Our client is in need of QA Automation Tester for an initial 12-month contract in Toronto, ON.
The team includes a passionate group of strategists, UX and visual designers, full stack developers, content managers, scrum masters, testers, product owners, people experience specialists, and other digital experts.
The client is looking for a hardworking and motivated Automation Tester to join the team to provide unwavering leadership in Quality Assurance and collaborate across the team to advocate and push for testing best practices, such as Exploratory Testing, Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD).
In this role, you will drive all aspects of testing, with an emphasis on using your automation and QA expertise to help our delivery teams design, develop, and maintain sustainable automated test suites, as well as incorporate Exploratory testing into our delivery process.
You will help on leveraging automation tools or custom solutions to increase reliability and performance of our digital products
You will work closely with developers and product owners to grasp the full scope of features and pair with developers to advise and build automation scripts (unit, integration, end-to-end, UI) ensuring code coverage and quality
You will build, execute, improve and maintain automation test scripts through standard methodologies, closely monitor test results for swift feedback, and participate in peer code reviews
You will advocate and endorse good testing practices, like pair programming, code reviews, Test Driven Development (TDD), Exploratory Testing, Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD), Continuous Integration (CI), and Continuous Delivery (CD)
You will engage in all phases of the agile development cycle, clearly and actively voice out concerns and strive to tackle technical debt with your team
You will identify, evaluate, report and detail defects, questionable functions and inconsistencies in product content and outlook during the design and implementation phase
You will review code commits and ensure the right level of tests are included
You will conduct Manual testing when required and lead and conduct Exploratory Testing sessions with the team
Automation audit and cleaning, validate accuracy/efficiency, remove duplicates with other types of testing (Unit Test/Contract Test), remove overlapping with other E2E testing, respecting digital code standards, validate that tests are sold)
Build and maintain documentation in confluence and other document hubs
What you will Bring:
You have experience setting up different types of automation with reporting solutions and you understand which tool(s) best fit certain needs
You have a strong ability to learn and adapt in a fast paced changing environment
You have an understanding of QA methodologies and strong ‘hands on’ experience developing test scripts for functional, performance, and regression testing that include automated, ad-hoc, and manual testing elements
You have the ability to identify, analyze, report and document defects, questionable functions and inconsistencies in product content and outlook.
You have good experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous Build, Continuous Delivery Practices, Test Automation and related tool-sets (such as Appium, Selenium, Jenkins, NightwatchJS, etc)
Establish and maintain comprehensive and well-structured test cases to organize component test scenarios, for documentation and knowledge sharing purposes.
You have experience with testing within an Agile development environment
You are experienced in both web and mobile testing
You are adept at communicating and collaborating with both technical and non-technical team members
You possess demonstrable leadership thinking and expertise with testing methods, strategies, and tools
You demonstrate a passion for continuous improvement of existing processes and tools, as well as documentation of standards and best practices
Must to have skills:
1. 3 Years Automation testing with Apps
2 Continuous Integration Testing experience (Appium, Selenium, Jenkins)
Nice to have skills:
2. Communication skills, dealing with stakeholders
3. Previous Agile or Digital experience