Job Title: Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-14
Reference: V-40084
Contact Name: Connie Bellam
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2021 16:25

Job Description


Our Government client is currently seeking an experienced and motivated Tester. The business strives to encourage the sustainable growth of Australian industries including the delivery of a national innovation system to drive knowledge creation, international competitiveness and greater productivity. Staff are committed to developing policies and delivering programs, in partnership with stakeholders, to provide lasting economic benefits based on principles of social justice and equity for all Australians. The Division provides a range of enabling services and operations delivery to the department and to Australian businesses. The tester will be required to:
  • Create test plans, test suites and test cases using Azure DevOps
  • Write, review and execute test cases, including from within Azure DevOps
  • Approve testing processes
  • Effectively prioritise testing efforts, and test case execution
  • Analyse documented specifications, user stories and requirements to generate test cases and test plans
  • Coordinate and assist with solution performance testing
  • Raise defects / issues and log and track faults using Departmental tools including Azure DevOps
  • Lead and engage with Business Stakeholders throughout the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Process
  • Be a contributing member of a multidisciplinary Agile project team
  • Well-developed testing skills, including writing, reviewing and executing complex test plans and cases
  • Experience in end-to-end manual testing and the ability to develop test scripts
  • Experience in performing system and system integration testing
  • Experience in converting user stories/business requirements into an executable test case
  • Experience tracking and managing test plans and test cases through Azure DevOps
Cultural fit:
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, agile, environment
  • Work collaboratively as a team within the organisation to deliver quality outcomes
  • Communicate honestly, clearly, proactively and consistently
  • Ability to pragmatically change direction and scope as new information is discovered and challenges or opportunities present themselves
  • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical staff at all levels
Experience developing test plans/cases for custom applications, including the Azure and Microsoft suite of products and services, such as but not limited to:
  • .NET Core
  • Dynamics CRM
  • Azure SQL/ SQL Server (on-prem)
  • Power BI
  • Sharepoint Online
Experience undertaking solution performance testing for custom built web applications.
Experience with automated testing.

Location and Contract Term:
The role is based in ACT.  Contract has an estimated start date of 22 November 2021, for 12 months with a potential 2x12 month extensions.

Security Requirements:
Must be an Australian citizen and hold minimum of Baseline security clearance.

How to Apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criterion to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Call Connie Bellam on 1300 944 936 for any further information.  Applications close Tuesday 26th October 2021 at 6pm.

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