QA Engineer (Automation)

QA Engineer (Automation)

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Information Technology




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Vancouver-based company to hire a QA engineer. We are seeking a senior QA automation team member for mobile and web app testing for a permanent, full-time position based in Vancouver, BC.

You will be testing a variety of the world-class apps we build for our Fortune 5000 clients. Working in a highly supportive team of skilled developers and testers, you will drive the automation effort across consumer and enterprise apps.

This is an office-based hybrid-remote role.

  • Build world-class automation frameworks.
  • Develop test scripts to ensure robust support for existing features.
  • Review and support other automation engineers.
  • Supporting full-time QA by analyzing requirements for the architecture of test automation solutions, determining current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, selecting new concepts and methodologies, and developing major routines and utilities
  • Work with the QA lead to ensure the highest-quality releases.
  • Report test status to the QA lead, management, and other stakeholders in a clear and consistent way.

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in computer science or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 4+ years of software QA experience
  • Minimum 2+ years automation experience with Selenium and Java
  • passion for software testing, test planning, and process
  • Solid Java development skills
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following testing technologies, tools, or frameworks
    • Appium, Selenium Grid/WebDriver, Cucumber/Gherkin, JUnit, TestNG, JavaScript, Eclipse, and IntelliJ
  • Working knowledge of AWS technologies like S3, SNS, SQS, Lambda, EC2, Fargate, and PostGres
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools
  • Experience working on large-scale systems, including test strategy, test plans, and test automation
  • Experience in test automation maintenance and selection of tools
  • Demonstrate demonstrable proficiency in a scripting language.
  • Use of log files and other sources to deep dive on issues

Nice to Have

  • Strong organizational skills, demonstrated ability to track components simultaneously and synthesize results.
  • experience working with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and understand business requirements.
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience developing product test harnesses

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