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

We are looking for a dynamic Senior QA Automation Engineer, eager to deliver high-quality SaaS-based products. You are 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. You are hardworking, fun, friendly, enthusiastic, and looking for an opportunity to be part of a fast-paced organization that’s doing something disruptive in the market.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and executing effective test plans to ensure consistent high-quality product delivery
  • Development and maintenance of test automation suite
  • Research and recommend tools, approaches
  • Lead and review automation progress by the team
  • Working closely with Product Management to understand new product requirements
  • Effectively communicating product quality issues, and collaborating with software development to accelerate issue resolution
  • Performing ad-hoc testing for quick fixes and priority deployments

 

Must-Have:

  • 5-7 years of QA automation experience
  • Experience designing, maintaining and extending automation frameworks for Web-based application using tools such as Selenium, Protractor, WebdriverIO
  • Worked as a part of an Agile team and participated in agile ceremonies like stand-ups, refinement, planning and retrospective meetings.
  • Hands-on experience in creating test scripts in either Java or JavaScript or Typescript language
  • Hands-on experience with distributed version control systems such as GIT, Bitbucket.
  • Experience in developing automation suite for native/hybrid/PWA mobile apps using tools such as Appium.
  • Hands-on experience with Performance testing of APIs using JMeter
  • Strong Knowledge of REST API and experience with REST API automation using tools like Postman, Rest Assured.
  • Strong understanding of QA concepts and automation testing best practices.
  • Ability to estimate the story points and write well-formed test cases based on acceptance criteria.
  • Experience in identifying test data requirements.
  • Knowledge of Test Management tools like Test Rail, HP ALM, etc.
  • Ability to report and track defects in JIRA or similar tools.
  • Strong independent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Driven, motivated, and enthusiastic team player

Good to Have:

  • ISTQB certification.
  • Experience using Protractor for Web automation using TypeScript
  • Knowledge of running automation tests on cloud platforms such as SauceLab, BrowserStack, PerfectoMobile, etc
  • Experience with mobile automation using Appium or similar tools.
  • Exposure AWS Athena and GCP Bigquery.
  • Strong understanding of DB testing concepts.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD principles, CI tools like GitHubActions
  • Knowledge of the retail domain.
  • Experience testing a product based on AI/ML.

If you’re interested in designing and building beautiful software for a fast-growing Toronto Startup, then drop us a line at careers@askuity.com.