Test Platform Engineer at Canva
Sydney, AU
The Test Platform team drives efficient and bug free releases by providing the tools our QA team require to ensure our releases run as smooth as possible. As a member of the team you will be working closely with the QA and greater engineering team to understand their issues and unblock them. This role sits in the growing Infrastructure group at Canva. 
Your day-to-day work includes automating manual tests and processes, providing tools to manage a distributed QA team and identifying areas of improvement for our releases. For the engineering team you will be creating the tools and environments for them to quickly and reliably test their features.


  • Automation of manual tests for both web and mobile platforms
  • Provide tooling for engineering teams to test their features
  • Support QA team through tooling and ensuring they have testable environments
  • Identifying and coming up with solutions for blockers within the QA and release processes
  • Advocate for automated testing to engineering teams
  • Provide key metrics for bug slippage, critical flow paths, failure rates etc.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Ability to identify potential issues and self-motivated to provide solutions to them
  • Automation experience with WebdriverIO using both Selenium and Appium
  • Coding proficiency in one or more of: Typescript, Java, Python, Bash
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Experience with test case management tools
  • Strong understanding of both web and mobile software architecture
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, dealing with internal engineering teams and external third parties.
  • BS degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or a related field

Nice to have; Not required!

  • BDD experience, preferably with Cucumber
  • Experience with AWS
  • Contract testing
  • Performance, especially load, testing