IT Test Analyst

IT Test Analyst

Job Title: IT Test Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-07-11
Reference: V-39451
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 12, 2021 11:48

Job Description

The Role:

      We are seeking an IT Test analyst to join one of our teams in Digital Delivery Solutions within the Enterprise Solutions and Technology business area.

As an IT Test analyst, you’ll work in a team as part of an Agile Release Train to build cutting edge systems that engage and make it easier for taxpayers to do the right thing when it comes to their tax and super obligations. You will participate in agile ceremonies and contribute to the team’s backlog. You will collaborate with your team and key stakeholders to identify requirements, identify system impacts to support the delivery of digital capabilities, including analysis, design, testing and documenting our systems.


Key Duties: 

•            Be accountable for leading teams through testing activities in complex integrated systems

•            Identify, validate and implement business improvement strategies and change initiatives to contribute to the delivery of Department outcomes

•            Work collaboratively with Department staff, clients and external agency software providers to ensure that issues, problems and defects that arise during testing are resolved efficiently

•            Experience in testing IT applications and associated interfaces across both midrange and mainframe-based systems

•            Proficiency utilising the Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio tools

•            Test Automation based on MSTest framework or any other automation framework

•            Knowledge of Mainframe and SQL systems

•            Test troubleshooting skills

•            Analyse detailed requirements and technical documents to produce relevant test artefacts and ensure appropriate test coverage Prepare, manage and review testing documentation, including strategies, plans, risk assessments, test specifications and/or reports including TCMs.

•            Develop, document, monitor and improve testing processes and procedures and promote testing best practice.

•            Actively participate in the development and delivery of test-project objectives

•            Support, coach and guide less-experienced staff and actively support team training

•            Adhere to all established processes, methodologies and procedures; contribute to the development of new work practices

•            Experience in working 'AGILE' environment would be an advantage.



Location and Contract Term: This is a Canberra based role. Contract till February 2022 with 2 x 12 month contract extension options pending budget and delegate approval.


Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens. A baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain is required.


How to Apply:

Applications close 15 July.

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