Lead Software Test Engineer (Global SaaS Leader)

Toronto, ON M5V1P9

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: QA Developer Job Number: 1800

Job Description

We're recruiting a Lead Software Test Engineer for a Toronto-based B2B SaaS company that’s a global leader.  Details:

  • Our client is a 350 person SaaS company that’s the leader in their industry. Gartner has named the leader with the ‘greatest ability to execute’. 
  • Tech stack: React, Redux, Typescript, C# and moving to AWS. Openings include backend and frontend focussed positions.  
  • Exciting tech roadmap items including: big, positive architectural shifts to modernize the platform & improve performance; moving to AWS; unification of the frontend interfaces. There’s also a product roadmap that includes many new features & capabilities. 

  • Their product is a SaaS-based platform that delivers measurable improvements for customers through their industry-leading solutions. Customers range from having hundreds to tens of thousands of users in a variety of verticals, including high-tech, financial services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, hospitality, media, entertainment, transportation and more.

  • Employees are work-from-home during the pandemic and their HQ is in Toronto. 

Position Highlights

  • Report to the QA Manager as part of a 30+ person QA team.
  • Leading non-functional test projects for our cloud-based product which has Web and REST API components
  • Leading test automation projects that include evaluating vendors for implementation, designing, developing new automated test assets, running in CI and defining a program to maintain and review these assets
  • Collaborate with QA and development teams to determine if a scenario is best automated or executed manually
  • Defining test measurements and metrics and applying to our ongoing test projects to estimate release and quality
  • Performing analysis on testing processes and procedures and provide recommendation for improvements based on best practices and industry standards

Apply today or contact Mandy Cole at mandy AT grossmandorland DOT com to learn more.


About gdR

Founded in 2007, gdR’s mission is to grow the leadership capacity and capabilities of people and companies in the Canadian tech ecosystem through executive search, team recruiting and leadership development. We’re actively involved in the community by creating opportunities for people to connect and learn from one another e.g. Canadian Tech at Scale (in partnership with Shopify & Uber ATG), which brings 200+ engineering leaders together.  gdR values inclusion in Canada’s tech ecosystem and partners with employers that provide equal opportunities for individuals from diverse groups. If you’re interested in moving to Canada, although we can’t sponsor you, we have put together resources to help you with your journey.  Follow gdR on LinkedIn and Twitter updates on new roles in tech.

Meet Your Recruiter

Mandy Cole
Talent & Client Manager

Mandy joined gdR in 2018 and has a passion for emerging technologies and building strong teams.  She has several years of recruitment experience working with tech companies across North America. Mandy leads IC to leadership searches across engineering, devops and data.

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