Automation Developer

Prevalent Networks

Prevalent Networks

Software Engineering
Canada · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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Automation Developer

Canada (Remote)

Job Description

Prevalent helps enterprises manage risk in third-party business relationships. We offer the industry’s only purpose-built, unified platform that integrates a powerful combination of automated assessments, continuous monitoring, and evidence sharing for collaboration between enterprises and vendors.

Reporting to the QA Automation Manager, the Automation Developer will develop, test, validate, automate and support Prevalent's product suite. This position is responsible for cultivating and enhancing the products’ quality and processes, while actively maintaining and analyzing the project schedules. We are seeking an excited, flexible and eager Automation Developer with the willingness to learn to get things done.

Job Responsibilities
  • Write automation tests in various development languages to validate software functionality and identify errors/non-compliance
  • Execute tests and gather statistics to allow for analysis of test data
  • Develop and execute automated test plans
  • Perform manual testing as new features and bug fixes are developed
  • Monitor and complete in-depth analysis of test data to identify incorrect app and tool behavior, plus root causes
  • Participate in code reviews and update accordingly to our coding standards
  • Implement accepted innovative ideas that create efficiencies and increase quality
Key Skills
  • Minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in either software development or software testing
  • Working knowledge of software quality and testing methodologies
  • Relevant experience of test automation using Selenium WebDriver
  • Good understanding of web technologies e.g., HTML, JavaScript, CSS, PHP
  • Familiarity with writing automated tests using Gherkin BDD
  • Experience with testing API’s such as RESTful, SOAP etc
  • Experience with test and issue management tools using the Atlassian tools suite
  • Experience using AWS and docker, creating and using Continuous Integration processes
  • Versed in creating automated test cases in test systems and frameworks
  • Experience using a version control system
  • Experience with IDEs such as Visual Studio, Eclipse or PyCharm
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MySQL
  • Operational testing (Stability/Backup and Recovery/DR)
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems such as Linux, Mac OS X and Windows
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
Preferred Skills
  • Software development background with a strong QA focus
  • Ability to work independently and even better at working as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and super-human troubleshooting skills

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