QE Test Automation Engineer (a1k700000007Qd2AAE) Saint John, Canada

Five Continents. One Team.
United by a passion for customer success.

We’re digital marketing experts. We’re social media gurus. We’re focused on customer success. We’re global travelers. We’re quirky, fun-loving, hashtag-obsessed team players. We are the Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud, and we’re bright Orange!

About ExactTarget Marketing Cloud, a salesforce.com company

The salesforce.com ExactTarget Marketing Cloud is a leading global provider of cross-channel digital marketing solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to communicate with their customers through email, mobile, social media, Web and marketing automation. We’re driven by a deep understanding of marketers’ needs—because we’re marketers too. No other digital marketing company invests in product innovation the way we do, giving our clients access to truly cutting-edge technology. Joining forces with salesforce.com, pioneers in cloud computing, we offer an even more superior experience to our customers and employees.

By partnering state-of-the-art technology with the best and brightest employees in the industry, we foster a culture of constant innovation and growth. Consistently ranked by employees as one of the “Best Places to Work,” the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud team shows you what being Orange is all about!

About the Position

The Marketing Cloud engineering team is looking for an experienced QE Test Automation Engineer with strong programming and automation skills to work in a team responsible for developing automation and testing the next generation features for Salesforce Marketing Cloud product.

The QE Test Automation Engineer will also create, document, implement and maintain test scripts for complex on-demand functionality in Marketing Cloud applications area. You should be self directed, team oriented, know and care what the customer wants from our service. This position requires healthy doses of initiative and flexibility in a very dynamic environment. You should like to break things, be exhilarated when you discover that really complicated bug, and be detail-oriented enough that you've actually had people comment on it.


• Create test plans and test case using test case management system;
• Plan, design and enhance automation test framework;
• Perform both manual and automation tests;
• Validate code changes against existing test suites;
• Investigate test and production failures, perform root-cause analysis and
create detailed, high-quality error reports;
• Participate in product and feature design with developers;
• Work with software engineers to analyze test results and debug problems;
• Estimate effort for complex testing tasks and effectively communicate risk of completion to set expectations with team;
• Communicate effectively and regularly with Project Managers, Front-end and Back-end developers regarding project status; and
• Support product deployments to production environment.


• 3-5 years of experience in QE and automation testing of application interfaces;
• Strong understanding of SQA methodologies;
• Ability to work in multiple development streams simultaneously;
• Experience with test automation, i.e. Junit, Selenium or any other test automation framework;
• Understanding of Agile/Scrum methodology and working experience in Agile environment is strongly desired;
• Ability to adapt to short sprint cycles (2-4 weeks) and experienced in the full software lifecycles from design to deployment;
• Experience with Linux systems;
• Great attention to detail and ability to identify, isolate and document defects in complex software features;
• Experience in large-scale software deployments;
• Excellent communication skills required;
• Experience with performance testing is desired; and
• Ability to motivate people, instill accountability and achieve results.

Ready to be Orange?

With team members in offices across five continents—including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia—plus the expertise and scale of salesforce.com, we’re rapidly expanding our global footprint. And it begins with YOU!