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Sr. Quality Assurance Developer

Req id:  28791

Mississauga, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA Waterloo, ON, CA



Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.





We are seeking a qualified senior software quality developer to drive our test automation initiative, maintain high quality standards while shortening regression cycles.

OpenText has recently expanded into the SMB/C market, and we want to continue to enhance the product.

If you enjoy working in a vibrant, fast-paced, and challenging environment, and want to grow with us, this is the opportunity for you.

First six months:

  • Acquire knowledge on the general working principles of the CSSB product.
  • Get familiar with current test automation setup and code base for CSSB.
  • Help with manual testing on new product features, regression, and bug fixes, to gain an in-depth knowledge of the various job types, and to get to know some possible product issues which may occur in the field.

Six to twelve months and beyond:

  • Writing REST API automation test cases in Python, making use of the Robot Framework, and for Jenkins pipelines.
  • Programmatically update automation test results in OpenText's test case repository.
  • Automate test machine and Windows application deployments in a VMWare environment.
  • Help prepare test plans and develop automatable test cases for new features.

What it takes to succeed:

  • A self-starter having an honest, positive, open, and forward-moving attitude.
  • Strong conviction in upholding functional, performance, and customer experience standards.
  • Determined to carry out assigned responsibilities to completion, even when unfavorable factors have emerged.
  • Willingness to go an extra mile in verifying product functionalities and in investigating product issues.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail and well organized.
  • Ability to access a current situation and determine the top priority among competing ones.
  • Ability to foresee upcoming changes and quickly re-prioritize.
  • Willing to go out of your comfort zone to accept new challenges.
  • Keep up to date on the latest software quality engineering automation technologies, and possibly recommend new adoptions.
  • Excellent multitasking, level-of-effort estimates, and critical path analysis skills.
  • Good writing, oral, and presentation skills.
  • A team player, and genuinely enjoy assisting others.

Must have:

  • A Bachelor or above degree in computer science, software engineering, or technical equivalent.
  • A minimum of five (5) years, working in a full-time, software quality assurance position.
  • A minimum of recent two (2) years working as a REST API test automation developer programming in Python.
  • Experience in text parsing for JSON.
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Experience in Robot Framework or other frameworks
  • Experience in writing PowerShell scripts for Windows administration.
  • Knowledge of SQL servers and experience in using the SQL Language.
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum team.
  • Knowledge of issue tracking applications such as JIRA.


Nice to have:

  • Experience in writing test automation using a framework, such as the Robot Framework.
  • Experience in working with a Jenkins CI/CD pipeline.
  • Experience in using API testing tools, such as Postman.
  • Hands-on experience in installing and configuring a Microsoft SQL server.
  • Experience in writing PowerShell scripts for deploying Windows applications.
  • Hands-on experience in deploying and configuring virtual machines in a VMWare (or Hyper-V) environment.
  • Experience in writing PowerCLI scripts for administering VMWare virtual machines.
  • Knowledge of Windows PowerShell desired state configuration, or a similar deployment and configuration application.
  • Knowledge of general working principles of a data protection application.
  • Familiarity on a cloud platform, such as AWS, Azure, or Google.
  • Experience in other scripting languages, such as Windows or Linux shell commands, JavaScript, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in installing and configuring a MySQL server.



While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact

Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US federal contractor, may be subject in the future to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated.  The Executive Order is current stayed pending litigation.  If the stay is lifted and the Executive Order goes into effect, all employees will be required to comply with the requirement to either be fully vaccinated or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption. 

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an OpenText office.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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