Software Tester (Automation)

Posted
18 March 2024
Salary
Negotiable
Location
Canberra
Job type
Contract
Discipline
Software Development + Testing
Reference
265093

Job description

Software Tester (Automation)

We are seeking an experienced Software Tester (Automation) to join an agile multi-disciplinary delivery team. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting software testing of internet-facing web applications, focusing on automation, test planning, analysis, execution, and reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop test cases and supporting data based on specifications.
  • Execute tests to analyse behaviour, functionality, and integrity of systems against project requirements.
  • Report on progress, defects, risks, and issues, including system quality and test case metrics.
  • Understand testing standards and promote quality assurance practices.
  • Identify process improvements and contribute to testing standards enhancement.
  • Build effective working relationships with team members, share expertise, and mentor less experienced employees.
  • Ensure accurate completion of work within timeframes and take the initiative to resolve problems.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on technology trends and emerging technologies.

Essential Criteria:

  1. Ability to effectively engage with business analysts and developers to clarify requirements and describe gaps and issues.
  2. Prior experience in analysing business requirements, writing detailed test cases, and ensuring comprehensive coverage of user stories.
  3. Experience in identifying and reporting defects, including tracking within appropriate test management tools.
  4. Ability to foster positive team relationships through collaboration, teamwork, and communication.

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Experience in integration testing across a range of service interfaces, including REST, in an agile scrum context.
  2. Experience as a test analyst in an agile scrum context.
  3. Strong administrative and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize work and work independently when required.

Security Clearance: Must have Negative Vetting Level 1 clearance.

Full-time role, 5 days per week, up to 40 hours per week.
Canberra-based role, with consideration for interstate candidates.
Negotiable offsite (work from anywhere) arrangements on a case-by-case basis.

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Brice Laravoire on 02 6151 9214 or email [email protected] and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.