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Intermediate Java SDET (Backend)

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  • Intermediate Java SDET (Backend)

    Job ID GRQA238 Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver Job Type Permanent Full-Time

  • About Us:

    Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics for the global financial sector. We deliver services to 23,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, Bloomberg®, Thomson Reuters, social media, mobile messaging, and more - with mobile, Outlook, and web access.

    Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.

    Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:

    • Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association (2016)
    • Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium Employers (2014, 2015)
    • Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2014)
    • Canada's Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2013, 2016)
    • Canada's Best Managed Companies (2013 - present)
    • Technology Fast 50 Leadership (2014, 2018)

    We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world's largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.

    To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit .

    The Role:

    The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) is a developer who specializes in writing code to test the product. They work directly with Developers, Product Managers and other SDETs to understand requirements and designs for upcoming changes, and to devise appropriate test strategies for those changes. They design and write the code for automated test cases and perform hands-on testing.

    In this role you will be working directly with Java code in an established automation framework to test back-end services for large scale data processing. You will support the team's release and testing efforts while growing and maintaining automated coverage and frameworks.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Define and automate test cases that verify product requirements
    • Write code to support development of automated frameworks and tests
    • Execute test cases using both automated and manual techniques
    • Identify, report and verify software defects
    • Maintain test infrastructure and tools
    • Participate in team planning and story grooming
    • Conduct code reviews, improve and maintain quality of the automation code
    • Document the automation framework, tools and infrastructure

    Technical Skills Requirements:

    • Minimum 3 years of test development experience
    • Strong understanding of the Java language
    • Experience with Junit
    • Experience with backend systems or APIs
    • Experience with testing practices in an agile environment
    • Experience with any of the following is an asset:
      • Big data technology such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Kafka or SQL
      • Performance testing with JMeter or similar tools
      • Web services technology such as REST, JSON or Thrift
      • Network principles and protocols such as HTTP, TLS and TCP
      • Managing windows or linux servers
      • Continuous integration systems such as Bamboo or Jenkins
      • Multi-threaded programming
      • Design patterns

    To Apply:

    Think you're a great fit for this position? Apply today with your cover letter and resume in one PDF document . No phone calls please. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.


    Posted: June 24, 2019
    Closes: August 23, 2019