Automation Test Lead

Automation Test Lead

Job Title: Automation Test Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-03-29
Reference: V-38849
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 30, 2021 14:45

Job Description

Seeking a Automation Test Lead to prepare to lead and conduct testing activities across one of more concurrent ICT Strategic projects.  

The Role:

  • Experience leading DevOps automation efforts as Test lead
  • Development and implementation of build release pipelines with personal accountability for managing deployment schedules, issues, risks, and impediments
  • Agile testing experience with team member accountability for commitment and delivery each sprint
  • Work with Product owners and IT stakeholders to prioritize backlogs, deliver solutions through environments and into production
  • Lead and provide estimates, formalize release plans, and implementation schedules/dependencies
  • Track infrastructure delivery and dependencies to implementation
  • Communicate implementation issues, delays, and mitigation plans
  • Innovate to improve future processes and deployments
  • Interface and communicate with project team, management and stakeholders
  • Lead teams consisting of cross- functional, global groups, directly supervise staff, assign responsibility to members to develop technical automation solutions
  • Coach, mentor and support less experienced team members
  • Manage external contracts and suppliers where required
  • Work within defined build, deployment, and governance processes
  • Ensure that all implementations of automated tools meet the requirements prescribed by OCIO through the effective implementation or use of approved processes, methodologies and deliverables

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria
·        Experience designing automated solutions with TFS Release Management as the orchestrator of choice
·        Extensive experience using Java, PowerShell, DSC, Azure Microservices, Pipeline Deployments, and build branching strategies
·        Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) ·        Strong Experience in CRM specifically Salesforce
·        Analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously
·        Strong team working skills across client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams
·        Demonstrated experience working for large organizations on complex software deployments
·        Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships
·        Ability to facilitate innovation and new ways of working with teams
·        Experienced in managing to contract; ensuring clients and suppliers alike perform in accordance with original agreement
·        Other relevant experience in a related technical field (application development, Database development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure) is desired.

Desirable criteria
  • MS Playwright experience is a significant plus
  • Other relevant experience in a related technical field (application development, Database development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure) is desired

Location and Contract Term:

Melbourne Based – 6 Month Contract with 3 x 6 months extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent resident  

How to Apply:

Applications close 11 April 2021

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information.

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