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Senior Software QA Engineer

by Synamedia

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 12, 2022

Job Description

Senior Software QA Engineer


Company Overview

At Synamedia, we have over 2,400 uniquely talented people working together across the globe to achieve our vision of transforming the way the world is entertained and informed. As the largest global provider of video solutions, you can be part of building and delivering the most complete, secure, and advanced end-to-end technology platform. Our solutions combined with our partnership with over 200 customers worldwide means we are touching the lives of millions of people everywhere. We think that is quite exciting!

When welcoming new people to our team we are always looking for opportunities to bring in new ideas, those who ask the challenging questions and have the curiosity to learn. These qualities are important to us as we innovate solutions, seize more opportunities to partner with our customers and make a difference as we collaborate to innovate the future of video.

Our values connect us. Our diversity gives us strength. Our curiosity inspires creativity. If that sounds like the place, you would like to be then we look forward to hearing more from you

Role Description
We are steering the video industry by producing a video wholesaling solution built on top of an advanced microservices framework. This Cloud-born SaaS application is used by the world’s largest MSO and provides advanced video services to retail cable providers to reach millions of subscribers around the world. We have a spectacular opportunity for a Senior Software QA Engineer to pioneer their career by cultivating real-world experiences with Enterprise solutions and cutting-edge technologies through the lens of our fantastic team.
We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter who wields a robust appetite and tenacious grit for learning, collaborating, and prototyping solutions for program initiatives. Embarking on a journey alongside a widespread colony of about 2,200 employees, you are expected to collaborate with a plethora of teams from 3 Canadian offices, 4 US locations, and others all over the globe. Hence, strong communication and collaborative skills are exceptionally vital in conquering new technologies and forging an infinite path with us.


  • Work with minimal supervision, be a self-starter and quick learner

  • Understand, adapt and evolve numerous existing test suites

  • Develop comprehensive test plans from requirements and user stories in an Agile environment

  • Author, execute and maintain complicated test cases and test suites

  • Automate test suites to run using scheduled jobs using one or more conditional scenarios

  • Test distributed software systems and web applications

  • Maintain, improve and support existing automation test suites spanning numerous microservices

  • Investigate new technologies and implement/integrate them as needed

  • Collaborate with distributed development and test teams on numerous automation initiatives

Personal Attributes

  • 5+ years deriving comprehensive test plans from requirements and user stories in an Agile environment, and authoring and execution of test cases

  • 5+ years of advanced SoapUI/ReadyAPI experience

  • 5+ years intermediate Selenium experience

  • 5+ years working with RESTful services

  • 5+ years testing distributed software systems and Web applications

  • 5+ years using Jenkins for automation

  • 5+ years experience with performance testing and tuning

  • 5 years Linux Scripting (Bourne/Bash/Ruby/Python)

  • 5 years OOP experience (Java, C++, or similar language)

  • 5 years working with software deployed in highly distributed, preferably cloud-based, environments spanning data centers

Desired Skills

  • Strong understanding of software quality assurance methodology

  • Java programming experience

  • Performance Testing experience (jMeter)

  • Non-functional Testing experience

  • Experienced in providing effort estimates in an Agile environment

  • Able to work in the full development lifecycle

  • Has excellent troubleshooting skills

A Culture of Belonging
We want to let you know that Synamedia is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, engagement activities and services to support all our people.

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