Software Tester

Software Tester

Job Title: Software Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-12
Reference: V-40063
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2021 08:41

Job Description

Seeking a results-driven software tester to be responsible for designing and running tests on software usability.
The Role

The software tester will conduct tests, analyze the results, and report observations to the design team. You may also interact with clients in order to understand the requirements of the product. To be successful as a software tester, you should have a working knowledge of software and test design, the capability to run through tests, and the ability to analyze the results. Ultimately, the software tester should be result-driven, have good communication skills, and up-to-date knowledge of software programming and software test design.
Job responsibilities
Ø  Test updates and maintenance of existing export certification systems to ensure smooth, uniform user experience across varied platforms
Ø  Test enterprise-grade software applications built using .Net, Java and Oracle technologies
• Develop and maintain complex manual tests in DevOps and use automation tools such as Tosca
Ø  Work closely with members of their Agile team including Developers and Testers to understand the functionality under test
Ø  Follow best practice test techniques when developing and executing tests
Ø  Produce and maintain detailed test artefacts and report on testing
Ø  Test SOAP and REST web services for internal system-to-system integration and B2G integration
Ø  Design and execute test cases for User stories/Product backlog items
Ø  Perform defect management adhering to department`s process
Ø  Experience with webservices including WSDLs, XML Schemas & XML payloads

Skills and Experience Required:
Essential criteria
  • At least three years of collaborative software testing experience in taking responsibility and performing testing activities independently Well-developed testing skill and demonstrated experience of all aspects of testing processes (test planning, analysis and test case writing, test execution, defect management and reporting) - 20%
  • Demonstrated experience as a Software tester worked on database systems including SQL and Oracle - 20%
  • Strong ability in understanding and analysing business requirements/user stories from a software development viewpoint; - 20%
  • Good interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and oral form with a range of people including business analysts, user acceptance testers and developers - 20%
  • Experience with web services and web services testing using SoapUI - 10%
  • Demonstrated experience with data migration - 10%
Desirable criteria

•Experience with: o Microsoft DevOps, Azure portal, Dynamics 365, SharePoint online o ISTQB Certification o Tosca experience o Agile
development methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban o Azure DevOps Repos, Boards, Artifacts, and Pipelines

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – 12 Month Contract with 2 X 12 possible contract extension

Security Clearance:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 17 October 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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