Selenium QA Technical Lead

Location: Toronto, ON
Date Posted: 13-06-2018
Tangentia is a Premier IBM Business Partner & was also awarded as the fastest growing IBM Business Partners for 2012, 2013 & 2014. Our Head office is in Toronto, Canada with offices in US and India as well. You can learn more at

Tangentia is one of the key Implementation partners with IBM and works closely with IBM services groups like GBS, GTS, and ISSW. Tangentia is authorized to sell and implement all IBM software brands across USA, Canada & India. Some of our key strengths are around  Identity & Access Management, IBM security, Sterling Commerce, Cognos, Tivoli, and WebSphere. Tangentia is also a key partner and works closely with the IBM training group.
We are hiring for :
Role: Selenium QA Technical Lead
Location: Toronto, ON
Job Description
About the Role:
·         The successful candidate will have full responsibility for managing and delivering all automation programs across the QA organization and will work very closely with a global automation team to achieve this
·         This position is to lead up the global automation initiative as well as responsibility to lead the rollout of a Selenium automation program across multiple projects
·         It will involve the creation of a full automation framework which needs to be scalable, efficient, performant, maintainable and ensure the highest quality of QA automation coverage
·         The candidate will also be responsible for integrating the automation program into the existing QA process and ensuring the efficient integration within both an agile and waterfall structure depending on the needs of the project
·         This position reports to the global QA department manager and CTM is a global team of IT professionals that are responsible for the development and support of IT applications
·         The candidate will interact closely with Citco QA team globally, as well as working with development and business analysts, and other technical groups and resources within Citco
Job Duties in Brief:
·         Day to day planning & management of the global automation program to ensure successful delivery, including creating of automation test plans and estimates for assigned projects
·         Creation, maintenance and optimization of a full automation framework for Selenium (Java Script, Node JS). This needs to be scalable, high performance, maintainable, meet high quality standards, integrated with QA processes, cloud compatible, and needs to cater for required out of browser activity
·         Approval of automation scripts to ensure adherence to development standards
·         Working closely with the automation team leads and provide mentoring of automation team as required;
·         Working closely with development to provide an integrated framework for automation
·         Working closely with test managers to optimize the approach for automation, providing efficient and seamless integration between requirements, test cases and automation scripts to provide maximum automation coverage and full requirements traceability
·         Development of automation best practices
·         Communication and reporting on automation progress
·         Taking responsibility when required for specific strategic automation tasks
·         Some overseas travel may be required as part of this role
About You:
·         Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or similar discipline (Master of Business Administration or equivalent preferred)
·         ISTQB Software Advanced Certification
·         5+ years in a Financial Services led company with extensive knowledge of Financial Accounting, Investment Banking, Custody or Hedge Fund Services industry
·         Extensive background in QA processes, the Software Development Lifecycle and methodologies
·         5+ years’ experience in a senior functional automation testing specific role
·         5+ years programming experience in/Node JS/Java Script
·         Solid project management experience
·         Experience with HP UFT an advantage
·         Expertise in delivering large, enterprise sized projects in diverse industries
·         Self-motivated, innovative and analytical with strong attention to details
·         Deep and extensive knowledge of testing methodologies and influencing positive improvements within the organization
·         Strong sense of responsibility and service minded attitude
·         Organized, accurate and self-motivated
·         Strong troubleshooting skills and manage and prioritize tasks with a sense of urgency
·         Think creatively and propose options/solutions to challenges
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with senior management and work effectively in a global team environment
·         Demonstrated technical leadership capabilities coaching and training juniors
this job portal is powered by CATS