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Software Engineer in Test



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Company Description

Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days. Vention's online-first manufacturing automation platform (MAP) enables its clients to design, automate, order, and deploy manufacturing equipment directly from their web browser.

Vention is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Berlin and Boston, and is used in over 3,000 factories on 5 continents. As one of Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and Great Place to Work, we are a performance driven culture that cares deeply about happiness. We like ambitious goals, facts & data, and constructive debates. But at the same time, we know that we can’t repeatedly push ourselves if we are not surrounded by an uplifting and caring work environment. Those two sides of our culture, feed each other and are safeguarded with the same level of attention. Our values & principles include:

  • We make our clients successful - we do what’s right for our customers, even when it makes our roles more challenging.
  • We execute and deliver - we set ambitious goals for ourselves and are energized about meeting them.
  • We debate, then commit - we challenge our own perspectives and ideas in pursuit of the best solutions.
  • We innovate to inspire - we value innovation in products, user experiences, and business practices.
  • We collaborate to achieve more - we work as one team to achieve more than we would on our own.
  • We empower our people to reach their full potential - we hold ourselves to high standards but know when to celebrate progress & achievements

Job Description

*This is an in-office position in our Montreal office*

  • Assume ownership of quality assurance for Vention’s cloud-based design tool, MachineBuilder
  • Design and build test cases, prioritize testing requirements, and communicate risk for cases not covered by testing.
  • Work with other teams to help ensure end-to-end integration testing is well documented and has sufficient coverage for cross-team projects.
  • Implement test automation strategies (frameworks, harnesses) to enable test-authoring in day-to-day development
  • Build processes and infrastructure to streamline QA activities, increase test coverage, and overall increase the quality of our products. Among others, this may include continuous integration and automated test suites.
  • Design QA data pipelines to ensure testing environments are set up with representative data to cover agreed-upon test coverage
  • Build QA automation dashboards to report on test coverage and overall quality metrics
  • Participate in PR reviews to drive quality practices with the engineering team
  • Participate in agile ceremonies such as stand-ups, backlog reviews & sprint demonstrations
  • Ensure test plans have an automation roadmap based on expected consistency of a feature set.


  • Proficiency with Mac & Linux operating systems
  • Experience with test automation tools such as Cypress, Selenium, QASE, Postman, etc.
  • Strong development background in automation scripting, data management and automation. (JavaScript, Python/node.js/Java, intermediate SQL skills, JSON, XML, etc.)
  • Extensive experience in software testing, QA methodologies, testing processes and testing tools and processes.
  • Excellent documentation skills to build and maintain test documentation and have a clear understanding of test coverage for any testing playbook.
  • Strong communication skills to work cooperatively with developers, managers and project stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, detailed-oriented mindset and patience to find and isolate bugs.
  • Eager to show ownership and improve products incrementally while being mindful of business priorities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field.
  • Nice to have: Familiarity with CAD tools such as Solidworks, Inventor, or Fusion360

Additional Information

How We Take Care of You

  • Flexible paid time off and remote work policies
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks so that you are fueled and ready for your day
  • Global comprehensive health plans so you feel your best
  • Career growth opportunities. Your future matters.
  • Fun-filled social events curated based on diverse interests for our team to celebrate together. From sponsored sports teams to trivia nights
  • Time off to volunteer and give back to your community.

What to Expect in Your Interview

  • Initial Call
  • Meet the Team
  • Challenge
  • Decision & Offer

Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Our culture is an uplifting environment for high achievers. The fast-paced, high-performance environment will give you the opportunity to build products, processes and strategies that will have a lasting impact.

When you join Vention, you join a team of professionals with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Together, we strive to nurture a supportive and inclusive work environment for all. We push each other to achieve extraordinary results and forge long term relationships as a result of the intensity and passion.

We’re passionate about helping you do your best work. Claim your seat and find out what you can do!

If you're unsure if your experience perfectly matches our job posting, we encourage you to apply anyway! We are happy to chat and get to know you better while you can understand the role as well.