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QA Automation Specialist



Quality Assurance
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Location:  Canada 

Recruiter: Patryk Abramowicz 

Keyloop bridges the gap between dealers, manufacturers, technology suppliers and car buyers.

We empower car dealers and manufacturers to fully embrace digital transformation. How? By creating innovative technology that makes selling cars better for our customers, and buying and owning cars better for theirs.

We use cutting-edge technology to link our clients’ systems, departments and sites. We provide an open technology platform that’s shaping the industry for the future. We use data to help clients become more efficient, increase profitability and give more customers an amazing experience. Want to be part of it?

Quality Assurance Automation Specialist


Reporting to the Manager of Quality Assurance, the Quality Assurance Automation Specialist will plan and execute the most effective approach to achieve optimal quality and reduce risk, given time constraints and other limitations. Excellent analytical, communication and documentation skills are critical to this position. The ideal candidate has grown from a Manual QA or Developer role into one focused on planning, script development and maintenance of Automation frameworks. 



•    Reviewing project requirements to estimate effort, cost and timing for delivery of automated testing services based on given scope
•    Defining test plans and test cases with a focus on increasing the use of automation
•    Working closely with business analysts, development team and QA analysts team to integrate, regression test and manage all tasks associated with automated testing
•    Performing manual and automated web-based applications and web services testing, data validation and release management, and developing QA processes utilizing the Software Development Life Cycle and best practices
•    Analyze current suite of applications to identify opportunities for automation design, development and maintenance
•    Working with other QA team members in creating and automating reusable business-level tests that are easy to maintain even when underlying feature changes
•    Documenting defects uncovered and communicating findings to the development team
•    Evaluating current manual processes and quickly come up to speed with our products and recommend research or experience-based automation tools
•    Responsible for the development and support of automation applications
•    Educating QA team members on automation frameworks and skills for developing or maintaining automated tests


Skill Set

•    A University Degree or College Diploma in computer science, software development, or a related field.
•    5+ years of experience in Quality Assurance, with at least 3 strong years of experience in the design and development of automation frameworks and test strategies for web and web services
•    Experience with working to enhance test automation capability through scripting and other software tools
•    Knowledge of various formal testing methodologies including web based testing and mobile web based testing
•    Ability to build automated scripts that are robust and easy to maintain
•    Knowledge of the scripting and automation tools such as Selenium, Appium, SOAPUI, and/or Postman and experience with using Git
•    Experience working with Robot Framework or other low code frameworks 
•    Strong communication and documentation skills and attention to detail
•    Ability to categorize and prioritize defects and testing coverage to balance on time completion and quality risks
•    Ability to learn and understand project functional requirements and logic
•    Strong time management skills to meet deadlines
•    Competence with multiple Web browsers and operating systems, and an understanding of their differences and issues
•    Setting up and managing formal test processes to ensure user requirements for internal software applications are met
•    Experience with Jira
•    Flexible work schedule

Why join us?

We’re on a journey to become market leaders in our space – and with that comes some incredible opportunities. Collaborate and learn from industry experts from all over the globe. Work with game-changing products and services. Get the training and support you need to try new things, adapt to quick changes and explore different paths. Join Keyloop and progress your career, your way.


An inclusive environment to thrive

We’re committed to fostering an inclusive work environment. One that respects all dimensions of diversity.  We promote an inclusive culture within our business, and we celebrate different employees and lifestyles – not just on key days, but every day.


Be rewarded for your efforts

We believe people should be paid based on their performance so our pay and benefits reflect this and are designed to attract the very best talent. We encourage everyone in our organisation to explore opportunities which enable them to grow their career through investment in their development but equally by working in a culture which fosters support and unbridled collaboration.