Senior Automation Developer in Test

We have a newly created opportunity for a Senior Automation Developer in Test to join our team. This is a role for an experienced test developer who wants the opportunity to automate the testing of an application from the ground up or maintain and extend what’s already available.

Toronto, Ontario

Altus Group, developers of ARGUS Software

<p>At Altus Group, developers&nbsp;of ARGUS Software, we break ground everyday with products that provide consistency, transparency, and efficiency into the financial and operational processes that drive the global world of commercial real estate. Our products were built exclusively for commercial real estate companies, incorporating best practices learned from over 25 years serving the industry and clients in over 60 countries. ARGUS Software&rsquo;s products have become the industry standard and provide the complete solution for managing and growing your commercial real estate portfolio. Thousands of users globally including leading owners, managers, financial institutions, brokerages and REITs trust ARGUS Software solutions to improve the visibility and flow of information throughout their critical business processes. These processes include asset management, asset valuation, portfolio management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, lease management, collaboration and knowledge management.</p>

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Overview: <p dir="ltr"><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Altus Analytics, a business of Altus Group, is the leading global technology partner to the commercial real estate industry and is poised for significant growth and expansion over the next three years.</p> <p dir="ltr">Altus Analytics brings together the collective expertise of ARGUS, Voyanta and Altus Data Solutions as the leading provider of CRE solutions worldwide. Our technology and industry expertise empowers commercial real estate clients and partners to work collaboratively to enhance decision making, drive performance and optimize transactional efficiency. From property budgeting, making strategic decisions about acquisitions or working with different teams, different organizations and different data, we can bring it all together.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">We have a newly created opportunity for a Senior Automation Developer in Test to join our team. This is a role for an experienced test developer who wants the opportunity to automate the testing of an application from the ground up or maintain and extend what&rsquo;s already available. Someone who is hands-on and who enjoys solving challenges around test Development. A Senior Test Developer who wants to be a crucial part of the Continuous Deployment pipeline of our AWS Cloud hosted products and environments.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Why this is exciting for an Automation Developer</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Our future is in cloud products. You are a Test Developer with a few years of experience creating and maintaining the existing Automation Test Frameworks for Web Applications. You want an opportunity to introduce strategy and execute on advanced Automation concepts for a global product. As we continue to diversify and invest in our products, the priority is to run automation in a virtual environment.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Knowledge.</strong> We are passionate about technology and as the industry leaders in CRE Tech. We will give you the opportunity to lead the way, introduce best practices and expand your skills in Test Automation. You will have a voice as to the processes, tools and consumption methods we use for our audience.</li> <li><strong>Exposure.</strong> This is an opportunity to be part of rolling out a unique product that will support and positively impact users around the world. It is a brand new platform that will change how our global clients access and engage with our full range of products.</li> <li><strong>Career Development.</strong> You will work on a cutting edge technology product from the very beginning and deliver a quality product with a high degree of test automation. This is a potential opportunity to lead other manual or automation testers in the future.</li> <li><strong>Make an impact.</strong> This is the chance to be a driver of our future growth and the betterment of the industry. You will be part of a team dedicated to innovating new tools and improving our products.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p dir="ltr"><strong>Here&rsquo;s what our Senior Automation Developer in Test will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Adopt and raise the standard. Demonstrate your expertise and knowledge of solid design principles and automation framework design by working side-by-side with the team, enforcing our high standards and introducing improvements where possible.</li> <li>Automate the testing of the application through UI, API and performance testing automation.</li> <li>Manage. Oversee the quality of the product by ensuring it is tested automatically or manually.</li> <li>Voice an opinion. Present logical arguments for and against existing and new automation processes, tools and tasks.</li> <li>Support. Maintain, extend and develop the existing automated test framework, ensuring that it is stable and reliable.</li> <li>Lead. Coordinate the proper execution of automation test procedures and automated test tasks within the onsite and offsite team, including code management, best practices and review. Provide support and training in automation to QA team members.</li> <li>Collaborate. Work with Developers to investigate, diagnose and develop resolutions for bugs, defects and errors.</li> <li>Be Agile. Actively participate in weekly meetings; set and meet weekly sprint deliverables.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p dir="ltr"><strong>How do we know that&rsquo;s you? You are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>A university graduate. You have a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in computer science or a related discipline. You have solid math skills and knowledge of financial concepts.</li> <li>An experienced Test Developer. You have 4-5 years working with C# and .NET developing test automation for customer facing software applications. You have hands on expertise:</li> <li>Developing new test automation frameworks for web applications.</li> <li>Maintaining and extending test automation in an Development Agile environment.</li> <li>Analyzing user stories and coming up with test plans and test cases.</li> <li>Consuming QA generated artifices and interacting with manual QA.</li> <li>Understanding of Object Oriented Principles, class design and the HTTP protocol for Web testing and automation.</li> <li>Using some or all of the following:</li> <ul> <li>Selenium, Protractor .Net</li> <li>Test Case Management tools like Microsoft Test Manager &amp; TFS. Familiarity of Microsoft Lab Management Tooling.</li> <li>Writing Test Automation for REST &amp; SOAP based APIs.</li> <li>Understanding of tools like RunScope, Postman or FIDDLER.</li> </ul> <li>An innovative problem-solver. You think creatively in automating commercial grade software. You have a high desire to learn rapidly and expand your skills and your contribution. You can quickly become an expert on our product(s).</li> <li>A strong communicator. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You can build positive relationships with stakeholders, end users and members of a project team.</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Need any more reasons to want to work with us?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">As we continue to grow, the possibilities for the people that join Altus are significant. From professional growth to innovation to collaboration we are committed to continuing to foster the right environment to help our people realize their full potential. We give our people the freedom and responsibility to take charge of their career path, bring new ideas to the forefront and work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients.</p> <p dir="ltr">We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what&rsquo;s new by following us on <a href="">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br /> <p><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.disclaimer" class="pc-rtg-legal">Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.<br />If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at <a href=""></a> or 416-641-9500.</span></p>