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Senior Quality Engineer - GFT

RBC Capital

RBC Capital

Quality Assurance
Halifax, NS, Canada
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Job Summary

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

Are you a talented, creative and results-driven professional who thrives on delivering high-performing applications involving Windows/Unix OS, Python/Java environments, MS SQL/Sybase/Mongo DBs, Containerized/Cloud platforms? Come join us!

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.

As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for effective planning, executing, automating and tracking functional tests as part of Risk IT maintenance releases or projects.

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?


  • 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
  • Computer Engineering, Computer Science Degree/diploma and equivalent experience having minimum 5 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, Selenium, Cucumber, SoapUI or ReadyAPI, Postman, UFT/Lean UFT/RestAssured/, TestNG and development languages e.g.Python, Java, etc
  • Experience in various types of testing including Front End and Backend involving SQL/Databases (e.g. SQL Server, MongoDB, DB2, Oracle), ETL process, API/Micro Services, Job Schedulers (eg Autosys, Stonebranch, Airflow etc) in Windows and Unix/Linux environments
  • Knowledge of CI/CD/Devops/Test Management/Project Tools such as Jenkins, GIT, Docker, UCD, ALM, qTest, JIRA, Confluence etc.
  • Strong problem solving, design, and analytical skills


  • Payment Domain Knowledge
  • 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
  • Flexible work/life balance options
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities




Job Skills

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

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