Automation Developer (B34186370)

Location: 200 Boul. Bouchard, Dorval. QC, Canada
Date Posted: 03-04-2018
Our client is looking for a resource who will be reporting to the Sr. Manager of OSS Solution Integration, the Test Automation Lead will be primarily responsible for working with the SI teams to research, develop, maintain, execute, and analyze automated testing requirements on all of our products and infrastructure in order to facilitate product quality, reliability and scalability.
Collaborate with various teams to identify automation testing needs per systems (i.e. NMS, ITSM, Fault Monitoring tools, other services) and infrastructure and to provide recommendations, plans, and roadmap for execution

  • Take ownership of deliverables, provide training to other Developers, project leadership, assist with implementation, resolving impediments and executing a quality direction throughout for all automation related testing implementations, functional, regression, integration, production sanity, etc.
  • Ensure that all product development have clearly defined sets of automated tests to validate requirements and guarantee quality implementations
  • Commit to an automation development roadmap, plan and ensure the successful implementation of that plan, reporting progress, and raising concerns along with recommended solutions as the need arises
  • Interface with other technology teams to ensure issue-free product deployments
  • Remain up-to-date in emerging trends and techniques in software development and automation, advocating for their adoption where and when appropriate
  • Ensure appropriate coverage of automated tests, including unit tests, integration tests, coded UI tests and UI tests, is introduced for all new code
  • Create and run test validations using new and existing tools at various levels including database validation, business rules validation, UI validation and integration and service validations
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile lifecycle
  • Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines with demonstrated flexibility
  • Provide leadership through all aspects of the development automation test life cycle
  • Participate in all phases of the Agile framework, including grooming, planning, daily standups, demos and retrospectives
  • Document test results and projected scalability, and communicate a summary of results to satisfy both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Critical Qualifications and Competencies
  • 3+ years of experience in leading automation initiatives
  • 3+ years of experience with automated testing frameworks such as Robot.
  • Bilingual – French & English (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of both commercial and open-source tools
  • Experience working in an Agile Framework
  • Strong comfort in Jira / Confluence
  • Knowledge of .Net programming and web development
  • Knowledge in developing and testing web services
  • Outstanding critical thinking and collaboration skills with a strong passion to get to the “root of the problem”.
  • 3+ years of experience with virtualization technologies such as Vmware.
  • 3+ years of experience coding in Python.
  • Experience with container and deployment technologies such a docker and ansible.
  • Experience automating deployments to physical and virtual hosts.
  • Basic understanding of linux, networking and infrastructure such as LDAP, DHCP, AD.
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent required (M.S. Preferred).

Preferred Qualifications;
  • QA and/or Software Development experience with deep understanding of overall QA processes and automation testing approaches including but not limited to requirements review, test planning and documentation, test case creation and execution, defect management, issue troubleshooting, tracking, reporting and verification
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, execute and maintain manual and/or automated tests for applications using a variety of tools / methods
  • Knowledge of software development and testing tools such as Jira, Confluence, Visual Studio,
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