• Category
    Information Technology - Quality Assurance
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for an Intermediate Test Automation Specialist for a 5.5-month contract with possibility of extension with our Crown Corporation Client located in Kanata, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Intermediate Test Automation Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

• Takes responsibility for completeness and accuracy of automation test data entry and record keeping of tests completed.

• Assists with functional and technical test case and script design reviews. Creates automated test scripts for change requests and project changes based on functional or technical design documentation.

• Converts requirements and design documents or existing manual test scripts into a set of automated test cases and scripts, ensuring compliance with methodology.

• Performs end-to-end integrated automation testing of key business processes using available tools and applications, ensures fixes are tested and verified until requirements are met.

• Drives the efficient quality of applications through solid testing methods and improves effectiveness by identifying the right set of test cases and scenarios to automate and execute.

• Performs defect tracking and coordinates test automation related activities. Analyzes data, recommends improvements and compiles reports based on findings.

• Recommends adjustments to current test automation processes and procedures to ensure continuous improvements.

• Communicates test automation processes and associated test plans to appropriate parties.

• Works closely with different functional and technical groups to resolve issues, and ensure thorough automated testing that meets the scope of the approved test strategy and test automation approach.

• Participates in product readiness and release decisions and provides test sign-off documentation.

The Intermediate Test Automation Specialist must meet the following mandatory requirements:

• 1-3 years of delivering test automation in Agile software development projects (either regression or in-sprint) including integration of automation with DevOps (CI process).

• 1-3 years of experience in automation framework design & development required (using Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, Python or C#) with a focus on reducing maintenance effort and dependency on an external test data solution.

• Minimum 2 years of hands on experience any 3 of the following required: Selenium, REST-assured, TestNG, Maven, Node.JS, SuperTest, Mocha, Jasmin – test automation framework,SoapUI / LoadUI, Karate web service automation framework

• Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including one or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools: Jenkins, Maven, Git, Bitbucket (working with branches, merging and performing pull requests)

• Proven success in contributing to Agile software development teams and delivery test automation in-sprint

• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

• Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Flexibility & Adaptability

Nice to Have:

Familiarity with the following technologies/cloud environments/design patterns/test types:

• Apache Kafka

• Openshift, Docker, Kubernetes

• Microsoft Azure

• Actor model

• Apache Cassandra

• Jenkins CI

• Load/performance tools such as Jmeter, LoadUI, Gatling, Grinder, LoadRunner

• Service virtualization experience

If you are interested in applying to the Intermediate Test Automation Specialist position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco’ button.


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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12092593

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