Associate Quality Engineer
Manulife
Kitchener, ON
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

Are you passionate about software quality and tests automation? The Group Benefits Technology team is seeking an experienced and motivated Software Quality Engineer who is self-directed with learning agility to develop automation scripts and execute testing in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

As an Associate Quality Engineer, you will:
Collaborate with Squad members, peer Quality Engineers and DevOps Leads to build the automated tests and configure them to execute in a deployment
Troubleshoot Selenium, DevTest and Robot script execution issues
Create and maintain a reusable set of automated tests.
Identification and creation of reusable test data, particularly for automated testing
Responsible for finding, isolating, documenting, tracking, and regressing defects through the QA process utilizing a bug tracking tool effectively
Manage test requests, estimating time needed and working with other team members to set priorities following risk based testing approach
Participate in test strategy, test estimation and planning discussions
Communicate test results and highlight any potential quality risks
Build and maintain relationships within the business unit and supporting areas
Collaborate with geographically and culturally diverse cross-functional teams
Continuously upskill your technical and testing knowledge
Keep up-to-date on industry test software and frameworks
Depending on current assignment, some manual testing may be required
You will bring and continuously build upon the following knowledge & skills:

5+ years of experience in testing software and maintaining test automation
Experience within a Financial and/or Insurance Company
Experienced in overall design, creation, architecture, and maintenance of automation frameworks using Selenium Webdriver/Grid, Appium, Robot, Cucumber/JBehave, TestNG, etc.
Experience with developing a POM (Page Object Model) framework for web, mobile, and desktop automation
Knowledge of Mobile testing will be an asset
Knowledge of API and web service testing tools such as DevTest, SoapUI and Postman
Knowledge of QA tools, methodology and process
Knowledge and experience with DevOps, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment is an asset.
Have hands-on experience testing backend systems
Experience building automated test scripts in parallel of development efforts in an Agile environment is an asset.
Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and collaborative
Ability to influence and negotiate with others to meet project deadlines without compromising quality
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to identify productivity and efficiency improvements
Proven ability to quickly and easily adapt to change
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Last year Manulife / John Hancock spent $1.4 billion on technology. You may be working with:

Test Automation Tools: Selenium, ROBOT, Micro Focus UFT, DevTest, SoapUI, Postman
Programming Language: Java, Java script, VB script, Python, C#
Test Management Tools: Micro Focus ALM, Jira
DevOps Toolkit: Jenkins, Docker, Git, GitLab
Office 365: One Drive, Skype for Business, Sharepoint, Yammer, Confluence
What about Perks?

Manulife has lots of perks including, but not limited to:
Competitive compensation
Retirement Savings Accounts including a RPP (Pension Plan), RRSP (Retirement Savings Plan), and TFSA (Tax Free Savings account)
Manulife Share Ownership Program with company match
Customizable Benefits Package including Health, Dental and Vision
Generous time off policy
Financial support for ongoing training, learning, and education
Dress Smart - flexible work attire policy
An abundance of career paths and opportunities to advance
A flexible work environment with flex hours, work from home arrangements, distributed teams
This is a full time permanent role located in Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had approximately 34,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of December 31, 2017, we had over $1.04 trillion (US$829.4 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $26.7 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

If you are ready to unleash your potential it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.