Test Automation Lead
Work Location : Toronto, ON
Start Date : ASAP
Contract Duration : 1 Year possible extension
Our client, a global leading IT company, is looking for a Test Automation Lead.
Lead Test Automation activities between and within pods.
Analyze, develop, debug, execute and maintain complex automated test cases.
Be responsible for all project / release testing (e.g. integration, business acceptance, performance, operability, deployment verification).
Apply risk analysis methodologies, tools that align with a project's development approach.
Prioritize testing tasks, ensure milestones, activities, tasks are completed as scheduled.
Create and execute test case creation and execution to ensure team meets timelines.
Ensure testing does not impact the production environment (e.g., file transmission scheduling), meets information security / privacy policies / guidelines.
Follow established testing processes, in doing so, identify, assess, address, resolve and / or escalate, develop contingency plans as needed.
Participate in audit reviews of test artifacts, ensure they meet standards and audit requirements, and are stored in the project site.
Participate in gate reviews, testing activities and artifacts, ensure they adhere to gating criteria.
Capable of leading QA activities within sprint and SIT phase - work closely with all team to plan, execute, report and drive continuous improvement
Implement QE Best practices at every opportunity and ensure accurate status tracking / reporting to QA manager
Strong Test Leadership and Management Skills - Create program level strategies, test metrics and reporting, ability to drive sprint scope, retrospection and influence changes to align to best practices
Actively participate in daily meetings with development and business stakeholders, code reviews, building automation framework, and performing automation demos
Strong knowledge with Azure Cloud architecture and services
Past experience with enterprise data migration to Cloud
Strong Java & Spark knowledge - Ability to write code / modules for complex scenarios, integration points and supporting multiple technologies
In sprint automation for UI (selenium) and Java
Experienced in behavior driven development model (BDD)
Knowledge and working experience on Automation frameworks.
Working experience with CI / CD pipeline using Jenkins
Strong agile background - Sprint ceremonies, scrum methodology, planning and retrospections
Automation strategy creation and planning
Strong communication and analytical skills
Good knowledge of SQL (because as part of automation and connecting to database and creating queries, they should know SQL)
Tools - Cucumber, Jenkins, GIT, Selenium
Good to have
Working experience with Ansible
Working experiences with Hadoop infrastructure and ETL process
Working experience with Linux / UNIX
Previous Banking experience
ManpowerGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE / AA)