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Job Code:201338
Job Title:SOFTWARE TEST LEAD
Job Category:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Location:VANCOUVER, BC

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POSITION TITLE:

SOFTWARE TEST LEAD

COMPENSATION:

Competitive compensation, commensurate upon experience.

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a world leader in secure messaging systems with clients worldwide.  This role will be key to ensuring the quality of the software remains superb.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) is a developer who specializes in writing code to test the product. They are responsible for the overall test coverage, test code and automation frameworks within their Agile team. 

As a Software Test Lead, you will manage a small team of SDETs and provide direction on coding, automation and testing initiatives. You will drive growth in the team’s automation coverage including design and implementation of the test frameworks. You will be responsible for organizing the team’s testing efforts to deliver quality software releases. You will work hands-on with the code and will participate in the team’s testing activities. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Manage performance assessments and hiring for a small team of SDETs
  • Drive the team’s testing and automation strategies
  • Define and organize the teams test planning for releases
  • Design and code automation frameworks, tests and tools
  • Participate in team planning and story grooming
  • Participate in test execution, issue identification and resolution in support of the release
  • Propose and implement improvements to automation and test processes
  • Develop and maintain shared testing libraries
  • Provide training, mentorship and support to other members of the team
  • Conduct code reviews, improve and maintain quality of the automation code
  • Document the automation framework, tools and infrastructure

EDUCATION:

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree - Computer Science.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in test development
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading a small team
  • Strong understanding of Java programming languages
  • Expertise applying test practices in an agile environment

Experience with any of the following is an asset:

  • Selenium WebDriver and JMeter
  • Web services technology such as REST, JSON, or Thrift
  • Web technologies such as CSS3, HTML5 or Extend.JS (Sencha)
  • Network protocols such as HTTP, TLS and TCP
  • Continuous integration systems such as Bamboo or Jenkins
  • Multi-threaded programming
  • Design patterns

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-Time, Permanent

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

Yes

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

CONTACT:

Mila Chavdarova, IT Recruitment and Client Engagement Coordinator

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to:  mchavdarova@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Mila Chavdarova: http://stoakley.com/meet-mila-chavdarova/

JOB CATEGORY:

Information Technology/Software Engineering

INDUSTRY:

Software|Database

LOCATION:

Vancouver, BC

DATE:

March 12, 2019

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201338

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Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result, we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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