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Solarwinds Inc. Test Engineer in Ottawa, Ontario


Are you an automation test engineer with a passion for testing and building cutting edge software solutions? Do you love using the latest technology and working in a fast-paced, agile, and innovative environment? Are you a team player who loves to collaborate with others? Then SolarWinds could be the new rewarding challenge you are looking for.

SolarWinds is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). We believe that the MSPs who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier.

We are looking for enthusiastic and detail-oriented Senior Automation Test Engineer to join our new HybridIT team and help advance our suite of products. The ideal candidate is passionate about quality assurance, automated testing to help build secure, scalable and robust software. The person should also have a strong appetite to constantly learn and improve. If you enjoy working in a team of smart people and share the same passion for engineering with them, we'd love to talk to you!


  • Challenging the status quo of things and finding solutions to everyday problems

  • Work in a team of talented engineers willing to share best practices

  • Participate in test analysis, preparation of test documentation (write test cases), as well as the creation of the test strategy plan

  • Design, write, and execute test plans and test scripts

  • Analyze and document test results; file defect reports and enhancement requests

  • Continually provide feedback on usability of the feature and how it fits into the product as a whole

  • Communicate risks and identify risk mitigation strategies

  • Build secure, scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant cloud-based systems, following Agile development processes

  • Be self-driven, helping the team achieve goals and overall project delivery milestones


  • Solid understanding of software QA methodologies, tools and processes

  • Experience in creating and running test plans

  • Experience in designing, writing and executing automated test scripts

  • Experience working with Test Automation frameworks

  • Solid understanding of the development process

  • Strong problem investigation, debugging and solving skills

  • Basic knowledge of OOP programming

Nice to have :

  • Experience with programming languages, ideally Python or other scripting languages

  • Knowledge of Selenium and Robot Framework

  • Experience using non-windows platforms (Linux, osx)

  • Good communication skills, both written (documentation) and spoken

Qualifications :

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 5+ years of experience in software quality assurance and automated testing

Location CA-ON-Ottawa

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2020-14212

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group MSP

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