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Senior Automation Engineer- AutoCAD Mac

Vancouver, Canada

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Position Overview
At Autodesk, we are obsessed with building tools for people who imagine, design, and make a better world for the 10 billion people living on our planet. Our clients make the tallest buildings in the world, innovate on new green, affordable housing for low income communities, put rockets into space, invent solutions for bringing fresh water to famine affected countries, 3d print cheap prosthetic limbs for the needy in 3rd world countries, design and make the products in your home and in your pocket, and bring stories and experiences to life that leap off the screen and inspire the world.

Helping those teams do what they do better, faster and with less negative impact on the world is the mission that pulls us all out of bed every morning.

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Our focus on the AutoCAD product development team is to continue the success of the world's leading CAD family of applications and deliver value to a new generation of customers, on whatever platforms they choose. Our efforts to bring AutoCAD to new platforms has been publicly recognized by some of the biggest tech companies in the world (e.g. Apple, Google, Microsoft) in their various keynote events and helps set the industry standard for how cross platform development is done.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Automation QA Engineer to join our team to develop AutoCAD on macOS. As part of our dynamic team, you'll use knowledge of end-user processes to plan, develop, execute, and maintain test strategies with the objective of early detection of defects that impact customers, in assigned features or products, bringing customer perspective into the software development process to ensure product goals are met, and ensuring our customers receive exceptional functionality and services. Your involvement in presenting and demonstrating these functionalities to partners will be crucial to our project's success.

You will need to be experienced in testing software APIs and UI using C++, Objective-C and Python, and a quick learner and willing to face new challenges. You will work in a collaborative environment with product owners, developers, manual testers to ensure the quality of the product.


  • Participate in Scrum ceremonies for requirement gathering, test planning, execution, and progress reporting
  • Develop comprehensive software automation test plans with manual testers and developers, focusing on API, UI, functionality, performance, memory leak, and workflow
  • Receives defect reports from other sources (customers, product support, newsgroups, Applications Engineers) and confirms and tracks specific issues for use by development
  • Writes test cases based on real production work, and creates scripts for automation
  • Uphold high-quality standards for the products you work on
  • Reproduce random crashes and help developers to identify root cause
  • Develop, maintain and monitor automation test dashboard and report for engineering process

Minimum Qualifications

  • Background in Software Engineering / Computer Science, Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, or relevant domains
  • 3~5 years' experience in Software QA, Development or relevant industries
  • Experienced in testing software APIs and UI using C++, Objective-C and Python
  • Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving problems (analyzing alternatives, risks and benefits)
  • Eagerness for new challenges and expanding knowledge
  • Experience with CAD software, scripting or Auto LISP programming, Cocoa programming would be a big plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in application testing
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development Processes and Product Development Life Cycle
  • Accuracy/Attention to Detail: Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy
  • Keen interest in new technologies and their timely adoption
  • Ability to learn large software systems quickly
  • Ability to work well in a team to deliver on team goals
  • Flexibility under changing conditions and ability to multi-task between projects
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Self-directed and require minimal supervision



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About Autodesk
Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software - from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk - our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you're an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

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Client-provided location(s): Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job ID: autodesk-24WD75004
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • FSA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Some Meals Provided
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Promote From Within
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Mentor Program
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led
    • Black founded/led
    • BIPOC founded/led
    • Latinx founded/led
    • Asian founded/led
    • LGBTQ+ founded/led
    • Veteran founded/led