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Sr. Automation Test Lead to provide API testing for a Digital Payments project using Postman for our large banking client- 28329

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 03, 2023
Job End Date: Jul 02, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 125425
Location: Toronto
Sr. Automation Test Lead to provide API testing for a Digital Payments project using Postman for our large banking client-  28329

Location Address: Hybrid - Downtown Toronto – currently fully remote; expected to come into office 1-2 days/week starting in the New Year – preference for candidates in the GTA
Contract Duration: 6 months
Extension: Possibility of extension & conversion to FTE
Schedule Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday; standard 37.5 hrs/week

Business group: Canadian Digital Banking Engineering - Digital Payments – Provide microservices to mobile and web; deal with day-to-day payments, EMTs, bill payments, wallet provisioning
Project: Open Banking Project – connecting with other banks to process day to day banking

Typical Day in Role:
Collaborate closely with a team of backend API developers, business system analysts, developers, and
architects to work on both new features and incremental improvements
Develop and update automated test scenarios
Bring new ideas on how to improve the test framework
Create robust, repeatable automated testing solutions for our production software
Develop both positive and negative test scenarios while working with business system analysts, developers,
and technical leads to test new features

Must Have Skills:
  • 3+ experience as an Automation Test Lead, preferably within banking
  • 5+ years of experience in Java or J2EE
  • 3+ years of testing Restful APIs with Postman
  • 3+ years of experience in Load Testing (preferably with Locust and LoadRunner)
  • 5+ years’ experience in developing Unit Tests and Integration Tests using testing frameworks such as JUnit, TestNG, and RestAssured

Nice-To-Have Skills:
  • Experience in building, integrating and deploying web services (REST/ SOAP/JSON/XML)
  • 3+ years of experience in Spring Boot
  • Python Scripting
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • RestAssured, Cucumber, and Supertest, SOAPUI
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented software development best practices
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment. Experience with Java Build Tools: Maven or Gradle
  • Familiarity with OpenAPI Specification (OAS)/ Swagger, YAML, JSON
  • Knowledge/ experience in Java ORM Frameworks such as Hibernate, Spring DAO
  • Exposure to RDBMS such as Oracle or DB2. Knowledge and experience with SQL queries

Bachelors or equivalent in computer science or related field is preferred

Best VS. Average Candidate:
Ideal candidate has all the must have requirements and 2/3 nice to haves

Candidate Review & Selection
1 round – 1 hour MS Teams video interview – HM + other team members
30 minutes – verbal interview probing on technical skills
30 minutes- Codility test

Hiring Manager’s availability to interview: ASAP – HM away Dec 10th-Jan 13th – will have a delegate