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QE Automation Engineer (Halifax)- GFT

RBC Capital

RBC Capital

Software Engineering
Halifax, NS, Canada
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Summary

Are you a talented, creative and results-driven professional who thrives on delivering high-performing applications. Come join us!

Job Description

What is the opportunity ?

Global Functions Technology (GFT) is part of RBC’s Technology and Operations division. GFT’s impact is far-reaching as we collaborate with partners from across the company to deliver innovative and transformative IT solutions. Our clients represent Risk, Finance, HR, CAO, Audit, Legal, Compliance, Financial Crime, Capital Markets, Personal and Commercial Banking and Wealth Management. We also lead the development of digital tools and platforms to enhance collaboration.

We believe that innovation should drive all that we do, in challenging assumptions and being big and bold with our ideas. We support our people in developing the technical, business and professional skills needed to be successful. You will work with partners from across the company, participate in networking events, and have access to a wide variety of supports including mentorship. You will work directly with leaders who believe in celebrating successes and sharing learnings with other teams to promote progress.

In this role, you will be responsible for effective planning, executing, automating and tracking functional tests In the ARCHER portfolio - maintenance releases or projects.

**Please note this position is based in Bedford, Halifax, Nova Scotia.**

What will you do?

  • Create test plans, test cases and test scripts based on requirement documents and business User Stories

  • Develop and maintain automated test suites using test automation tools

  • Execute test cases (manual/automated) document test results and raise defects whenever necessary.

  • Work with JIRA, Confluence, qTest for test case management, defect management, test reporting and other functions

  • Participate in agile ceremonies like, Sprint planning, grooming sessions, stand-up meetings, demo sessions, and retrospective meetings

  • Participate E2E and integration testing

  • Participate in defect triage and Scrum meetings

What do you need to succeed?


  • 2+ years of experience in a QA/test environment with a focus on technical, automated testing in a variety of environments (Cloud, distributed and mainframe, business workflows and services/APIs, databases).

  • Experience in test automation frameworks/tools e.g., (Robot Framework, SoapUI or ReadyAPI, Postman, Selenium, UFT/Lean UFT/RestAssured/, TestNG) and development languages (e.g.Python.)

  • Good knowledge of QE Processes, Testing Life Cycle, SDLC and Defect Management processes for application testing, development and support with hands-on experience in creating test cases, executing manual/automated test cases

  • Knowledge of Testing Methodologies with hands on experience on JIRA and Confluence.

  • Experience in Micro Service testing, Kafka and API testing

  • Knowledge of CI/CD and DevOps Tools such as Jenkins, GIT, etc

  • Database technologies (e.g. MongoDB, DB2, Oracle, SQL, IMS) and SQL experience.



  • Previous experience in the areas of Governance , Risk and Compliance

  • Software Quality Certification

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

  • A world-class training program in financial services

  • Flexible work/life balance options




Job Skills

Application Testing, Decision Making, Detail-Oriented, Group Problem Solving, IT Quality Assurance, Long Term Planning, Predictive Analytics, Programming Languages, Software Product Testing

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