Mobile QA Automation Engineer - Norton SecureVPN in Toronto, ON

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Symantec   •  

Toronto, ON M4E 3Y1

Industry: Information Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 54 days ago

About Us

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), a global leader in cybersecurity, operates one of the world's largest cyber intelligence networks allowing organizations, governments, and people to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Enterprises across the world rely on Symantec for integrated cyber defense against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud. More than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec's Norton and LifeLock Digital Safety Platform to help protect their personal information, devices, home networks, and identities at home and across their devices.

About Norton SecureVPN

Norton SecureVPN is a leading Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider that delivers easy-to-use solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. VPN technology encrypts consumers' communications online, which can include sensitive information such as passwords and credit card information and helps to protect that information from being intercepted by cyber-criminals.

As a leading Fortune 500 Technology & Security Company, Symantec already protects more than a billion IoT devices. This puts Symantec among the biggest providers of IoT security today, and the first to deliver a comprehensive security reference architecture for how to build-in security to make your IoT systems "secure by design." Symantec brings a unique breadth of leading security solutions for device protection, encryption, authentication, key management, and code signing. Symantec also has unmatched depth in security expertise from monitoring, analyzing and processing more than 10 trillion security events per year worldwide for Symantec's Global Intelligence Network.

About the Role:

As a Sr. Mobile QA Automation Engineer you will enforce quality assurance standards and execute test plans with a focus on ensuring our iOS and Adroid apps remain at the highest quality. You will define and develop to automated test suite framework to ensure system quality and performance. You will use industry standard testing tools to ensure on-time, high-quality releases. You will write clear, effective bug reports and track issues through their lifecycle. You will advocate for Symantec's customers, ensuring they have a great experience using the Norton SecureVPN platform.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities
  • Works to automate regression testing during product development life cycle
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Have the opportunity to contribute to product enhancements and create IP to better our product
  • Actively find ways of improving services, systems and code and work with the team to remove manual testing of features and releases
  • Provide technical guidance to other QA engineers

You have a passion for:

  • Build, release and configuration management of production systems (CI/CD)
  • System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains
  • Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements
  • Evaluate new technology options and vendor products
  • Automating your day to day tasks for testing mobile applications at scale
  • Out of the box thinking with a focus on developing real intellectual property
  • Participate in an on-call rotation
  • Ensure scalability for future growth


  • 3+ years automating mobile application QA
  • Deep understanding of Android and iOS development best practices
  • Experience with Java, Ruby, etc to for test automation
  • Testing Tools, experience with best of breed mobile QA testing tools such as Appium, Robotium, MonkeyRunner, UI Automator, etc
  • Continuous Integration & Delivery Tools: Extensive understanding of CI/CD and integration of testing into the CI/CD process.
  • Scripting/Programming Skills: programming/scripting ability to develop reusable test automation
  • Agile Methodologies: Experience with Agile software development, project management methodologies
  • Version Control: Experience with version control systems such as Github/Bitbucket
  • Are highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment
  • Creative problem-solving skills and an ability to apply business logic to development requirements
  • Excited to work in an environment focused on building the right solution by encouraging our engineers to invest in the right technologies and architectural improvements to help us innovate faster
  • Are passionate about technology, apps, online security and VPN's (huge plus!)

Knowledge & Experience:

  • A degree in Computer Science or related area is a plus
  • Comfortable working with developers and other QA engineers to automate the testing of mobile applications
  • Comfortable collaborating with enterprise level clients on integration projects and with open source
  • Experience in scalable solutions with high throughput
  • Validated ability to mentor Jr. QA engineers

Valid Through: 2019-10-17