Lead Developer in Test

IT - Application & Software Development
Toronto, ON
Dec 16, 2018

Our client wants to hire a team lead who can have significant influence on a massive technology overhaul using nothing but the best products, patterns and practices.  They will have the opportunity to build new automation framework and extend/improve what is already built. The ideal candidate will take a hands-on approach to solve testing challenges with automation. You have extensive automation experience and will design and influence the automation frameworks and solutions that contribute to the CI/CD pipeline.


  • Manage and help grow test automation practices across the organization.
  • Develop and maintain the automation commons libraries that will be used by the scrum teams.
  • Provide strong technical leadership and guidance to the team.
  • Research and champion new technology and tools to better the process and teams.
  • Cultivate team culture which motivates and drives all aspects of test automation, productivity and innovation.
  • Design solutions and implement frameworks to advance test automation adoption of the development teams.
  • Create, execute, debug, and maintain automation test scripts.
  • Implement effective metrics, controls and reporting to measure the progress, productivity and quality of test automation results and product quality

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or technical related degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to understand new concepts quickly, and apply them accurately through an evolving, dynamic, agile environment.
  • Provide leadership with respect to test automation best practices and implementation, as well as coaching and training to others.
  • Knowledgeable with Continuous Integration & Delivery principles with an eye for automation
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver.
  • Advanced working knowledge of one of the following languages: Java or C#.
  • Experience using testing frameworks like Junit, TestNG.
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks like protractor/jasmine.
  • Experience with testing SOAP/REST web APIs.
  • Excellent knowledge of QA principles within SDLC.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of any infrastructure automation is a plus (Jenkins, Chef, vagrant, Docker, Kubernetes)

What Sets You Apart:

  • Passion for new emerging technology.
  • Desire to be hands on and lead the team through innovative ideas.
  • Experience working in a PCI DSS certified environment.

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