Software Developer in Test

· Ottawa, Ontario
Employment Type Full-Time

Harnessing the Power of Data, Together.

The world’s leading enterprises are using Solace’s event streaming and management platform to transform their organizations by harnessing the power of events.

The more quickly an enterprise can get information about events to where it needs to be, the more effectively a business can react to opportunities and improve the customer experience. That’s where an event broker (modern messaging-oriented-middleware) comes in.

Help Us, Help Them, Help You.

By joining our first-class team, you will be helping leading enterprises, including common household brands we all know and love, reach their full potential in this real-time, digital world.


The next time you drive a luxury vehicle, do some online banking, fly in a plane, or order some furniture online, you could be getting a better experience as a direct result of our technology, and your hard work. Wouldn’t that be great!?



Solace provides solutions to the world’s leading enterprises via our unified event-driven messaging platform in the cloud and on-premise. Our platform helps our customers solve use cases such as hybrid cloud, IoT, microservices, and big data distribution intelligently, securely, reliably, and in real-time.

We make a difference! We are a high-growth company where you can build and create cutting-edge hardware and software. Be a part of an elite team that rewards initiative and creative thinking, while redefining messaging and event-driven applications. We are looking for like-minded teammates who are eager to tackle the next generation of challenges, at the same time, make an impact!

We are looking for a Software Developer in Test who will primarily be developing automation test frameworks and tools and automated test coverage.

 The Right Person Will:

  • Enable testing and automation by developing features in tools, frameworks, and infrastructure
  • Maintain and enhance tools, frameworks, and infrastructure for team productivity and processes
  • Automate tests in scripts running in a proprietary automation test framework
  • Interact with a variety of hardware and software platforms, including in the cloud
  • Improve product quality and usability by influencing the design and implementation of new features
  • Develop into a subject matter expert; everyone on the team is vital to our success


Required Skills:

  • B.S. degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar field
  • 3+ years of experience in a technical QA role
  • Experience designing and implementing test scripts, tools, and systems
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem-solving and debugging abilities
  • Experience with at least one cloud computing platform (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience with creating and deploying container images in Docker and Orchestration environments (e.g. Kubernetes)
  • Experience with version control tools and build systems (e.g. svn, git, Jenkins)
  • Experience with microservices architecture and RESTful API design
  • Minimum of intermediate skill level with at least one programming language (e.g. TCL, Python, Java)
  • Minimum of intermediate skill level with Linux operating systems
  • A positive attitude in the workplace and the ability to drive change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Why You’ll Want to Join Us at Solace

    • We have an awesome team! You’ll get to work with some of the smartest individuals in the business.
    • We believe in work-life balance and believe it’s important to love what you do.
    • We encourage a flexible work environment.
    • Our training programs are top-notch (LinkedIn Learning, Mentorship program, Solace Academy).
    • We like to brag about our stellar customer lineup!
    • We are social – we like to keep things simple and fun!
    • We are one of the top-ranked employers on Glassdoor.
    • We have a sense of humour and make cool videos like this.

    Don't think you meet all the requirements? We still want to hear from you — we know experience comes in all kinds of forms, so don't let that hold you back from applying!

    We believe that diversity in all of its forms drives innovation and growth, both in business and in life. This is why we strive to create an enriching and safe workplace where you can be who you are. It is only because of you that we can be us.


    If you want to do the best work of your career and feel supported every step of the way, we encourage you to join us.

    We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted. Solace welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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    • Location
      Ottawa, Ontario
    • Employment Type