Lead Automation Tester

Lead Automation Tester

Category: Project Management
City: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0721-2610
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Remote until after COVID, then client-site
Enhanced Clearance, eligible for Secret clearance (10+ years in Canada)

At CGI our employees work in a fun, fast-paced environment working closely with our internal and external clients.
We are looking for an equally fun and fast-paced individual interested in building upon the newly established Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) framework and standards, educating and mentoring teams on BDD implementation, including providing technical & process guidance.
You will work with multiple teams as the BDD SME (Subject Matter Expert), will develop and strengthen internal/external relationships, establish cross-team partnerships to deliver on the living documentation.

Remote: Yes

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Ability to coach, influence and build relationships with scrum teams to promote adoption of BDD process and tools.
•Strong communication and influencing skills with all the key stakeholders to convey the BDD vision.
•Provide technical direction and support to multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing deep knowledge and expertise in BDD.
•Ability to review current processes, test artifacts, reports, tools and metrics to identify gaps from the perspective of a mature BDD implementation.
•Focus on continuous improvements including usage of appropriate tools, techniques etc.
•Awareness of Industry trends and solutions around BDD.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Test automation experience using Cypress, or similar tools, and Gherkin scripting language.
•Ability to leverage cucumber json output in order to implement and run reporting tools.
•Experienced in BDD frameworks including Cucumber.
•Proven track record of mentoring/coaching multiple teams on BDD (focus on Technology/Tools, Process, etc.)
•Experience in CI/CD/Continuous testing setup using toolsets like Jenkins, Maven, Git/GitHub, etc.
•Excellent Written and verbal communication skills.
•Collaborative team player.
•Proven ability to contribute in a team-oriented environment. Strong knowledge in creating feature files in Gherkin


  • Business Development
  • Certified ScrumMaster
  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Scrum Master
  • Test Management
  • Cypress
  • GIT
  • GIT
  • GitHub
  • Jenkins
  • Maven

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.