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Automation Test Engineer

iS5 Communications

iS5 Communications

Quality Assurance
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023

What you’ll be doing:

Are you interested in helping to secure and enable reliable operations of a nation’s critical infrastructure? Our Company develops products and solutions that do just that. Utilizing the companies designed secure networking and edge computing platform for Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT applications, the Company is developing innovative cybersecurity, industrial communications, big data, and AI/machine learning solutions for Smart Grids, Intelligent Transportation Systems, and other critical infrastructure industries. Our Company is seeking individuals to help build the next generation solutions for our global customer base at our Corporate Headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

iS5 Communication is currently looking for a creative and experienced Automation Test Engineer with a great can-do attitude and passion for development automatic testing solutions for network equipment. The Automation Test Engineer will be a part of our QA team and will lead the QA automation development activities such as development and maintenance of automation framework, design and develop automatic test cases for functional, system level test execution and regression testing. Along with the iS5 QA team the candidate will be interacting with testing and development teams in multiple locations.

The position reports to the Director of OEM and Quality Engineering.


The role will include understanding iS5 customer requirements & product solutions, forming knowledge and opinions about system level test coverage, being a writer and/or a key reviewer for system test plans & coverage, and providing technical knowledge sharing inside the company. The primary responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Leading design and developing testing automation framework/tools that can support component-level testing automation for new functionalities and regression testing suite for system-level end to end services and Web UI for network equipment and applications
  • Investigating and recommending innovative automated test approaches and processes for existing and coming new software and hardware products that in QA’s testing scope
  • Continuously improving automated testing methodologies enable testers to maximize test coverage of the full depth of enterprise products
  • Reviewing functional and technical documentation to identify requirements for the new function implementation in order to supporting new features test automation
  • Executing automated testing scripts and generate testing result report
  • Based on automated testing result report, working with QA test lead and Developers to ensure all functionalities have been tested, defects have been identified and documented, impacts have been assessed, and resolutions provided


  • Degree in computer engineering or equivalent areas
  • Strong programming skills in Python and Perl (minimum 5 year)
  • Experience in test automation framework development (must)
  • Must have experience in test automation development for Network equipment (switches/routers)
  • Must have experience of automation implementation of Network Simulator/Analyzers like Spirent/Ixia/Perf/Wireshark and etc
  • To fit in our growing and diverse team, you must be:
    • Critical thinker and problem solver
    • Have excellent communication skills both written and spoken
    • Proactive and energetic, creative and self-starter
    • Team-oriented and collaborator, committed to the organization and its vision

What iS5 offers:

Our team is everything! You will have an opportunity to join a talented, fast-paced, and collaborative team. Some of the perks our team members have are:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision care benefits
  • Access to public transportation
  • Flexible work hours
  • Employee Referral Programs
  • And more!