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Software Developer in Test

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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Job Description:

At Cogeco, our culture lifts you up—there is no ego in the way. Our common purpose? We all want to win for our customers. We aim to always be evolving, dynamic, and ambitious.  We believe in the power of genuine connections. Each employee is a part of what makes us unique on the market: agile, dedicated, problem solvers.

We are looking for a passionate Software Developer in Test to join our Montreal team. As a key member of the Agile team, the Software Developer in Test will be responsible for analyzing requirements & designs, defining test strategies, procedures, test cases and test scripts as well as actually testing features and fixes of our primary web properties Cogeco.ca and My Account.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, execute and maintain automated test cases in Java and evaluate test results to make sure our products and APIs meet and respect functional requirements and design specifications and story acceptance criteria.
  • Create repeatable test cases including acceptance criteria to maximize coverage through critical understanding of intended behaviors of product features.
  • Identify and report defects, and recommend corrective action to expedite developers’ ability to reproduce, diagnose, and resolve defects
  • Produce and document test plans, set quality and performance goals, and hold test case reviews with team members
  • Research and implement tools to meet our goals for automation including cross-browser and multi-device testing
  • Actively participate in user stories definition, providing feedback, time estimates and identifying areas of risk
  • Ensure visibility on the testing status throughout the entire development process
  • Contribute to the ongoing efforts to refine and improve the internal software development processes, test methodologies, and internal testing tools
  • Be an advocate for quality throughout the development process

Job requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in Software Assurance Automation
  • Programmed in Java with automation test frameworks including Selenium and JMeter
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills (Java, C++, Python or similar),
  • Ideally exposure to test frameworks like xUnit, Selenium(WebDriver), Appium, JMeter and Cucumber.
  • Experience with Core Java, NodeJs, Go, GUI, API testing and data validation
  • Solid understanding of Java, NodeJS, Go, REST, JSON
  • Familiarity with relational databases, SQL, and cloud computing infrastructure
  • Familiarity with Jenkins and CI/CD concepts
  • Familiarity with source control tools such as Git
  • Ability to resolve complex problems with creative solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a natural curiosity and attention to detail
  • In-depth experience with testing complex database systems
  • Shown ability to focus on deliverables and meet scheduled deadlines
  • Organized and able to efficiently run multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities
  • Good technical writing skills and ability to describe clearly complex processes and tasks
  • Experience with load, stress and performance testing
  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux scripting
  • Experience installing and configuring services on Windows and Linux
  • Experience with setting up VMs
  • Knowledge of BASH or another scripting language
  • Understanding of agile development processes and practices

At Cogeco, diversity is an essential asset to our organization’s performance. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all qualified individuals, regardless of cultural and individual differences. We strive to build teams which reflects the diverse profiles and backgrounds of both the customers and communities we serve, firmly believing that this distinguishes Cogeco from competitors and contributes to our signature of excellence.