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Title:  Senior QA Engineer (Mobile)




Requisition ID: 199018

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


We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior QA Engineer specializing in Native Mobile Applications Testing to join our innovative and fast-paced organization. As a Senior QA Engineer, you will work with a team of talented QA engineers, ensuring the delivery of high-quality mobile applications through comprehensive testing and quality assurance practices. Ensures all activities conducted are following governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


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


  • End-to-end testing for Native mobile applications, including test planning, test case development, test execution, and defect management.
  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Assess UAT projects to determine the risk of releasing the code into the current test environment, specifically the possible impact to multiple projects, the degree of overlap in the applications and the code itself, within extremely tight timeframes
  • Prepare User Acceptance Testing (UAT) test plans; test documentation (test functions, test cases, scripts), based upon risk analysis to ensure optimal use of testing time while adhering to UAT policies, standards and procedures.
  • Work with individual project teams, during the software development life cycle, to ensure business and technical requirements have been fulfilled; contribute recommendations and assessments to ongoing project reviews
  • Develop application and process expertise within UAT; provide hands on training on systems, hardware, environment, product, standards, and methodology to other analysts as required
  • Maintain a thorough and current understanding of a broad range of assigned banking applications, UAT code configuration, system integration, environment resources and code delivery process; provide technical advice to development teams and external suppliers on integration of specific applications within the UAT environment
  • Execute Test Automation Scripts, analyze the test logs and validate the test results. Should be able to make simple changes to the automated test cases.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


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


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.
  • 7+ years of work experience preferably in a Banking environment with proficiency in testing Native mobile apps (Android and iOS)
  • 4+ Hands on experience with digital trading platform testing [Quotes, Equity, Options, covered and uncovered calls and puts, Option strategies etc.]
  • Knowledge of Complete end to end flow of place an order.
  • Experience in Wealth Management Domain specifically in Trading is a must - Portfolio management.
  • Experience with order management and trading applications in the equity brokerage
  • Understanding of Trading applications, trade settlement and Exp in testing of any trading app
  • Strong knowledge of mobile application testing methodologies, tools, and frameworks.
  • Hands on experience working with Xcode/Android studio.
  • Expertise in API testing, Functional testing, User Interface testing, Cross-browser and Cross-device testing & Content testing
  • 3+ Years hands on experience with automation testing frameworks and tools (Playwright for web / Appium / Maestro for Mobile)
  • 2+ Years - Most Recent project experience with Charles Proxy AND Postman
  • 2 + years’ native accessibility testing using VoiceOver & TalkBack (all mobile testers run accessibility testing and work with team of developers)
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and decision-making skills.
  • Previous experience/knowledge working with AI tools, Browser stack & cloud device solutions
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC – Waterfall and Agile. Experience working in waterfall and agile teams in a QA function
  • Hands on experience working with JIRA, Confluence and HPALM
  • Excellent communication skills to address all project related issues and conflicts within quality assurance testing cycle.


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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