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Sr. Automation Developer At BlueCat


Toronto, On

Job Description

Here’s what you need to know about our Product team: The BlueCat Product team prides ourselves on our diversity and innovation at our core. Delivery of a quality and cutting edge product is our priority. Most importantly, we always have fun while doing it. We run an Agile shop across all three of our products and rely on product demos and daily standups to keep each other in the loop on all of the amazing things that are happening at BlueCat while keeping each other transparent and challenged.

BlueCat is looking for a full-time Automation (Tools) Developer in Toronto.

The most important aspect of this team is that we thrive for continuous improvement and adaptability. We continually learn, adapt and extend. BlueCat is an agile shop, so we expect you to get things done by experimenting, failing, learning and most importantly, pushing forward.

BlueCat is a highly collaborative place to work. We prefer walking up to someone’s desk over sending an email. We promote and work hard to achieve cohesive team..

What will you do:

  • Actively involved in performance testing activities from gathering requirements to analyzing results and delivering findings and recommendations
  • Actively involved in automation framework including core libraries development using programming languages such as Python or Java
  • Actively involved in root cause analysis of performance issues using native tools or other diagnostic tools like Jprofiler, JProbe , Application Performance Management tools
  • Write, execute, maintain automated test cases and related artifacts (code, scripts, inputs, expected results, execution reports), with minimum supervision.
  • Proactively communicate with Developers and QA Engineers to resolve issues, implement test strategies and ensure the efficiency of automated testing process.
  • Follow best practices in automated testing to ensure technical quality and integrity.
  • Contribute to product and process improvements as well as refinement of overall QA practices.
  • Recommends changes and updates to procedures.
  • Review and provide guidance for the automation deliverables(automated scripts) throughout development, execution and implementation.

This job might be for you if you have:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Programming, Information Technology, Mathematics or related field.
  • 3+ years' experience with Java, J2EE or Python and some Shell Scripting.
  • Experience with automated test tools such as Selenium or WebDriver.
  • Capabilities in performance testing tools including Jmeter, specialization in performance analysis of J2EE applications servers
  • Experience in jvm tuning, thread/heap dump analysis, and improvisation of web services (REST APIs / methods)
  • Experience in application tuning
  • Ability to perform analytical and testing tasks such as design, code, writer test scripts, code review, process documentation and troubleshooting software related issues.
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix.
  • Familiarity with relational databases.
  • Familiarity with Docker nice to have.
  • Application monitoring experience using leading monitoring tools like JVisualVM, Knowledge on any monitoring and analysis tools is welcome.
  • Knowledge on Operating system concepts and how they relate back to applications and application containers.
  • Broad knowledge of the below and in-depth knowledge in one of them
  • Familiarity with networking, DNS/DHCP is nice to have.

BlueCat’s core values are:

  • Curiosity - We care and inquire about the challenges and needs of our customers.
  • Clarity - We keep communication crisp, clear, and responsive.
  • Collaboration - We win with each other, never alone.
  • Transparency - We ensure all relevant information is available – no questions are off limits.
  • Ownership - We are responsible and accountable for getting things done.

Working at BlueCat allows you to challenge yourself every day. Our culture advocates innovation, continuous learning and work/life balance. Feed your passion, be bold, get inspired and grow with us!

What you’ll get from us:

Fast growth for BlueCat means fast growth for you! With the world’s biggest and hottest logos as our clients, we are a well-established business that still operates with the fun culture of a start-up. We get to work hard and still have all the fun without all of the risk! Experienced leaders make sure we keep going to the moon and beyond.

While we’re growing together, we’ll have your back with solid compensation/bonuses, education budgets, record breaking sales quarters, and a company culture that values curiosity, clarity, collaboration, transparency and ownership.

If you’re as excited about the future of our company as we are, we would love to hear from you!

Accommodations will be provided throughout the recruitment, hiring and employment process in accordance with the AODA and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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