• QA Automation Engineer

    Job Location CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/8/2019 1:33 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Digital Services
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Internet and Ecommerce, Technology Services
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    We are looking for bright and passionate people to be founding members of Great-West Life’s new Digital Labs. Do you have a passion for creating compelling and meaningful digital experiences? Do you ALWAYS think about the customer first? Are you a creative problem-solver and communicator? Do you want to help lead the transformation of a company and an industry? If you answered a wholehearted yes to all these questions, we want to talk to you.



    Great-West Life is embarking on a transformation that will change the way we work and how we help our customers. In our Digital Labs, we are designing, coding and delivering new products improving the lives of millions of Canadians. We are changing the way a trusted institution operates by acting as a start-up, bringing human centered design, agile and modern web development practices to life. Our multi-functional teams of Designers, Developers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners all huddle together because we have an open, innovative and inclusive culture which is focused on us – talented individuals.



    As a QA Automation Engineer you own the quality of the product end-to-end. You will work closely together with our developers to ensure the right tests are being written, identify gaps in acceptance criteria to ensure a quality product that will delight the users.  With your knack for coding you will be automating functional tests and taking ownership of some aspects of build pipelines.



    • You will ensure that proper test automation across the test pyramid has been implemented for each feature
    • You design test strategies, manages test data, maintain test suits and automate what you can
    • You’ll feed the team with detailed information on any defects found, and help the Scrum master and Product Owner to prioritize defects
    • You will work closely with developers to understand code, identify & debug defects and strategize fixes
    • Break things


    • You have significant experience as a quality engineer and are able to develop integration, performance, and load bearing tests
    • You have experience with acceptance testing at story level, exploratory and creative testing, and all of this within fast-paced sprint cycles
    • You’re Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes when it comes to finding hidden requirements and edge cases
    • You love automating end-to-end tests and know your way around tools such as Cucumber,Selenium and PowerShell.

    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.


    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.



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