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QA Automation Engineer

QA Automation Engineer

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an advanced Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear/Samsung Ads focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe. 

Samsung Ads is an advanced advertising platform where advertisers find and connect with audiences across over 100M Samsung Households around the world. Samsung Ads delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory. Using our data, insights, and scale, we help advertisers reach consumers across CTV, our native apps, mobile and desktop. With Samsung Ads, advertisers can buy the way they want, reach who they need, and prove business results.

Our purpose is to deliver unparalleled results for our customers. By using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform, Samsung Ads is uniquely positioned to transform the advertising landscape. We deliver on Samsung Electronics’ 51-year commitment to excellence through smart, easy, effective advertising solutions to make advanced video advertising work.

 

About “Supply Access and Optimization”

Our group is responsible for managing, growing and optimizing product access to high-quality programmatic ads supply to effectively, intelligently and safely satisfy demand. We are responsible for handling more than a million bid requests per second and over one billion per day across multiple data centres.

 

What you’ll do

As a QA automation engineer, you will be working on test automation for the various real time platform components that our group is owning. You will also be responsible for promoting QA best practices and creating regression test suites while contributing to our continuous integration and deployment pipeline. You will work closely not only with the development team on a day-to-day basis but also with the product owner to ensure the quality of the deliverables, within a broader engineering organization with a strong technical culture.

You systematically find new ways to break things. You are detail oriented and have a habit of automating repetitive tasks. You have no fear reading/understanding/questioning source code.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in test plan and strategy design
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to develop and promote QA practices to improve overall component quality.
  • Identify and communicate when QA processes are not being adhered to or when insufficient quality conditions exist in a project or process.
  • Thoroughly test changes to ensure that the business requirements and quality standards have been satisfied before deploying to production.
  • Create test automation scripts and perform manual tests when needed to ensure overall quality of the deliverables.
  • Write, maintain, and execute on regression test plans and documentation
  • Maintain and contribute to end-to-end testing jobs within our CI pipelines

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Get involved in and participate actively to the Scrum ceremonies
  • Have prior experience and knowledge around the full pyramid of test, its practices and tools.
  • Know your way around Unix/Linux systems
  • Have prior experience in programming languages such as Java, Go, Ruby C, etc is a plus
  • Can craft adhoc shell and python scripts
  • Good communication skills and capacity/willingness to work in a multi-teams environment.
  • Be resourceful, inventive and passionate
  • A "can-do" attitude and comfortable managing competing priorities to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Attention to detail

The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and effectively handle working across different teams and priorities. The candidate should have an entrepreneurial mind-set, taking ownership in creating opportunities, aligning to the yearly plan but also being flexible to take advantage of new opportunities.

If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build an outstanding, world-class advertising organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.

 

About our culture…

We are proud to have built a world-class organization, grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey.

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