Askuity is a Toronto-based retail analytics software company operating as an innovative new division within The Home Depot. Askuity’s mission is to enable suppliers and merchants at The Home Depot to make profitable, data-driven decisions and drive real-time retail execution.

We are looking for a dynamic QA Automation Engineer, eager to deliver high quality SaaS based products. You are a great communicator who is passionate about quality, producing top-notch work, and constantly improving your skills. As a member of the Product Development team at Askuity, you will help design and execute test strategies to ensure delivery of high-quality software that has a meaningful and immediate impact on our growing customer base.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Product Management and Development to understand new product and technical requirements
  • Designing and executing effective test plans to ensure consistent high-quality product delivery
  • Effectively communicating product quality issues, and collaborating with Development to accelerate issue resolution
  • Performing ad-hoc testing for quick fixes and priority deployments
  • Development and maintenance of our test automation suite

Must-Have Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of QA automation experience
  • Experience developing automation frameworks for Web based applications using tools such as Protractor and Selenium
  • Hands-on experience in creating test scripts in one of Java, Scala, Kotlin, or Java Script language
  • Worked as a part of an Agile team and participated in agile ceremonies like stand-ups, refinement, planning, and retrospective meetings
  • Strong understanding of QA concepts and testing best practices
  • Ability to estimate story points and write well-formed test cases based on acceptance criteria
  • Experience identifying test data requirements
  • Knowledge of Test Management tools like Test Rail, HP ALM etc.
  • Ability to report and track defects in JIRA or a similar tool
  • Worked on testing mobile applications and devising test plans for the same
  • Hands-on experience with Distributed version control systems such as GIT and Bitbucket
  • Strong understanding of DB testing concepts
  • Experience with mobile automation using Appium or similar tools
  • Strong independent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Driven, motivated, and enthusiastic team player

Nice to Have:

  • ISTQB certification.
  • Experience with API automation using tools like JMeter, Postman
  • Exposure AWS Athena and Google GCP
  • Knowledge of CI/CD principles, CI tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Bitbucket pipeline
  • Knowledge of the retail domain
  • Experience testing a product based on AI/ML
  • Understanding of
    • Microservices Architecture
    • Angular framework
    • Ionic framework

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package, including excellent health benefits and training opportunities
  • A start-up setting with the stable backing of The Home Depot
  • Spacious, collaborative workspace in the heart of the Toronto tech district
  • Team lunches, regular social gatherings, and an impressive lineup of snacks
  • Ping pong and video games (and some seriously competitive gamers)
  • Indoor bike parking
  • Dog-friendly office

Please address your resume to Mike Whitford at careers@askuity.com to apply.