Test Automation Lead to define automation strategy, design framework and track testing activities

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 08, 2022
Job End Date: Aug 08, 2022
Pay Rate: Salary: Negotiable
Job ID: 122140
Location: Vancouver, Victoria
Test Automation Lead

The Test Automation Lead will define automation test strategy, design automation framework, plan and track automation testing activities to support all domains relating to Workday functional, Ecosystems, and/or Integration

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of QA experience in multiple QA roles, including technical and functional tester
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a test automation leadership role (i.e., QA Lead)
  • Deep technical hands-on experience on dealing with APIs and related tools (REST, SOAP, Postman), as well as QA automation tools (Selenium, SOAPUI, Cucumber)
  • Expertise in Selenium WebDriver and QTP
  • Deep technical hands-on experience on thick client and web automation
  • Deep technical hands-on experience in the implementation of automated data validation between legacy system and post-conversion in new system

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Student and Enrolment functional or system implementation, and Workday
  • Certifications in one or more of the following are an asset: related test management or testing certifications (ISTQB, ASQ, PMI-RMP, Six Sigma)
  • Defines and implements automation test strategy to support multiple domains including Workday functional, Ecosystems, and/or Integration
  • Defines and implements automation to support data validation for conversion and reports
  • Identify opportunities and promotes test automation to improve on effectiveness and efficiency of testing
  • Provides expertise in automation ROI, tools selection and assessment
  • Leads the design and implementation of robust test automation framework to support reusability, maintainability, and automation best practices for both front-end and back-end
  • Provides thought leadership with regards to setting up an effective and centralized test automation Practice.
  • Develops and provides acquired knowledge and skills training the acquired knowledge with teams, developing and maintaining documentation library.  
  • Document’s automation test strategy and cross-learnings regularly
  • Oversees regular peer review for automation scripts and create summary reports, collating findings and recommendations to leadership.
  • Leads the day-to-day delivery of test automation activities, tracks progress, and prepares test reports
  • Develops and implements automation procedures, methods, standards and control to support effective testing, monitor compliance, mitigate testing risks, and achieve team results
  • Collaborates with QA Managers and QA Leads to understand and plan automation projects
  • Designs and implements automation of test data staging and data validation
  • Designs and implements automated API testing via Postman or SOAPUI