Automation API Tester – Java

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3846


Location: Hybrid (Downtown, Toronto)
Duration: Until October 31, 2024

Our client, a leading financial institution in Downtown Toronto is looking for an Automation API Tester – Java to work daily with some of the most disruptive and emerging technologies, making real impact at the bank and its deliverables. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with one of the Top 5 Banks in Canada.

Typical Day in role:

  • Collaborate closely with a team of backend API developers, business system analysts, developers, and architects to work on both new features and incremental improvements
  • Develop and update automated test scenarios
  • Bring new ideas on how to improve the test framework
  • Create robust, repeatable automated testing solutions for our production software
  • Develop both positive and negative test scenarios while working with business system analysts, developers, and technical leads to test new features
  • Help triage any issues automated tests uncover or any issue raised by production support, and communicating closely with the development team
  • Work on a large-scale product and enriching the banking experience for millions of customers
  • Develop automated testing including tools and frameworks

Must-Have Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience as an Automation API Tester, preferably within FI/banking
  • 5+ years of experience directly writing automation code in Java without any testing tools (e.g. SOAP UI)
  • 5+ years of experience in developing Integration Tests using testing frameworks such as JUnit, TestNG, and RestAssured

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in testing Restful APIs with Postman
  • 3+ years of experience in Load Testing (preferably with Locust and LoadRunner)
  • Experience in building, integrating and deploying web services (REST/ SOAP/JSON/XML)
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Familiarity with OpenAPI Specification (OAS)/ Swagger, YAML, JSON
  • Exposure to RDBMS such as Oracle or DB2. Knowledge and experience with SQL queries

Soft Skills Required:

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Ability to distil technical details into simple terms; ability to influence decision making across stakeholders


  • Bachelors or equivalent in computer science or related field is preferred

Finance professional is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. We advocate for you and welcome anyone regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.