Senior QA Automation Engineer

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Development Id: 14986 - Contract

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a Senior QA Automation Engineer to join our client in Burnaby, BC.


Why work with our client?

  • Undergoing a major business transformation to online ecommerce
  • An enterprise private sector client that offers long term contract opportunities
  • A global established organization with multiple brands 
  • An opportunity to work alongside Vancouver's top IT Consultants



  • Carry out the appropriate level of testing using the right tools to be efficient and effective. I.e. UI, Integration, REST APIs, APIs, Business End to End, Database, Load.
  • Design, develop, and refine automated tests to ensure high regression test coverage.
  • Succinctly and accurately report defects, support post-test diagnosis in the most efficient and effective way.
  • Make decisions on the design, implementation, documentation, and maintenance of manual and automated test cases used to execute acceptance and regression tests.
  • Make decisions on optimal test tooling and techniques to enable API testing, UI Testing, Performance/Load testing, Database testing, for both manual and automated testing.
  • Derive test scenarios and test cases for even the most complex business rules and scenarios.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely and robust execution of testing as part of a regular release schedule.
  • Demonstrate exceptional analytical skills and ability to independently analyze test results and be confident making decisions and recommendations.
  • Demonstrate ability to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner to solve process or technical problems.
  • Develop product testing strategies & testing automation strategies and technologies.
  • Proactively research and evaluate new technologies, frameworks, and methodologies.
  • Define mid to long-term testing software / architecture strategy.
  • Bring substantial experience designing and developing test frameworks and test applications.
  • Remain productive despite uncertainty.
  • Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction.


Top Skills Required

  • 6+ years direct experience as a tester for major application integration projects or major application product releases
  • 4 years direct experience in the design, development and implementation of QA and Test Automation Best Practices
  • 4 years architecting and optimizing automation Infrastructures and Frameworks
  • 4 years maintaining automated tests using tools such as Appium, Selenium, Cucumber, TestNG and REST-Assured 
  • 4 years in application development in Java
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Advanced problem-solving and decision-making skills, advanced technical, application / system troubleshooting skills with the ability to think clearly and resolve issues efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills with high attention to detail in a demanding, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent coaching, listening, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or similar (or equivalent experience)
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.