Job Details

Requisition Id: RQ04780 Title: Senior Automation Developer
Role: Developer Submission Deadline: Jan. 25, 2023, 11 a.m.
Start Date: Feb. 6, 2023 End Date: April 5, 2024
Location: Toronto, ON #Candidates: 3

Job Description :

AMANST Inc. is looking for Senior Automation Developer for a contract opportunity with Ontario Government.


Estimated Business Days: 542 days



  • Identifies opportunities for automation within software processes
  • Designs and executes QA tests using scripts that automatically test functionality.
  • Designs and writes test automation scripts
  • Utilizes test automation frameworks
  • Investigates problems in software as a result of testing
  • Works with QA analysts and software developers to find solutions
  • Review test automation approach improvement. 
  • Analyze testing, DevOps processes, standards, and best practices and drive necessary improvements. 
  • Provide technical support to Test Automation tools.
  • Participate in Sprint Retrospective to examine current Quality Assurance practices to identify potential improvement opportunities.
  • Evaluate test automation tools and processes and provide recommendations to promote best practices. 
  • Transform functional, business, and system knowledge into effective test case planning and execution. 
  • Create test data according to the test plan; analyze testing results and retesting until expected results are obtained; perform reviews with users and ensures client acceptability levels are met (e.g. participating in walk throughs); recommend changes to ensure acceptable testing results; retest all criteria in a live environment and recommend user sign off for implementation. 
  • Work closely with developers, architects, product owners, and others in establishing effective test plans based on feature documentation. 
  • Apply QA and technical expertise and engage other expertise to track and resolve testing and production issues and other IT related problems with quality deficiencies and maintain client service integrity.
  • Ensure that testing automation is under source control, documented and disaster recovery is in place.


Experience and Skill Set Requirements


Public Sector Experience – 10%

  • ?5+ years of experience working with federal/provincial/broader public-sector healthcare providers
  • ?Knowledge of Public Sector Enterprise Architecture artifacts (or similar), processes and practices, and ability to produce technical documentation that comply with industry standard practices
  • ?In-depth knowledge of industry standard such as Project Management Institute (PMI) and Public Sector I&IT project management methodologies.
  • ?Knowledge and experience with Public Sector Health related projects
  • ?Knowledge and understanding of Ministry policy and IT project approval processes and requirements Public Sector Experience adopting and adhering to Public Sector Unified I&IT Project Methodology, Public Sector Enterprise Architecture and Public Sector Gating process, and OPS Standard Systems Development Methodologies
  • ?Experience with large complex IT Health-related projects.


QA Automation & Testing Knowledge and Experience – 55%

?7+ years of experience in the following:

  • Experience identifying opportunities for automation within software processes.
  • Experience designing and executing QA tests using scripts (tools such as Selenium framework)
  • that automatically test functionality
  • Experience running tests for databases, systems, networks, applications, hardware and software
  • Experience identifying and documenting bugs and quality issues in development, service or business processes.
  • Experience installing applications and databases relevant to automation?
  • ?Knowledge and understanding of testing methods in an object-oriented environment
  • Knowledge and experience working in traditional and agile teams using standard and DevOps processes and tools
  • ?Knowledge and experience using at least one programming language
  • ?All stages of system testing, including strategy, selection of testing tools, test planning, preparing test cases and test data, manual and automated test execution and defect logging and tracking
  • ?Experience with a variety of testing systems, including clinical systems testing, mission critical systems testing, and testing high volume transactional systems in highly available environments
  • ??Performing functional and non-functional system testing of the following: Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) solutions including testing of patches, new releases, acceptance testing of enhancement request functionality for modules of the product and other enhancements, and regression testing for implementation; in house web applications; HL7-FHIR based webservices (RESTFUL/JSON/XML); Application Programming Interfaces (API); reporting solutions; integration components, extensions, and enhancements
  • ?Performing testing of Security Components including use of SAML and JWT
  • ?Creating complete system testing documentation and artefacts such as: test strategies, test plans, test use cases, test scripts 
  • ??API testing tools to query and test interfaces at the messaging layer
  • ?Web service queries using tools such as Rational ClearQuest, SOAP-UI, POSTMAN or via Programming Languages
  • ?Knowledge and experience with information retrieval packages, and data queries and ad-hoc queries (using SQL) and other query languages
  • ?Performing Accessibility testing to websites, web content and mobile applications to conform to the World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 


?Logging, Tracking and Defect Reporting – 20%

?10+ years of experience with:

  • ?Identifying and documenting issues and risks
  • ?Creating and maintaining defect logs and defect summary reports (using tools such as Jira or Confluence)
  • ?Updating tasks and project status
  • ?Participating in QA and cross functional team meetings
  • ?Prioritizing test execution based on business priority, defect patterns, and available testing time
  • ?Dealing creatively with problems stemming from shared resources, such as test environments and test data
  • ?Actively participating in walkthroughs and triage sessions.


?General Skills – 15%

  • ?Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • ?Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • ?Proven troubleshooting and critical thinking experience
  • ?Demonstrated ability to apply strong listening skills to facilitate issue resolution
  • ?Effective consulting skills to engage with all stakeholders with proven track record for building strong working relationships
  • ?Excellent customer service skills, including tact and diplomacy to ensure client needs are managed effectively
  • ?A motivated, flexible, detail-oriented and creative team player with perseverance, excellent organization and multi-tasking abilities, and a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines.
  • ?Knowledge and experience with all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • ?Reviewing business and technical documentation from a testing perspective to identify issues early in the SDLC