Quality Automation Engineer

Quality Automation Engineer

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0621-3167
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

This position is for a quality automation engineer to work as a member of the Insurance Information Services (IIS) product engineering group in GTA-CPS (Commercial/Public Sector).

Working closely with the Product Development team, the incumbent will:
• Drive test automation and Devops pipeline integration of QE activities; implement test metrics culture to demonstrate continuous improvements.
• Manage testing life cycle through effective implementation of testing tools.
• Work closely with testing team to ensure test design and test coverage support the QE strategy for test automation and testing efficiency.
• Have a hands on approach to test planning, reviews and test automation.
• Provide stakeholders transparency on test automation delivery milestones and status.
• Mentor manual testers in transition to test engineer.
• Train BAs, Operations and other members supporting testing efforts on using available test automation.

City: Markham, ON

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Design and execute implementation and evolution of test automation framework(s).
• Define test automation standard methodologies, standards and guidelines; provide oversight as appropriate.
• Develop test strategy, test plans and test cases, ensure traceability matrixes are complete and leverage automated testing frameworks to improve software quality and increase speed of delivery.
• Work closely with implementation teams to understand the product roadmap, features, user stories and acceptance criteria to develop test plans and test cases
• Work with automation developers to develop, maintain and execute automated system and regression test suites
• Create, maintain and report testing metrics including test status and defect reporting
• Build tools to support automated testing such as provisioning test environments and generating data
• Support and provide inputs to performance testing team to conduct appropriate load testing for the projects and to establish baselines.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Computer Science/IT or related IT discipline or equivalent experience
• 6-8 years of strong experience in working as QA Automation tester to perform all test activities including but not limited to Functional, System Integration, Performance and Regression
• 5-7 years of hands on experience on developing and executing automation test cases as a senior automation test engineer
• Ability to quickly understand the insurance industry and our related products.
• Should have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Key Skills:
• Proficient in one or many programming/scripting languages (Java/JavaScript/Groovy/ C#, VB script)
• Hands on SQL experience with relational databases
• Strong working experience in test automation tools like Selenium, Katalon Studio, Cucumber BDD, Postman/SOAP UI for API testing
• Experience in RPA Automation/UI Path
• Exposure to Performance testing tools like Load Runner, JMeter or any other similar tools.
• Experience using Azure DevOps set of Quality Assurance tools.
• Experience with a CI (Continuous Integration) environment such as Git / Jenkins.
• Strong experience on TFS/Jira and other test management tools.
• Strong experience with test estimating efforts and familiarity with requirements traceability
• Strong experience in working with cross functional teams and able to work on multiple projects
• Understand the concept of shift left approach
• Operating Systems : Linux, Windows


  • SQL

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