QA Automation Specialist

  • Vena
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Mar 25, 2022
Full time Developer

Job Description

As a QA Automation Specialist, you will be responsible for the development, execution and maintenance of automated tests, unit tests, and occasional manual regression and feature tests to support feature development and functional and regression cycles. In addition, you will collaborate with the Product Development and Professional Services teams to design and maintain test environments and frameworks for standardized test processes based on testing methodologies and industry best practices.

What you will do

  • Analyze existing projects and requirements to identify test requirements
  • Write, maintain, and manage automated UI tests
  • Flush out our unit tests to improve test coverage
  • Contribute to the building and implementing best fit testing methodologies, including automated test frameworks
  • Identify and execute test strategies for functional, integration, and regression testing
  • Work with development teams to identify testing needs and review testing strategies
  • Monitor current testing frameworks, ensuring dependability, consistency, scalability and stability

Does this sound like you?

  • Prior experience in a QA role, in a SaaS, Agile Scrum environment
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or equivalent background and experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of testing and software fundamentals and methodologies, including development of test cases for full requirement coverage
  • Experienced with development/bug tracking tools (GitHub, JIRA, etc.)
  • Proficient with MS Excel and relational databases (SQL, MS SQL, Oracle or DB2)
  • Previous exposure to programming languages (i.e. .NET, Java, or JavaScript)
  • Thorough and detail-oriented with an ability to analyze how product changes affect all product components
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Growth opportunities

This is a Quality Assurance role with some Software Development responsibilities. If you’re starting out as a developer or are a QA analyst looking to move into a development role over time, this is a great opportunity. You will become  proficient in coding unit tests and automation frameworks (if you aren’t already), which will give you solid coding experience as well as a good understanding of our code base and our infrastructure.


Apply today… we can’t wait to hear from you!


About Us

At Vena, our mission is to help smart companies better manage their data, spreadsheets, and files. Our cloud infrastructure leverages the flexibility and ease of use of widely-used spreadsheets while adding beautiful web-based workflows and a powerful cloud storage to make mission-critical business processes simple.  Viewed by many as one of the most innovative Canadian start-ups, we’re part of a growing industry looking to revolutionize the enterprise so that people can stop fighting software and get back to doing their best work.