Senior Automation Developer

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
ONESPAN, a world leader in strong authentication and e-signature solutions, is looking for a passionate Senior Automation Developer for its Montreal office. The QA organization works closely with OneSpan R&D centers worldwide to develop frameworks to qualify a broad range of its solutions.
Are you passionate about development and testing? Do you like individual autonomy whilst working within an agile team to deliver on shared goals? If you answered yes, we have the perfect job for you!

As an Automation Developer, you are the embedded test automation expert on the team and help drive automation and prevention strategies within the team. You apply both your testing and development knowledge to develop resilient automated tests to detect issues as quickly and as early as possible.

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Create, maintain, debug, and execute automated tests to maximize coverage through a critical understanding of intended behaviors of product features
  • Contribute to, and improve the automation framework
  • Provide timely validation and feedback for new functionality and enhancement by using a combination of manual testing techniques
  • Identify, isolate, and report defects, and recommend corrective action to expedite developers’ ability to reproduce, diagnose, and resolve defects
  • Actively participate in user stories definition, providing feedback, work breakdowns, and estimates
  • Partner closely with QA Analysts, Software Developers and, Product Owners to understand features to define the automated test coverage requirements
  • Perform code inspections and reviews for automated tests
  • Be the embedded test automation expert and mentor in the Scrum team and advocate for automation across the team and prevention (shift left)
  • Use development best practices and techniques to write effective and resilient automated tests
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement and prevention efforts across all facets of the software development lifecycle


  • Passion for Test Automation and software development
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or 3 years of relevant experience developing automated tests
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills (Java, C++, Python or similar)
  • Experience developing both frontend and backend automated tests
  • Experience using Appium, Selenium, Cucumber, JMeter, Postman and, similar tools
  • 2 years of software QA & testing experience
  • Knowledge of software functional and non-functional testing techniques and software testing lifecycle
  • Knowledge of source control and CI/CD tools & concepts
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with a natural curiosity and attention to detail
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills. (Asset) Bilingual: French and English
  • Understanding of agile development processes and practices


OneSpan is an Equal Opportunity employer 



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