Senior Software Tester

Senior Software Tester

Job Title: Senior Software Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-06-02
Reference: V-39218
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2021 17:28

Job Description

The Role:

The Department is seeking the services of a Senior Tester to work on various projects, as well as BAU testing requests.

This opportunity would suit a self-starter with excellent communication skills who wants to have opportunities to work both independently as well as within a small dynamic team.

Key Duties: 

  • Write Project Test Plans, raise and monitor defects, prepare test cases, test data and execute tests and record results as required.
  • Participate in formal review of key project artefacts being delivered in accordance with project methodology.
  • Undertake formal review and/or peer review of own and other testing resources artefacts including test cases.
  • Allocate and monitor of tasks assigned to testing resources.
  • Prepare Test Reports as required.
  • Train, develop or mentor testing resources.
  • Participate in formal review of key project artefacts being delivered in accordance with project methodology.
  • Liaise with business users and coordinate User Acceptance Testing as required.
  • Take lead in managing departmental enterprise testing activities as needed.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Demonstrated experience working independently and within groups within a project team.
  • Demonstrated experience writing test artefacts such as Test Plans, Test Scripts, defect reports etc.
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring junior staff.

Location and Contract Term: This is a Canberra based term. Contract till 30 June 2022 with options to extend till June 2024 pending budget & delegate approved.


Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens. An NV1 or the ability to obtain and maintain is required.


How to Apply:

Applications close 9 June.

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 Kelly 1300 944 936 for any further information