Tester level 4 (NV2)

Tester level 4 (NV2)

Job Title: Tester level 4 (NV2)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-07-05
Reference: V-39408
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2021 09:33

Job Description

The Tester 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.
The role will involve working with business stakeholders, project managers, system architects / analysts, software developers / systems administrators and business analyst personnel.
Due to the nature of the work, the mandatory clearance level required for these roles is Negative Vetting 2 (NV2), however Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) clearance holders are preferred. Successful candidates will be required to upgrade or gain acceptance of their clearances to TSPV status before commencement and depending on the age and / or level of their current clearance, could take between three and 12 months.

Major Responsibilities / Skills and Knowledge required:

  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 specify and code 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.
Location of work: Australian Capital Territory
Length of contract: 12 and 24 month contracts will be considered, unless negotiated otherwise.
Security Requirements: Due to the nature of the work, we require the minimum NV2 security clearance.
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 16 July 2021.
Call Kate 0480 002 456 for any further information.