configuration management. 
  • Experience with QA practices within different software development methodologies including but not limited to test strategy and approach, test plans, test data planning, etc. 
  • Experience with Selenium Webdriver, Selenium Grid, Xpath, Page Objects, Junit/TestNG. 
  • Experience with Java, JavaScript. 
  • Experience with GIT 
Nice to have: 
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and processes. 
  • Experience with TeamCity, Jenkins, Github, IntelliJ/Eclipse, Maven, Jira. 
  • Experience with continuous testing environment. 
  • Experience with test management tools, like Zephyr, qmetry, qtest, ALM, etc. 
  • Experience with Appium, Espresso, Protractor. 
CERTIFICATIONS 
  • Academic : undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, collegiate diploma in computer science or equivalent experience (required). 
EXPERIENCE 
  • 5+ years’ experience as a test automation engineer. 
  • 1+ years hands-on experience in using telemetry tools. 
  • 3+ years’ experience in an Agile environment. 
OVERALL SKILLS – ABILITIES 
  • Interpersonal skills, and proven to flourish working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-disciplinary team, across multiple projects and multiple locations 
  • Ability to promote & drive change 
  • Sharp analytic and problem-solving capabilities that go beyond strict technical expertise 
  • Technical leadership and people management experience
DURATION: 6 months plus possible extensions
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