Country:

Canada

Cities:

Toronto

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Are you ready to build with us as a Test Automation QA Consultant? The Avanade Engineering Hubs in Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax support employees that want to develop a long-lasting journey of growth, challenges, development, and friendships.

 

The Buzz Around the Hubs

 

Avanade's latest initiative is to build "hubs" for ambitiousinnovative and passionate individuals that are driven to enhance their day-to-day and re-imagine how to build and deliver solutions. The hubs are strategically established offices in the heart of 4 downtown cities across the U.S. and Canada.

 

We want to create a collaborativefun, and challenging work community that you can call your own. The Hubs are comprised of the most elite software engineers, creatives, and designers in the area to provide exceptional products to a diverse clientele.

 

What Are We Building?

A community that you can call home.

A physical presence in the communities of Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax will allow for a hybrid work model in a modern workplace, connecting with clients and colleagues for meetings and creative brainstorming.

A creative space to explore, learn, grow, and share.

Support a variety of clients in different industries, share knowledge and best practices with your local and broader practice across the U.S. and Canada.

Challenge yourself and deliver exceptional client experiences, specializing in one of the six capabilities.

Dynamics & ERP

Data Engineering & Analytics

Software Development

An everlasting chance for opportunities and professional development.

A personal Career Advisor is assigned to support your present and future success throughout your exciting journey at Avanade.

Tools and resources are available at your fingertips, including Accenture's learning library on the latest projects and technologies.

A success story for our clients.


As a skilled Test Automation QA Consultant

You will participate in multiple areas of the software development life cycle including interpreting designs, analyzing solutions, upfront discovery and prevention of defect introduction. The goal is to transform testing into a continuous and efficient end-to-end quality engineering function through the use of quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity. Evolve more predictive and intelligent testing approaches based on automation and innovative testing of products and solutions.

We would like you to:

Create and update documentation relating to the quality assurance processes and procedures using tools such as Confluence, Jira and Team Foundation Server.
Participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) phases with customers, including local and remote test run use of relational and Non-relational Structured Query Language (NoSQL) database-queries 
Optimize testing scenario combinations for maximum automated test coverage, working with legacy scripts.
Maintain the test suites in current projects with new or modified features, tracking script versions in Git source control systems and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Design, create and maintain web services tests in Postman, Server Oriented Architecture (SOA)Test, Simple Object Access Protocol User Interface (Soap UI)

We would like you to have:

Enthusiasm towards testing to ensure the maintenance of high-quality software. Your background includes experience developing unit tests using .NET, C# or Java as well as the use of agile tracking tools including JIRA and Team Foundation Server (TFS).
Developing automated integration and smoke tests using modern tools including Selenium, SoapUI (web front-end and services)
The use of relational and NoSQL database-queries and scripting to validate backend functionalities and prepare test data
Experience using TFS and GIT source control systems; and test management tools including Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), Zephyr and Rally
Client-facing responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and 5 years (post-degree) progressive experience as a Quality Assurance Analyst.

Avanade Perks & Benefits

Alternative Work Week (AWW):

We embrace the mindset and behavioral shifts, maximizing the opportunity for you to find the right work life balance by opting in to work a flexible work week.

Extended Benefits (EB):

Our EB program provides you with an annual discretionary allowance to assist with work efficiency, support your work/life balance and reinforce our commitment to a positive work environment.

Making a Genuine Human Impact:

Avanade Cares! We get involved in the community through a range of corporate citizenship programs, including STEM scholarships, our Tech for Social Good programs and paid volunteering time.

Professional Development: 

Avanade reserves a minimum of 80 hours towards self-development per year for each employee by providing access to a variety internal training programs across all the Talent Communities.

Plus, an Employee Share Purchase Plan & RRSP, Health Benefits, Paid Time Off, and more.

About Avanade:

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem.  Our professionals bring bold creativity, business and industry expertise, and fresh thinking combined with technology to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers.  Avanade has 0ver 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com