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Title:  QA Engineer




Requisition ID: 185978

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Contributes to the overall success of Commerce Engineering in Canada ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures


Is this role right for you? In this role you will:


  • Scrum team, Tickets assigned, work through backlog
  • QAT Sign off, regression, sanity, general test cases associated.
  • Test approaching plan, risk assumptions, highlighting dependencies, understanding what is in scope and out of scope
  • You think outside the box
  • You will be testing web applications, mobile applications and REST API.
  • You will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining manual and automation testcases
  • You will be executing the automation tests and maintain the existing automation framework
  • You’re diligent with documenting your test plans, test cases and bug reports
  • You’re an excellent communicator, detail-oriented and quality-focused
  • You have experience with interacting and coordinating test activities among multiple teams
  • You have a positive and resilient personality. You must be able to embrace feedback and have a desire for continuous iteration and improvement
  • You work closely with your scrum team to design and develop test strategies, testability requirements and implementation strategies 
  • You have experience working in agile teams either using Scrum or Kanban.
  • You are capable of executing QE activities within sprint and work closely with development and business teams to plan, report, prioritize and drive continuous improvement


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? We'd love to work with you if you have:


  • 5-6 + years of prior working experience gaining the understanding of both functional vs nonfunctional testing.
  • Identify and prioritize test cases, APIs and web application. (design and maintain test cases)
  • 2-3 years of prior working experience within Automation testing using Selenium. Locators identifications, basic coding skills.
  • 5-6 + years of prior Manual testing experience (75% Manual 25% automation)
  • You have a good understanding of software testing methodologies (functional vs non-functional testing)
  • You have experience working on automation frameworks for mobile and web applications using Appium and Selenium
  • You have strong coding skills with any of the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.
  • You have experience with version control systems (Git) and CI/CD tools (Jenkins)
  • You have experience with testing REST API and are proficient in use of API testing tools – Postman and Swagger
  • You have hands-on experience with identifying defects, minimizing steps to replicate and log issues into a defect tracking tool (JIRA or similar ticketing systems)
  • You are familiar with the types of testing including regression, performance, stress, unit, integration, and security testing
  • You have Knowledge of tools and frameworks such as WebdriverIO, REST Assured, Cucumber, Mocha and Axe-core
  • You have experience with Accessibility testing and tools such as JAWS, NVDA, Lighthouse, etc.
  • You have experience with cross-browser and cross-device testing for web and mobile applications
  • You are capable of executing test cases on English and French language, and documenting results for various types of testing as required (applies to smoke, integration, functional and regression testing)
  • You have experience in mobile applications testing - Android and iOS
  • You have experience working in agile teams either using Scrum or Kanban.
  • Computer engineering background will be preferred


What's in it for you?


  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Allyship - We strive to create an inclusive culture where every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are, and are embraced through bias-free practices and inclusive values across Scotiabank. We embrace diversity and provide opportunities for all employee to learn, grow & participate through our various Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that span across diverse gender identities, ethnicity, race, age, ability & veterans.
  • Accessibility and Workplace Accommodations - We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Scotiabank continues to locate, remove and prevent barriers so that we can build a diverse and inclusive environment while meeting accessibility requirements.  
  • Upskilling through online courses, cross-functional development opportunities, and tuition assistance. 
  • Competitive Rewards program including bonus, flexible vacation, personal, sick days and benefits will start on day one.
  • Community Engagement - no matter where you choose to work from; we offer opportunities for community engagement & belonging with our various programs such as hackathons, contests, cooking with friends, Humans of Digital and much more!


Work arrangements: Hybrid






Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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