Automation Test Lead – JIRA & DevOps

Automation Test Lead – JIRA & DevOps

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

• Business group: GWMS – Quality Assurance
• Project: Wealthone For Fee Billing
• Reason for request: Resource required for project workload.

Candidate Value Proposition:

• The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn about various applications and processes being employed at one of the Big Five Banks in Canada.

Typical Day in Role:

• Plan & develop Test Strategies and execute testing of medium to large agile labs:
o Design test approach, Develop Test Strategies and Plans. Align test cases to requirements and user stories.
o In conjunction with the development team, decide where to build automated and manual tests, develop/create test data, construct and execute exploratory, system, regression, migration, back-end, and user acceptance tests and determine whether to create automation frameworks.
o Write clear and concise defect reports and work as an empathetic advocate for the customer’s quality experience. Triage and prioritize defects for remediation, with the Product Owner and development team.
o Conduct exploratory testing to find bugs that other testing means would not find during every sprint and drive testing workshops.
o Conduct functional test and ensure their readability (clear, succinct, and using common business jargon) as well as tests must be maintainable (built with reusable domain specific testing language components)
o Working knowledge in Automation frameworks, automating test scenarios. (Selenium, testNG, any one of behavior driven development(BDD) or Test driven development(TDD frameworks like Cucumber), Maven)
o Experience with data extraction, transformations and conversion testing
o Support Scrum Master/Test Lead in producing dashboards and reports for sprints or code releases. Experience in Reporting frameworks like Allure, Extent reports
o Continually evaluate priorities for various projects in response to frequent directional changes and take decisive action as required
• Transfer application and process expertise to other analysts; provide hands on training on systems, hardware, environment, product, standards, and methodology to test team members; coach, motivate and provide feedback on department and project objectives, conflict resolution, and team building.
• Work with project teams, during the software development life cycle, to ensure business and technical requirements have been fulfilled; contribute recommendations and assessments to ongoing project reviews
• Maintain a thorough and current understanding of a broad range of assigned banking applications, UAT code configuration, system integration, environment resources and code delivery process; provide technical advice to development teams and external suppliers on integration of specific applications within the UAT environment
• Forecast workday estimates based upon project documentation; monitor resource demands and escalate resource shortfalls or conflicts as required
• Identify and pursue opportunities to enhance personal breadth and depth of expertise and proactively apply knowledge on the job; identify and recommend enhancements or modifications to UAT processes in an effort to continually improve overall department efficiency and effectiveness
• Other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

• 3+ years of experience in architecting and building automated testing frameworks, make decisions on using data driven, keyword driven, hybrid or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) frameworks.
• Good experience in tools like Selenium, TestNG, Cucumber, Maven, Eclipse/IntelliJ Idea and Java language. Experience in reporting frameworks like Allure, Extent reports or similar TesNG based reports.
• Familiarity with the concept of in-sprint automation and integrating test scripts with DevOps tools like Jenkins, Artifactory.
• Experienced in JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket/Git suite and managing test cases, test plans using Jira plugins like X-ray or Zephyr.
• Experienced in AGILE lab environment is mandatory
• SQL Query for data base testing
• API testing and API Automation using Postman tools

Nice-To-Have Skills:

• Previous Pega experience is a plus.
• Previous experience with Access Management Systems or User profiles and entitlements testing.

Soft Skills:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills to efficiently meet project deadlines

Degrees or certifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Equivalent Education / Work experience

Candidate Review & Selection:

• Structure and Format:
o 1 round – video interview with HM & Automation Specialist
o Technical questions will be asked

Job Details



7 months



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