Tester Level 5 (NV2)

Tester Level 5 (NV2)

Job Title: Tester Level 5 (NV2)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-09-24
Reference: V-37977
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2020 16:47

Job Description

The Test Lead will be accountable under the general direction of a Test Manager for the planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations. The purpose of testing is to ensure that new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified (including security requirements) , and that the risks associated with deployment are adequately understood and documented. Testing includes the process of engineering, using and maintaining testware (test cases, test scripts, test reports, test plans, etc) to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested.
Skills and Knowledge required/ Major Responsibilities:
  1. Be proactive during Test Planning and ensure that all stakeholders (internal and vendor) understand testing’s role and expectations.
  2. Utilise their testing expertise to execute both dynamic and preventative testing techniques
  3. Has the technical capability to create automation test cases and can demonstrate a valid selection process to assess what test cases are eligible to be automated.
  4. An ability to manage individually allocated testing work packages and to balance competing priorities, as well as the ability to report progress regarding test coverage and defect tracking.
  5. Ability to learn and develop organisational specific skills so that you can work independently across the Project Office portfolio.
  6. Minimum 4 - 5 year’s Software Testing Experience.
  7. Mandatory Certification:
  • ISTQB Foundation Certification
Desirable Certification:
  1. ISTQB Advance Level Automation Engineering or ISTQB Advanced Technical Analyst
  2. Agile Methodologies Certification.
SFIA Level of Responsibility Required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 5.
Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. 24 months contract.
Security Requirements: Due to the nature of the work, we require a minimum NV2 security clearance level. Candidates with current or recently held (and able to be re-activated) TSPV clearances will be highly regarded. All successful candidates will need to hold or upgrade to a TSPV prior to commencement

How to Apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.
Applications open until 09 October 2020.
Call Kate 0447 199 931 for any further information.