Software Automation Specialist

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Oil & Gas
Type:
Contract
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta
Job ID:
#154734
Recruiter:

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Software Automation Specialist to join their team in Edmonton Alberta.  This is a one year contract position scheduled to start ASAP.

 

High-Level Description       

At an advanced level of proficiency, work closely with quality control analysts, software developers, project managers and business clients in a fast-paced development environment to design, implement, and maintain a software test framework.

 

Specific Accountabilities

•           Design, implement, and maintain a software test framework that executes in a distributed test environment, with a focus on speed of execution and maintainability. The framework should allow for re-use of common test automation components across projects.

•           Apply the test framework to an actual SCADA project to deliver a concrete implementation of the solution. Design and implement automated tests for critical real-time pipeline applications.

•           Create unit tests for the software test framework.

•           Create excellent documentation of the software deliverables.

•           Proactively communicate with developers and business to resolve issues or questions pertaining to test creation or test execution.

•           Drive the development and tracking of effective metrics.

•           Work with project managers and QC supervisor to set schedules, priorities and goals. 

•           Engage in regular code reviews.

•           Provide training on various aspects of test automation.

•           Assist in defining and implementing software test guidelines and standards.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

           

Required: 

•           Post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience in a related field or industry.

•           Minimum 8 to 10 years of working experience in software development and/or test automation.

•           Experience with Python, as well as Java or C#.

•           Practical experience and solid understanding of build servers, such as Jenkins.

•           Experience with source code management tools such as SVN or Git.

•           Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•           Ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced development environment.

•           Strong ability to estimate task durations and meet schedules under changing conditions.

 

Preferred:

•           Experience or interest in using the Elixir programming language.

•           Experience with functional programming.

•           Experience with Docker containers.

•           Working experience in developing, maintaining or testing real-time pipeline applications.

•           Experience with test management and defect tracking tools such as TestRail and Jira.

•           Software architecture experience would be an asset.

 

If you bring the mentioned skills and experiences to the table, then we would love to chat you!

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