Quality Assurance Automation Specialist

RAPID RTC is seeking an experienced and energetic Quality Assurance Automation Specialist to join our team. Reporting to the Manager of Quality Assurance, the Quality Assurance Automation Specialist will plan and execute the most effective approach to achieve optimal quality and reduce risk, given time constraints and other limitations. Excellent analytical, communication and documentation skills are critical to this position. The ideal candidate has grown from a Manual QA or Developer role into one focused on planning, script development and maintenance of Automation frameworks.


The position involves…

  • Reviewing project requirements to estimate effort, cost and timing for delivery of automated testing services based on given scope
  • Defining test plans and test cases with a focus on increasing the use of automation
  • Working closely with business analysts, development team and QA analysts team to integrate, regression test and manage all tasks associated with automated testing
  • Performing automated web-based and mobile-based software testing, data validation and release management, and developing QA processes utilizing the Software Development Life Cycle and best practices
  • Analyze current suite of applications to identify opportunities for automation design, development and maintenance
  • Working with other QA team members in creating and automating reusable business-level tests that are easy to maintain even when underlying feature changes
  • Documenting defects uncovered and communicating findings to the development team
  • Evaluating current manual processes and quickly come up to speed with our products and recommend research or experience-based automation tools
  • Responsible for the development and support of automation applications
  • Educating QA team members on automation frameworks and skills for developing or maintaining automated tests


Our ideal candidate will have…

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in an applicable field
  • 5+ years of experience in Quality Assurance, with at least 3 strong years of experience in the design and development of automation frameworks and test strategies for both web and mobile
  • Experience with working to enhance test automation capability through scripting and other software tools
  • Knowledge of various formal testing methodologies including web based testing and mobile web based testing
  • Ability to build automated scripts that are robust and easy to maintain
  • Knowledge of the scripting tools Selenium and/or Appium and experience with using Source Control
  • Strong communication and documentation skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to categorize and prioritize defects and testing coverage to balance on time completion and quality risks
  • Ability to learn and understand project functional requirements and logic
  • Strong time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Competence with multiple Web browsers and operating systems, and an understanding of their differences and issues
  • Setting up and managing formal test processes to ensure user requirements for internal software applications are met
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba


RAPID RTC offers a competitive compensation package including benefits, and a fun yet challenging work environment. We promote continuous improvement in our staff, processes, technological skills, and foster career growth throughout.

If you are ready for the challenge, please apply below or forward your resume to hr@rapidrtc.com.

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