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QA Automation Engineer

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Workday builds enterprise software in the cloud on a single code line through a continuous development model, allowing for rapid delivery of our software to our customers.

As a Test Automation Engineer, you will contribute to writing Automation to test the Product built by the teams to make sure it meets our high quality standards. You will have the opportunity to work with Developers, Quality Assurance Engineers and Product Managers to help build a new generation of on-demand Enterprise solutions designed to meet the needs of today's global businesses.

In this role you may be asked to support one or more of our core media platform teams or help be part of a new team to build out the core services, applications, and algorithms that enable the creation of personalized, next generation workplaces.  We're solving some tough problems in finding and organizing content, relevance, relatedness, integrations, infrastructure, and enterprise search. We build high-quality applications and micro-services and also care deeply about how our services operate in production with attention paid to testing, monitoring, logging, and delivery.

The role:

  • Be a quality evangelist, get your team thinking about quality, engaged in the test planning and automation process

  • Work with the team to ensure test automation is done as part of development

  • Take ownership for building and executing automated testware for Workday updates using Agile project life cycle
  • Work with functional QA Engineers and the QA Manager on automation of new, existing or enhanced product functionality

  • Work directly with agile software development teams to incorporate test strategies throughout the development process
  • Diagnose issues to report bugs and enhancements to Development
  • Troubleshoot and debug automation failures, taking ownership of issue resolution
  • Liaise with other QA teams within Workday to leverage what they are doing and share ideas
  • Research and investigate new automation technologies

You have:

  • A track record as a champion of quality

  • Passion for technology and the web

  • Love for designing and building high-quality software systems

  • An inquisitive, self-motivated approach to learning
  • A positive attitude and are an excellent communicator
  • A degree or diploma in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 4+ years in Test Automation or Development
  • Experience with scripting/automation frameworks such as: JUnit, Bamboo, Silk Test, Selenium
  • Strong XML and web application technology experience
  • Experience delivering high quality software products within a full development life cycle
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Current eligibility to work in Canada


Posted: November 6, 2018
Closes: January 5, 2019
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Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics appli...