QA Automation Lead
Michael Page
North York, Canada
8d ago

About Our Client

Our client is one of the well renowned organizations in this space. It has done some exceptional work in the past few years and is growing exponentially.

To fuel its growth further, it's looking for a QA Automation Lead based out of its office in North York, Canada.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand technical details of the client's product line and gain hands-on expertise of the products and systems as required
  • Prioritize the execution of tasks and tests based on business requirements and risks
  • Analyze the testing needs and develop automated testing solutions by analyzing test strategies, test plans and test cases.
  • Create all the related and needed project documentation and provide accurate estimates for each project

  • Develop new automation framework while maintaining new capabilities in existing frameworks
  • Develop modular and robust automated test scripts for GUI, API and back-end validations, by utilizing objects, exception handling, and other advanced automation techniques
  • Very hands-on : Create and / or modify written test procedures, test scripts, test cases, test logs, and other test-related artifacts using approved processes and software tools
  • Manage risks, including mitigation and contingency plans
  • Perform and support automated testing activities using the appropriate tools and techniques, such as functional, integration, regression, performance, usability, installation, security and more
  • Design and execute SQL statements for database manipulation and querying
  • Manage defects in compliance to the established defects management process using tools such as Jira and Bugzilla
  • Work with management to define and / or improve processes, templates and standards related to software testing
  • Communicate results of automated testing efforts to management through the creation of reports, summaries and logs
  • Install and configure software and test environments in preparation for test execution
  • The Successful Applicant

    Required Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of QA experience in automation for products or systems on Windows and Linux environments
  • 3+ years' experience with developing automation framework development
  • 3+ Years' experience with Cucumber automation framework development (MUST)
  • Proficient level of skills in 3 or more of the following programming languages and tools : Python, Selenium, Java, Powershell
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software development, or a related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Knowledge of the QA process, and testing disciplines and methodologies
  • Jira and Zephyr APIs, Shell, Javascript, Angular JS, C++ / C#, XML, HTML VB
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of automation testing Experience in mobile and responsive design automation
  • Experience working within an agile environment
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries and analyze results to validate application functionality
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent technical depth and troubleshooting skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Nice To Haves

  • Experience with MS SQL and PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience of XML, UNIX / Linux, HTML, Perl, TCP / IP and client / server systems
  • Knowledge of backup / restore products
  • Experience with virtualization environments, such as VMWare and Hyper-V
  • Full life cycle software development process knowledge
  • Knowledge of Exchange, SalesForce.com. Google, Amazon Web Services, Azure and other cloud services is a plus
  • What's on Offer

    In addition to a competitive package, you will be part of a well renowned and growing brand.

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