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Automation Engineer

Nexus Systems Group Inc.

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted June 30, 2022.

This position will be located at our Markham office.

Reporting to the QA Manager, the Senior QA Engineer is primarily responsible for ensuring the quality of deliverables throughout the agile development lifecycle.

If you do not have at least 5 years of automation experience, please do not apply.

Key Responsibilities The QA Engineer will focus on analyzing requirements, developing and maintaining automated and manual test cases in line with ongoing agile development Develop a strategy to automate feature testing as part of the product life-cycle, and to define and implement the automated test cases required to guarantee the highest level of quality and performance You will actively measure code coverage of the automation tests to identify areas of focus, and other metrics to identify areas of brittleness in the automation code, producing dashboards to provide data to the team Support all testing activities related to manual and automation testing of stories developed in the sprint Create and execute test plans consisting of functional, system, regression and integration test suites Automate and execute UI Performance scripts to measure speed, reliability and resiliency of the application Actively participate in continuous quality improvements for the product and processes with both automated and manual testing Participate in improving QA processes to deliver good quality product by giving feedback on existing and newly introduced processes Find ways to break the code and prevent issues Ability to be the voice of quality during testing, raising issues when needed, and highlighting risk Assist QA Manager in creating status and progress reports and testing metrics as required Skills and Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent 5-9 years’ QA experience with web applications and web services Hands-on experience in developing automation frameworks and writing test scripts Develop automated tests using Visual Studio Code, Selenium Web driver, SoapUI or Postman to achieve maximum code coverage Good understanding of SDLC and of Agile/Scrum software development process Experience writing SQL statements and database testing skills Strong skills in using JIRA and Zephyr Experience working in an Agile development environment and understanding of the role of QA Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to work effectively in a team-oriented collaborative environment Planning and organizational skills Flexibility and adaptability to ambiguity Client focus Web based applications and some mobile Java/Angular AWS – Amazon Cloud Testing tools: Protractor, Selenium Web driver, Web driver-Manager, Jasmine-Data-Providers, Visual Studio Code Jira and Zephyr Databases: Oracle 11g and 12c, MySQL 5.7 Nexus is one of North America’s leaders in the provision of technology staff augmentation and strategic resource consulting.

With a team of talented professionals using best of breed methodologies, Nexus consistently over delivers with quick, quality and trusted results to its clients and consultants.