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Software Test Developer, Product Verification (13 Months Term)



Software Engineering, Product
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis is the global leader in modern supply chain management. We serve supply chains and the people who manage them in service of humanity. Our software is trusted by renowned global brands to provide the agility and predictability needed to navigate today’s volatility and disruption. We combine our patented concurrency technique with a human-centered approach to AI to empower businesses of all sizes to orchestrate their end-to-end supply chain network, from multi-year strategic planning through down-to-the-second execution and last-mile delivery. For more news and information, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn.

Software Test Developer, Product Verification (13 Months Term)

Location: Ottawa-Hybrid; Other Canadian Locations-Remote

About the role

RapidResponse, our flagship product, is crucial to our customers' daily operations. We're seeking a Software Developer I– Product Verification to join our R&D and Quality Teams. In this role, you will be responsible for creating test strategies, developing automated tests, and continuously improving our testing frameworks.

What you will do:

  • Translate business use cases into comprehensive test strategies and automated tests
  • Identify opportunities to enhance efficiencies in our tools and automation frameworks
  • Lead the migration from a legacy test framework, reviewing and optimizing test plans
  • Convert to in-house built Test Frameworks (Junit, TestCafe)
  • Generate reports and dashboards to track progress
  • Coordinate evaluation activities from test execution to results analysis and reporting
  • Collaborate with R&D staff to analyze and present results on standard products
  • Work with IT and Cloud Services to document hardware requirements and configurations
  • Contribute to the team's automation backlog
  • Collaborate with DevOps on testing deployment tools and provide continuous feedback

What we are looking for:

  • University degree in computer science or software engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in a software test role
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Java, C#, TypeScript, and scripting with groovy, python, or PowerShell
  • Experience with automation tools/frameworks such as TestCafe, Junit, Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of VMware
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, SVN, Git, and Configuration Management Tools like Ansible
  • Understanding of all tiers of software architecture, including web, application server, and database tiers
  • Knowledge of web and mobile interface technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining and improving testing frameworks
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and the ability to self-manage daily tasks
  • Team player in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Lifelong willingness to learn new skills and techniques
  • Experience working in Agile environments

Join us in delivering exceptional software solutions. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Apply now to be part of our innovative team!


What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen.

For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at or the company’s blog at

Kinaxis strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply to our welcoming community. We strive to make our website and application process accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at This contact information is for accessibility requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.