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Test Automation, Senior Specialist (12-month contract)



Quality Assurance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Test Automation Senior Specialist

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, technical gurus and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

The Technology - Digital Platforms team builds features and applications for the Interac products and solutions that millions of Canadians rely on every day, helping to make solutions like Interac e-Transfer and online payments even more seamless. We develop highly performant APIs on platforms that process billions of transactions each year, helping to make sure our innovative and cost-efficient platform is always available to support the needs of Canadians and businesses.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Performing the automation testing functions & support for Interac Corp. products and services, with a focus on Online related projects.

  • Reviewing functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of what we build and how to test it.

  • Designing and documenting the Integration Automation Framework / document Integration Automation best practices with the goal of maximizing of test coverage and minimizing test cycles time via automation but reducing automation maintenance efforts/costs.

  • Evaluating all scripts and recommending changes as per the requirements.

  • Enhancing the automation test strategy to incorporate microservices automation test strategy where it is relevant regarding Integration and end to end user process flow including all services dependencies and DB integration.

  • Defining automation metrics and the process for collecting and validating these metrics, monitor efficiency of the automation activities of the Integration team.

  • Developing NFR automation tests targeting interactions between different services and components, timeouts, retries should be design per releases as and when needed

You bring:

  • Computer Science Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 5+ years direct experience in software development with strong, hands-on experience in software automation testing, test case development, test execution, test results analysis, and test optimization.

  • Must be eligible to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a Full Time Capacity.

  • Experience in the creation, maintenance and optimization of automation frameworks including management of test reporting.

  • Demonstrated experience in NUnit or JUnit.

  • Experience working within a formal CI/CD pipeline.

  • Strong knowledge of C#, JavaScript.

  • Knowledge of Selenium WebDriver.

  • API testing using POST man or similar.

  • Knowledge with web applications architecture, APIs, SQL and NoSQL databases

  • Experience with load testing using JMeter or similar.

  • Knowledge and experience with Git/Stash

  • Knowledge and experience with Jenkins, Bamboo

  • Knowledge and experience of micro-services architecture regarding integration and functional automation tests

  • Agile team and methodology experience; Kanban experience is desirable

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you