Staff Test Automation Engineer
Posted on July 13, 2022
*Open to remote candidates*
At VelocityEHS we are seeking a Staff Test Automation Engineer to support the growth of the tech organization. We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic people who love solving complex business problems. You will be part of a growing test team, leading the development of our test automation framework. This position will be working closely with multiple teams, guiding adoption of test automation best practices. They will work with enterprise architects, application developers, database developers, test automation engineers, business analysts as well as product owners and the DevOps team.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Key Responsibilities include:
- Define best practices and automation standards
- Interface with multiple teams to establish a unified approach to automation
- Establish, own, and drive automated testing from start to finish
- Coach and guide test engineers on best practices and standards
- Offer creative and innovative solutions to complex testing issues
- Collaborate with the test teams and integrate tests into CI/CD process
- Create, execute, and maintain automated test beds
- Troubleshoot failures and stabilize brittle scripts
- Closely monitor test results for swift feedback and participate in peer code reviews
- Report product defects
Minimum Skills & Qualifications:
- Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
- 2+ years professional experience in a Technical QA role or Development role in an Agile environment
- 2+ years experience with scripting and executing tests against a Single Page Application (SPA) and Responsive Design
- 2+ years experience with scripting and executing tests against Back End including API / Microservice Architecture
- 1+ years creating SQL queries for data extraction and validation
- 1+ years experience integrating tests into CI/CD process
- Has built automation as a program for a previous SaaS business.
- Experience building an automation framework and process from the ground up
- Experience with managing test data in an automation environment
- Advanced understanding of programming languages such as Groovy, Java, C# or Python
- Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel and adapt to changes in priority as needed.
- Must possess excellent written/oral communication and organizational skills with the ability to work within a fast-paced company with increasing needs.
- Strong desire for continuous learning and personal growth
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
- Experience with automation mobile testing
- Experience with load / performance testing
- Experience with Swagger a plus
- Experience with GraphQL a plus
VelocityEHS is the largest and fastest-growing environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software company in the world. More than 8 million people rely on our innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions to do their jobs safely and protect the environment.
At VelocityEHS, success is an everyday occurrence. Everyone who walks through our doors has an opportunity to make an impact. Our people make the difference at VelocityEHS – that’s why we’re not just looking for people with the right skills, but for those with the right drive, the right passion and the right character to make our entire team better. We still operate with the same start-up mentality that has made us the leading cloud EHS company, and offer each and every employee the opportunity to grow and reach their full potential.
We’re driven by the work we do to keep others safe, but we also like to have fun while doing it. We believe in producing great results, but also in enjoying the ride. Work-Life balance means two things at VelocityEHS – having time for your life outside of work, and taking steps to bring more life into the workplace. Between all the variety of workplace events, volunteer opportunities and other group activities available, we never forget that dynamic people need and deserve a place to work.
Finally, we understand that taking care of our customers starts with taking care of our employees. Our benefits include excellent medical and dental plans, matching 401(k) saving plan, RRSPS saving plans, generous PTO and more. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.
We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. VelocityEHS is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting [email protected]