Sr. QA Analyst - API Automation

Location Oakville
Discipline: QA Testing & Engineering
Contact name: Dale Junkin

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Published: about 1 year ago

Our Client, the National leader in their industry, is seeking a talented Quality Assurance Analyst to join their growing QA Team. This role will be responsible for a variety QA functions with a focus on API Automation. This is a full-time permanent opportunity based in the west-end Greater Toronto Area (GTA). We have worked extensively with this Client for 15+ years and have received excellent feedback from those candidates whom we have successfully placed. Please contact us to learn more.


• Hands on knowledge on automated testing tools, architecture/frameworks, techniques, coding languages, and methodologies

• Work with knowledge of Selenium WebDriver, Visual Studio and J-Runner to create automation scripts

• Hands on experience with SoapUI automation and API security testing

• Experience with groovy scripting and virtual services

• Design, develop, debug, execute and maintain complex automation testing scripts using various testing tools

• Lead onshore and offshore test teams in the delivery of the Test planning, Test preparation and Test execution activities in adherence to the organizations standards

• Coordinate necessary and assigned testing resources to ensure project timelines and deliverables are met

• Responsible for identification and implementation of QA process improvements

• Articulate the progress of automation clearly and chair the automation status calls to communicate status of initiatives in platform

• Identify testing risks across projects/releases, escalate to management and provide testing solutions/processes to mitigate the risks

• Collaborate and communicate with internal and external teams on initiatives, resolution of issues and risk mitigation strategies

• Coach new colleagues and participate in knowledge transfer


• Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or similar discipline with 10 years of QA experience

• 5+ years of automation testing experience as an automation engineer with experience in SoapUI Pro and Selenium

• 2 years of knowledge of DevOps or Agile Continuous Integration

• Working knowledge of any Source Code control software (TFS)

• Ability to manage multiple priorities, while providing excellent customer service

• Proven problem solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical problems

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Self-motivated, innovative and analytical with attention to details

• Technical leadership / coach / mentor / provide guidance