Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (Remote)

Canada /
Technology – Software Quality Assurance /
Upgrade is a fintech unicorn backed by a top 10 global bank and other leading fintech investors. Founded in 2017, Upgrade has already delivered $3.5 billion in consumer credit and achieved $125 million in annual revenue run rate and cash profitability.

Upgrade is building a neobank offering exceptional value to mainstream consumers, including affordable and responsible credit through cards and loans. In 3 short years 10 million people have already applied for an Upgrade Card or loan.

Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal 3 years in a row, and received “Best Company for Women” and “Best Company for Diversity” awards from Comparably.

We are looking for new team members who get excited about designing and implementing new and better products and join a team of 350 talented and passionate professionals. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.

This is a remote position based in Canada. 

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Analyze the product and identify the best automation approach for the platform.
    • Be able to develop automated tests in Java using Selenium, utilizing IDEs such as IntelliJ or Eclipse.
    • Add validations to automated tests from REST APIs, DB, logs, email and other sources.
    • Own the testing and automation approach for your team, including framework enhancements.
    • Deploy services in various environments using Kubernetes, and deployment tools like ArgoCD, Jenkins.
    • Monitor applications and DBs using SumoLogic, VividCortex.
    • Analyze user stories and successfully identify test scenarios that are relevant to the business.
    • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
    • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.
    • Help grow the team by participating in recruitment activities.

Secondary Responsibilities:

    • Assist developers with unit testing - what to cover/avoid and how to effectively test components.
    • Identify chances of code refactoring in order to make the product more suitable for automation, for example, assign unique IDs to elements in a webpage.
    • Be able to contribute to the continuous integration process, including maintenance of Kubernetes environments and service configurations.
    • Create automation jobs using Jenkins DSL, track Code Coverage results.
    • Improve efficiency of existing test infrastructure using Docker Selenium and headless browser executions.
    • Design performance testing suites for microservices, using tools like Gatling.


    • Java, Selenium, Webdriver, TestNG, Maven, Git, Jenkins, ArgoCD, SQL, REST Assured, SumoLogic, Docker, Kubernetes, Gatling, Basic Linux.


    • Comprehensive benefit package: medical, dental, and vision.
    • Unlimited vacation policy.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.