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Reference # : 18-00418 Title : Test Automation Specialist (Intermediate)
Location : Kanata, ON
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date / End Date : 01/14/2019 / 06/28/2019  
Description
 Location  Ottawa, ON.
 Language  English Required
 Security Clearance   Enhanced / Secret Clearance Required 


Our client requires the services of an Intermediate Test Automation Specialist for a six (6) month contract to be based in Ottawa, ON.

This is an immediate start opening and requires a capable professional with demonstrable track-record of project delivery within the test automation domain.

The key responsibilities of the post will include the following tasks:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Performs defect tracking and coordinates test automation related activities
  • Analyzes data and 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 Haves:
  • 1-3 years of delivering test automation in Agile software development projects (either regression or in-sprint) including integration of automation with DevOps (CI process)
  • 1-3 years of experience in automation framework design & development required (using Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, Python or C#) with a focus on reducing maintenance effort and dependency on an external test data solution
  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on experience any 3 of the following required: 
    • Selenium 
    • REST-assured 
    • TestNG 
    • Maven 
    • Node.JS 
    • SuperTest, Mocha, Jasmin – test automation framework 
    • SoapUI / LoadUI 
    • Karate web service automation framework 
  • Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools: 
    • Jenkins 
    • Maven 
    • Git, Bitbucket (working with branches, merging and performing pull requests).

Professional Skills Requirements
  • Proven success in contributing to Agile software development teams and delivery test automation in-sprint 
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 
  • Flexibility & Adaptability.

Nice to Have:
  • Familiarity with the following technologies/cloud environments/design patterns/test types: 
    • Apache Kafka 
    • Openshift, Docker, Kubernetes 
    • Microsoft Azure 
    • Actor model 
    • Apache Cassandra 
    • Jenkins CI 
    • Load/performance tools such as JMeter, LoadUI, Gatling, Grinder, LoadRunner 
    • Service virtualization experience.


Start Date: 14/01/2019

End Date: 28/06/2019

*Possibility of a contract extension following the initial six month period.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please provide a detailed resume with two references attached.

You can submit your details through the job application button, or email directly to sahmed@trm.ca for consideration.

Suitable applicants will be contacted asap for further discussion prior to submission.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.