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Senior Test Analayst / Automation Tester

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Senior Test Analayst / Automation Tester

Job title: Senior Test Analayst / Automation Tester
Contract type: Contract
Industry: ICT
Salary / Rate: Negotiable
Job start date: 2/02/2021
Job expiry: 2021-01-17
Contact name: Ryan Naughton
Contact email:

Job description

​he Department is seeking the services of a skilled senior test analyst / automation tester with experience working as part of a tight knit multi-disciplinary team on projects delivered using an iterative / agile approach.

Working with the delivery team and broader Division in alignment with the Enterprise approach, to be successful in this role the candidate must be able to:

  • Shape the approach to and setup of automated testing tools and CI/CD pipelines • Lead both manual and automated testing activity

  • Take responsibility in preparing test strategies, manual and automated test cases and prepare test data.

  • Identify and contribute to the ongoing evolution of the automated testing approach, including any tooling, framework or test case changes to ensure continuous improvement

The successful candidate will be working with business and technical project staff who have varied knowledge and experience in an Agile software development environment.

This is an exciting opportunity working on a new project initiative.

Estimated start date
Location of work
Australian Capital Territory
Length of contract
To 30th June 2021
Contract extensions
The department may extend for period or periods up to 31 December 2021
Security clearance
Must have minimum NV1 clearance

Essential criteria

  • The right attitude is paramount to successful outcomes. You are someone that enjoys working in a tight-knit agile project team that includes technical staff and stakeholders. You communicate well, share knowledge and experiences, have a can-do and flexible approach, and recognise the importance of following Department processes and documentation requirements.

  • Experience in:

    • automated testing including identifying and setup of tooling and implementation of testing frameworks (ideally in an AWS cloud environment)

    • the development of test cases for parallel test execution in a CICD pipeline

    • automation scripts using programming languages such as C#, Typescript, JavaScript Java and/or Python.

  • Experience in preparing test strategies, manual test case execution and test data creation in an agile development environment.

  • Knowledge and experience in accessibility (WCAG) testing, performance and load testing (preferably automated) and testing of responsive cross platform applications.

To apply or register your interest, please hit the apply button and attach your CV and details (strictly in confidence).
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