Lead Test Automation Engineer
Thomson Reuters
Toronto, ON
4d ago

About the Role

In this opportunity as Lead Test Automation Engineer , you will :

  • Create, build and test : Put your deep background in test automation to work, being the voice of quality on the engineering team, and leading all testing work for the design system.
  • Document and communicate with engineering teams, with an emphasis on the testing that goes into every component.

  • Be part of a collaborative team : Work closely with UX Designers, Accessibility Specialists, Content Strategists, UX Researchers, Software Engineering and Architects in a collaborative team-oriented environment to lead the project from a software engineering perspective, and create new components and tools to be used across our entire organization.
  • Advocate for the consumers of the Design System (product engineering teams) while developing features that align to the needs of the end-user.

  • Be an Effective Communicator : Share ideas, participate in peer-reviews, and exhibit strong listening skills. You justify and articulate engineering decisions during design reviews.
  • You lead brainstorming sessions with product teams, and can share outcomes using your excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Importantly, you bring the need for test automation into every engineering discussion.

  • Be Curious & Innovative : Continuously update yourself with next generation user experiences, technology, and contribute to process development practices.
  • Turn user research and usability feedback into easy-to-use solutions. Gather, analyze, and synthesize UX & technology needs for complex product and user requirements.

    Passion for frontend engineering and bringing systems thinking to the design world, including a relentless pursuit of test automation

    Preferred Tech stack : React, Redux, Angular, Node.js, JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS / SASS, Web Components, Webpack, StencilJS, Lit, Chromatic, Cypress, API design (REST, GraphQL, gRPC) and patterns

    About You

    You’re a fit for the role of Lead Test Automation Engineer if you have :

    Basic qualifications :

  • 8+ years experience in Software Engineering
  • 3+ years working as a lead software test engineer in an enterprise setting, preferably in the public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • 2+ years experience working specifically in frontend design and architecture
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Experience working in a shared capabilities or platform engineering organization, including experience with complex multi-tenant environments
  • Experience building a Design System and / or customizing an existing system (Google Material, Microsoft Fluent etc.)
  • Ability to partner with product owners, user experience designers, and technology leaders to establish, promote, and advance a frontend architecture strategy and best practices
  • Experience with a variety of web application designs including monolithic, micro frontends, SOA, micro services, and web components
  • Experience with cloud-native architectures and modernizing legacy architectures
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar
  • What’s in it For You?

    You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through :

  • Hybrid Work Model : Currently, as part of our COVID-19 response, our employees are working remotely and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines with the majority of our offices planning to remain remote throughout 2021.
  • Upon return, we will embrace a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote work.

  • Culture : Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
  • Wellbeing : Comprehensive benefit plans; company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs;
  • resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.

  • Learning & Development : LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company;
  • Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking.

  • Social Impact : Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
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