JavaScript Job: QA Automation Tester

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Kingston - Canada

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JavaScript Job Details

QA Automation Tester

Why you’ll love this role

Are you passionate about software testing, eager to sharpen your skills every day? A thought leader who enjoys being up-to-date on advancements in test automation, who never assumes something works correctly the first time. Do you like to break code, tear it apart and get to the bottom of bugs? You show initiative and are not afraid to roll up your sleeves, challenge the status quo to reach higher standards of quality, performance and availability and be 100% focused on getting the job done. You actively seek to replace manual tests with automatic tests, and build new infrastructure to deliver those automated tests.

What you’ll be working on

  • Software development (“coding”) of high quality test automation scripts
  • Contribute to automated testing with functional, behavioural and integration testing
  • Proactively work with internal development, network and security teams to ensure robustness and effectiveness of test suites created
  • Troubleshoot problems and ensure resolution of issues impeding effective test coverage or execution
  • Research and investigate improvements; analyze and provide findings and recommendations to management

What you’ll need to have

  • Completion of a University degree, college diploma, technical training, and/or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years work experience (co-op/internships included) in test automation/software development
  • Experience with an Agile Development Environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member as required
  • Flexibility to adapt in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Experience with designing Integration, System, User Acceptance tests
  • Experience of Web Services (REST preferable) test automation
  • Experience with CI (CircleCI preferable) and version control systems (Git preferable)
  • Experience with Penetration testing
  • Experience with React JavaScript Library and Postman ADE

It would be nice for you to have

  • Experience with JMeter
  • Experience with Mobile Automation Tools like Appium
  • Experience with Test Management Tools
  • Experience with React JavaScript Library
  • Experience with Postman ADE
  • Understanding concepts of keyword-driven, data-driven and behavior-driven test frameworks
  • Practical experience with keyword/data/behavior-driven frameworks is a big plus

Beyond the salary

For regular full-time positions, Empire Life offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Benefits plan
  • Pension plan
  • Social club
  • Learning & development
  • Current career opportunities
  • Career choices

Get to know us

We’re one of the top 10 life insurance companies in Canada and offer an environment that encourages the pursuit of personal and professional success. At the heart of that success is our focus on customers; we provide protection and financial security for Canadians—with a personal touch.

We acknowledge and reward talent, and support our employees in achieving and exceeding individual and organizational goals. Our goal is to make Empire Life a great place to work, learn and grow, where people can be their true selves, feel they belong and have equal opportunity for growth in their careers. We’re also committed to supporting an inclusive workplace that values diversity.

If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity and the chance to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply.

Empire Life is committed to providing equal access to employment. Empire Life welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the screening and selection process. If you need this job posting in an alternative format please contact [email protected]