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Reference # : 18-00423 Title : Test Automation Specialist (Senior)
Location : Ottawa, ON
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 11 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 a Senior Test Automation Specialist for a nine (9) 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:
  • 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
  • Leads test automation efforts towards designing and implementing a maintainable automation test framework based on the standards and guidelines set forth by management and ensures Innovapost guidelines, strategies and procedures are followed
  • Implements, documents, and monitors best practices for test automation across the Scrum team(s)
  • Demonstrate technical leadership and act as a mentor for other test team members
  • 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 and 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
  • Performs all functional and non-functional testing. 

Must Haves:
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in automating business application and/or software tests
  • Strong experience in analyzing and understanding functional, technical and non-functional requirements in a variety of application environments
  • Experience in 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
  • Experience using telemetry tools/ dashboards
  • Agile Experience
  • Accessibility Testing
  • Good understanding of QA methodology – test plans, test cycles, and software release
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and processes.
  • Selenium, SOAPUI or similar web and API test frameworks experience
  • Java, JavaScript experience.

Nice to Have:
  • Mendix or PaaS or 4GL experience
  • Openshift, Docker, Kubernetes
  • TeamCity, Jenkins, Git, Eclipse, Maven, IntelliJ, SonarQube, etc.
  • Mobile testing and load/performance tools such as Jmeter
  • Jira, Zephyr HP ALM/QTP or similar test management tool 
  • Continuous testing within CI/ CD construct.

Start Date: 14/01/2019

End Date: 13/10/2019

*Possibility of a contract extension following the initial 9 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.