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QA Automation Specialist

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Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: VICTORIA, BC, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 57686 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a QA Automation Specialist to join our team in VICTORIA, British Columbia (CA-BC), Canada (CA).



QA Automation Analyst

Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company in Victoria is seeking a motivated and experienced QA Automation Analyst. If you are passionate about technology, client interaction, and all the challenges that go with being a consultant, you will want to be a part of our team. Our people have the skills and business savvy to provide exceptional consulting services to clients, helping them gain the optimum benefit from our solutions.  We recruit professional results-oriented team players who have true vision and creativity. Our talented consultants are passionate about what they do and excited to delight our customers with their knowledge and capabilities.

As a QA Automation Analyst with Sierra Systems in the Victoria location, you will work with our developers on building and running automated tests against a wide range of applications, including desktop, web, mobile and API testing.   

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Create test strategies and test plans tailored to the needs of the project or product.
  • Create test cases based on requirements and user stories.
  • Execute tests against a wide range of applications and application types.
  • Identify and communicate defects and bugs to developers and other team members.
  • Work with the team to update and evolve the test suite to meet evolving application requirements.
  • Isolate, replicate and report defects and verify defect fixes.
  • Keep up to date with the latest testing trends, tools and approaches.

Professional Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 3-5 years development or QA experience.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in QA automation.
  • Sound knowledge of testing and development methodologies and practices, version control practices and defect management practices.
  • Experience with automated test tools, including Selenium, Cucumber.
  • Ability to create clear reports on results and findings.
  • Ability to translate business specifications and user stories into test plans and tests cases.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) with the ability to recommend changes to others.
  • Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables, while identifying defects and bugs.
  • Ability to be creative when testing, thinking outside normal test cases.
  • Ability to logically and analytically troubleshoot software and to discuss issues with various stakeholders.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Work is on site in Victoria and therefore preference will be given to local candidates.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of bug tracking software (preferably JIRA) is an asset.
  • Experience with Java, .Net, Python or R is an asset.
  • Experience with API tools such as Postman, Curl, etc. also an asset.


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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