Senior Automation Engineer

Canada - Toronto

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Veeva Systems

Veeva Systems Inc. is a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva has more than 750 customers, ranging from the world's largest pharmaceutical...

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Veeva [NYSE: VEEV] is the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, our customers range from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Veeva’s software helps our customers bring medicines and therapies to patients faster.
We are the first public company to become a Public Benefit Corporation. As a PBC, we are committed to making the industries we serve more productive, and we are committed to creating high-quality employment opportunities.
Veeva is a Work Anywhere company which means that you can choose to work in the environment that works best for you - on any given day. Whether you choose to work remotely from home or work in an office - it’s up to you.
The Role
As a Senior Automation Engineer, you will take a lead role in developing automated tests and test frameworks for Veeva’s industry leading Enterprise Content Management applications and services on our multi-tenant, highly scalable Cloud platform. We move fast and have fun. This is an exciting role on the ground floor of creating and maintaining a new suite of applications within Veeva’s Vault platform.  

What You'll Do

  • Effectively collaborate with Product Owners, Development Teams, Functional QAs, and others in order to understand requirements and scope of work
  • Provide leadership in defining appropriate automation strategies and best practices for automation processes.
  • Design, implement, and optimize automation infrastructure and framework
  • Apply your programming skills towards automating and optimizing the testing of cloud-based applications
  • Assist with the hiring and help develop other team members by providing guidance, feedback, code reviews, and mentorship


  • 5+ years of work experience in a software test automation or software development role, with a proven track record of designing, implementing, and optimizing test automation framework
  • Highly skilled in one or more of the following languages: Java, C#, JavaScript, Python
  • Solid understanding of different design patterns and when to apply them
  • Proven experience in common automation tools and BDD testing frameworks
  • Ability and interest in developing test automation frameworks from scratch 
  • Extensive experience with testing cloud-based software, including REST API and UI
  • Comfortable providing technical leadership to junior teammates and QA team members, enabling them to achieve targeted automation goals.
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Mathematics or Computer Science/Engineering or similar field  

Nice To Have

  • Exposure to and experience on an industry leading cloud-based software platform a plus
  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery tools (i.e., Jenkins), and with build tools (i.e. Maven, Ant, Gradle etc.)
  • Experience with testing mobile applications on both Android and iOS devices
  • Experience with Microservice architecture

Perks & Benefits

  • Conveniently located in downtown Toronto
  • Snacks, beverages, and weekly lunches from local restaurants
  • Team events and rec league sports teams
  • Allocations for continuous learning & development
  • Health & wellness programs
  • Weekly yoga classes
  • Ping pong and other games
Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.
Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at
Job region(s): North America
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