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QA Engineer (Automation) - Remote, Canada

  • Virtual - Canada, Canada
  • Alberta, Canada
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • Manitoba, Canada
  • Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Quebec, Canada
  • Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Full time

QA Engineer (Automation)

WhereTo is the leading technology team within the travel industry, responsible for building and growing a modern online booking tool enjoyed by companies from startups to Fortune 100 companies.  Offering the growth opportunities, size and excitement of a startup with the resources of a publicly traded company, WhereTo operates as a semi-autonomous team of 50-100 engineers, designers, and product managers. Founded in 2016 as a venture funded startup in San Francisco, we were acquired recently by Flight Centre, one of the world’s largest business and leisure travel agencies with offices around the world.  Over the next 2 years, we will be scaling and expanding our technology globally.

Are you looking for a challenge to build and scale a global technology platform for one of the world’s largest travel agencies? The position is 100% remote with flexible working hours. Some travel may be required.

The stack is a Javascript Front and Backend living in AWS. The QA Automation Engineer develops and owns the testing plan and framework, and the focus of this role is to bring quality leadership during feature delivery by developing an end-to-end Test Automation suite.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in the Agile environment and adhere to all QA best practices.
  • Validate application functionality on mobile platforms (Android & iOS) by leveraging manual and automated testing techniques
  • Attend, contribute to sprint planning sessions and design test approaches to test user stories within the same sprint and look for the opportunities to automate tests by identifying the areas to minimize retesting.
  • Contribute to performance and security testing.
  • Perform Functional, Integration, Regression, Re- testing and contribute to automation.
  • Analyze product requirements and ensure the testing strategy is aligning a risk-based test approach mitigating risk exposure within all phases of testing; utilizing automated testing tools to continuously build automated regression test suite.
  • Write test cases and scenarios from the requirements/designs; manage bug tracking; Test Analysis and Reporting
  • Active co-operation/collaboration with the teams at various geographic locations
  • Collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Create, manage, and communicate cross-functional development timelines to predict dependencies and minimize potential blockers
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Requirements:

  • Bachelor's/PG degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent.
  • 5 – 8 years of strong experience in testing mobile application (Responsive view, hybrid & Native Apps)
  • 5-8 years of experience developing automated tests for mobile applications
  • Hands-on experience with Mobile Device Clouds such as BrowserStack, Perfecto and SauceLabs.
  • Familiar with mobile release process
  • Can verify App store / play store release guidelines
  • Proficient with software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies like Agile, QA methodologies, defect management system, and documentation.
  • Should be able to create functional automation scripts using any Object-oriented language-based framework
  • Proficiency in Test Automation using Java Script based frameworks is desirable
  • Experience in API testing using Postman / Ready API / Soap UI / Rest-Assured or any other comparable tool.
  • Should be able to create SQL queries that can parse and validate business rules/calculations across tables to ensure the maximum possible data coverage.
  • Exposure to integration of automation test cases in continuous delivery systems like Jenkins, GitHub Actions.
  • Excellent Analytical and communication skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.

Benefits Include:

  • Generous remuneration structure
  • Travel perks/discounts.
  • Health & Wellness Programs and Employee Financial Wellness Services
  • Generous paid-time off policy 
  • National/International Award Nights and Conferences
  • Diversity & Inclusion initiatives
  • Benefits including vision, medical, and dental
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP with matching
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Proud Corporate Social Responsibility platform through the Flight Centre Foundation and Brighter Futures program supporting nominated charities through Workplace Giving, Volunteering and Fundraising.
    • Employee giving program
    • Annual Charity Trip
    • Office Environmental Program
    • 1 Volunteer Day per Calendar Year

#LI-REMOTE
Location – Remote, Canada

The role can be performed onsite, remote or on a hybrid schedule, in compliance with the Company’s Remote and Flexible Work Policy.

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within Canada except the Province of PEI

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for and you would like to be part of our award winning culture then APPLY NOW.

Travel is booming once again,  and our roles are being filled quicker than a nonstop from London to New York.  We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Our promise is to provide an environment with equality of respect, dignity and opportunity for all our employees.  We value an inclusive and supportive workplace which truly reflects the diversification of our society.  Flight Centre Travel Group is committed to providing a barrier-free pathway throughout our recruitment selection process.  If you require accommodation because of a disability at any stage of our hiring process, please let us know in advance by contacting our Recruitment Team at fccareers@flightcentre.ca

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