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Lead QA Automation Engineer Waterloo, Canada

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Lead QA Automation Engineer Description

Job #: 86117
We are hiring a Lead QA Automation Engineer, who has experience designing and developing innovative digital solutions that solve complex business problems. Here at EPAM, we fully recognize that our people are the source of our success, and we are committed to helping EPAMers achieve their goals by offering various opportunities for skill development, career progression, and a supportive work environment where you can truly thrive! If you want to learn more, apply now!



  • Work with Scrum team BAs to ensure story backlog is updated with the right level of details for Automation Engineers to start automating
  • Work with Scrum Master to remove impediments for Automation Engineers offshore
  • Work with offshore Automation team to define roadmap and remove impediments
  • Regular reporting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Shared Automation resource for minimal testing required during US hours
  • Automate the test cases for regression testing, functional testing, smoke testing wherever required
  • Plans and executes automation tasks and ensures testing standards are followed within team whenever required
  • Provide technical mentorship to offshore/junior resources and review the deliverables


  • Experience working as QA Lead for at least 3 years
  • 8+ years of work experience in Quality Assurance of which at least 5+ years of experience in test automation development or combination of development and testing experience
  • Experience in REST & SOAP API testing, preferable tool set Rest Assured with Java
  • Experience in creating and maintaining automation scripts to ensure information systems services and programs meet acceptance criteria
  • Experience in agile methodology
  • Excellent organizational, troubleshooting and analytical skills required
  • Excellent experience with functional, integration, regression testing
  • Experience in writing unit tests for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Knowledge of manual testing on a good level
  • Experience in integrating the test suite with CI/CD pipeline
  • Financial Services and/or Wealth Management experience would be huge plus
  • Hybrid


  • Extended Healthcare with Prescription Drugs, Dental and Vision Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program (Company Paid)
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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