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Intermediate Automation Test Specialist - Redbrick

Intermediate Automation Test Specialist - Redbrick

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Focus on the design, development, and maintenance of test automation solutions


Redbrick and Leadpages are headquartered on the traditional Coast Salish territory, and we respectfully acknowledge the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ People of this region. With gratitude, we live, work, and care for this beautiful land.


One thing that our team members say they value most is our fun and truly ‘people-first’ culture. Ours is a place where you’re given the autonomy to do your best work and provided with all the tools and support you need to do so. Here are some of the things our team loves most about working at Redbrick: 


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Attractive vacation, healthcare & benefits, including generous RRSP matching (Canada) and 401k (US) 
  • "People-first" culture that prioritizes fun
  • Autonomy and freedom to do your best work on your own terms (you won’t find any micromanagers here!)
  • Flexibility to work remotely
  • State-of-the-art and centrally located offices (Victoria & Minneapolis)
  • Remote work fund to create a successful home working setup 
  • Opportunities to work on interesting products 
  • High-end hardware and equipment — in the office and at home
  • Opportunities to learn and grow through professional development support, funding, and mentorship 
  • Internal mobility: opportunities to work with various products and teams across the Redbrick portfolio of companies 
  • Monthly fitness reimbursements to support a healthy and active lifestyle
  • Modern tech stacks (React, TypeScript, Python, Kubernetes)


Redbrick is the parent organization of a portfolio of disruptive digital companies. Headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, we’ve scaled from local start-up to global name in a few short years, conceptualizing new business ideas, acquiring established companies, and growing them to super-scaled profitability — all thanks to the people we hire.

 

     5 portfolio companies and growing

     1 amazing shared service team

     200+ employees


One of our four portfolio companies, Leadpages is a platform that makes it easy for marketing agencies & teams to build no-code websites and landing pages. With built-in lead generation and digital marketing tools, small businesses and entrepreneurs can grow their businesses online by easily generating leads and converting them into customers. Leadpages is 45 people strong and is the newest addition to the Redbrick portfolio. At Leadpages, we live and breathe communication, collaboration and we’re genuinely proud of each other's achievements. We treat each other really well, and we love what we do, every day.


We are changing the way work gets done, and building an exceptional team is our top priority. We cheerlead your goals and accomplishments and are invested in your future. In line with putting your health and safety first, we provide our team with the freedom and flexibility to work where they work best. Most of our team enjoys a blend of remote and in-office work. In-office time brings many perks, and we also place an emphasis on planning events and fun that all can enjoy.  We are looking for a Victoria based candidate for this role to make the most of those hybrid benefits and to work alongside our amazing team there.


What does a day look like in my role?

We get it: You want to know what you’re signing up for before you apply, right? As an Intermediate Automation Test Specialist, you’ll be:


  • Acquiring a comprehensive knowledge of Leadpages’ products and services
  • Developing and maintaining automated tests and scripts to sustain software quality
  • Resolving test automation infrastructure issues promptly and efficiently, minimizing disruption to test automation processes
  • Building, researching and evolving the test automation framework capabilities to enhance test coverage
  • Reviewing automation code authored by team members to maintain code quality best practices
  • Performing testing on software changes to uphold a high standard of quality
  • Participating in and organizing regression and acceptance testing activities, ensuring thorough evaluation and validation of release builds for acceptance sign-off
  • Investigating and replicating issues reported by customers to ensure prompt resolution
  • Providing technical assistance to our customer success team, aiding in problem-solving and issue resolution as needed
  • Taking ownership of creating and evolving QA and test automation processes


  • After 1 week
    • You will be onboarded and introduced to the engineering and product teams
    • You will be getting familiar with Leadpages’ products and services
    • You will have reviewed Leadpages’ current QA processes


  • After 1 month
    • You will have a thorough understanding of all products and services and know how our customers are using them
    • You will have worked with members of the wider engineering team to set up the necessary automation framework
    • You will have started the process of creating End to End automation tests using the newly created framework
    • You will have planned out the testing for and personally assisted with the testing of at least one release


  • After 6 months
    • You will have tested and created automated End to End tests for multiple releases and are beginning to replace existing regression test suites with automated equivalents
    • You are integrating yourself with the various project teams and anticipating future releases, creating test plans for each
    • You are able to assist the support team in answering technical customer questions and feel completely comfortable with customer workflows

 

What we would like to see in you.

Every Redbricker has three things in common: We’re curious, hungry, and good-humoured. We try our best to balance hard work with good, old-fashioned fun. As an Intermediate Automated Test Specialist with Leadpages, there are extra specialties we’re on the lookout for:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • Over 4 years of solid experience as a software developer in test or test automation specialist with specialization in web-based products
  • Demonstrated proficiency with end-to-end test automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver, Appium, WinAppDriver, Playwright, or equivalent, combined with the ability to automate testing across browsers
  • Demonstrated proficiency in programming languages such as Python and JavaScript with a strong understanding of software testing principles, methodologies, and best practices
  • Demonstrated expertise in API testing and test automation, leveraging tools such as Postman, along with libraries like RestSharp or RestAssure etc
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines and version control systems (e.g., Git) in cloud platforms (e.g., GCP, AWS, Azure) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with a detail-oriented, self-starting, problem-solving mindset
  • This is a hybrid role, preference will be given to candidates living in Victoria, BC or those willing to relocate to that area


Nice-to-Haves: 

  • Experience in performance testing tools, especially for web applications

 

What next?

If you’re picking up what we’re putting down, applying is easy as 1, 2, 3.

 

  1. Apply with your cover letter, resume and links to your GitHub or public repos. Please apply through this link: https://rdbrck.bamboohr.com/careers/259
  2. Take this opportunity to tell us your story and why you’d be a good fit for our team.
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Redbrick and Leadpages are committed to creating a diverse environment where everyone can be their true authentic selves. We value all differences as they are essential for a thriving, happy, and productive workplace. Join us and help build a disruptive company where we are all proud to belong.


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Vancouver Island, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

Salary range : $75,000-$90,000 CAD per year

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