BC Pension Corporation

Senior Test Automation Developer 

Branch: Information Technology Services

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Classification: Information Systems R27

Union/Excluded: BCGEU

Salary Range: $71,868 to $82,103 per annum (Salary includes a temporary market adjustment of 6.6%)

Security Clearance: Required

Competition: PC18:47111


Closing Date: September 28, 2018

Geographically Restricted: No


 Why work with us? 

At BC Pension Corporation, we are committed to our people. We are an organization with wellbeing at its core; offering an outstanding workplace experience where all employees can achieve their full potential.  Some highlights of what we offer include:

  • Flexible work schedules (mobility work, modified work weeks, job sharing, etc.)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family, including 100% employer paid MSP premium coverage
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs – lunchtime seminars, community health activities (yoga, kayaking, etc.) and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program

One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve 

To learn more about us and how you can be a part of a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, visit bcpensioncorp.ca 


What is the opportunity?

The Information Technology Services (ITS) provides the IT services to the BC Pension Corporation including; IT Operations, Application Development & Maintenance, Quality and Release Management and Service Management. Services are delivered from a team of dedicated contributors who provide ongoing support and transformational services to facilitate the execution of the 12/21 corporate strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in working with a team of professionals who enjoy a challenging and rewarding environment.

The Senior Test Automation Developer contributes to the technical design, development, enhancement and maintenance of the Pension Corporation's Automated Test Suite. This position is responsible for the automation test suite during the development, testing and Implementation phases of projects throughout the systems life cycle. The Senior Test Automation Developer plays a key role in ensuring the integrity and quality of the Corporations Information Systems and services.

What do you need to succeed?


  • A Bachelor degree in Computer Science and four years related experience; OR
  • Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar field and five years of related experience; OR
  • Certificate and six years of related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and seven years of related experience.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of four years recent practical experience that includes:
    • Providing solutions for automated testing suites using Java or Java Script;
    • Performing Test automation maintenance or enhancements;
    • Developing automated test cases; and
    • Knowledge and experience with various Test Automation Frameworks.


 Tool Specific

  • Integration tools - TIBCO BusinessWorks 5.x/6.x, IBM IIB 9.x/10.x, Mulesoft 3.x, SAG WebMethods
  • BPM - TIBCO BPM 4.x, IBM BPM 7.x/8.x
  • Reporting - Spotfire 7.x, SAP BOBJ 4.x, Tableau 10.x
  • Messaging - TIBCO EMS 7.x/8.x, Rendezvous, IBM MQ
  • API Management - TIBCO Mashrey, IBM DataPower, Mulesoft API Manager
  • Continuous Integration - Jenkins, Hudson
  • Testing / Performance - SOAP UI, LoadComplete, TestComplete, Cross Browser Testing
  • XML / XSD development - Altova, Oxygen
  • PL/SQL Developer, SQL Management Studio/Express 

Technical / Development Skills

  • Java - SE/EE 7.x/8.x, JavaScript, XPath, JQuery, XQuery, BPEL, JMS
  • OS  - Linux, Windows Server
  • Database - JDBC, Oracle 11/12, SQL Server 2012/2016, Postgres
  • Modeling - MS Visio, UML, BPMN
  • Patterns - Design, SOA, OO
  • Networking - TCP/UDP, Firewalls, Load balancing
  • Documentation - technical writing skills, functional specification
  • Security - WS-Security, PKI, TLS, SAML 1.2/2.0
  • Code Management - SVN, CVS, GIT
  • Certification - ISTQB Foundation Certified Tester

Interested in applying?

 To learn more about the Senior Automation Test Developer position, please review the job description at the bottom of this page.


Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and employment history in order to clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements as listed above.  Please ensure your resume includes the month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.


 Please submit your application through the "apply now" feature located at the top of this page.


Important details

If you are unable to access the links, please contact us by email at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.  An eligibility list may be established. Testing may be required. 

We thank you for your interest in working with us. You will be informed of your status in this competition as soon as possible.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above. Late applications will not be considered.


Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request.  If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.   

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