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Software Developer in Test

Job ID: R0139877 Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Regular Employment, Full time
Location: Ottawa, Canada

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

Software Developer in Test

Job Purpose:

To maintain the quality of our customer releases through development of test strategies and execution of this strategy using automated testing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to deliver on iteration’s commitments
  • Develop and maintain a suite of automated tests to verify existing functionality, refining the tests as the functionality changes, monitoring results, resolving any issues related to the tests and the test bed.
  • Analyze defect reports to determine their scope and the course of action.
  • Generate and maintain documentation for the automated tests
  • Use source control tools to manage the test code
  • Partner with development and program management teams to estimate cost, plan, and deliver high quality features
  • Maintain Key Performance Indicators for test automation of features release over release and address the backlog of existing manual tests.
  • Participate in the development of product specific or cross-product test automation frameworks.
  • Participate in peer code review of automated test submissions
  • Prepare, present and discuss preliminary design approaches with team members.
  • Assist in the system administration of lab equipment.
  • Document bug reports for identified issues during testing. Detail clearly the procedure followed, narrow down the area affected and perform preliminary troubleshooting.
  • Mentor junior team members

Required Skills and Experience:

  • University Bachelor’s degree with specialization in Computer sciences, Engineering
  • Software development experience 2-3 years with Python
  • Software development experience 1-3 years with Java
  • Software development experience 1-3 years with C++
  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as JUNIT, PyTest and expect
  • Experience with deployment tools such as Jenkins, Docker, JIRA.
  • Experience testing Web GUI, CLI, API and Database based applications as part of an Agile team.
  • Experience administering Linux/Unix servers.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with various platforms (including Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX and AIX) and 3rd party applications (such as Entrust, CMS, IIS, Microsoft Cert Services, iWS Apache) are considered assets.
  • Expertise with Docker containers and virtualization
  • Expertise in cybersecurity and cryptography

Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.


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