Senior Tester

Senior Tester

Job Title: Senior Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-21
Reference: V-40150
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2021 17:13

Job Description

Federal Govt department is seeking an experienced Data and Reporting Senior Tester to work as part of a project team for the delivery of the Data Management and Analytics Platform project. The project will comprise of implementing an enhanced data management and analytics platform to facilitate data warehousing capabilities, reporting, data analysis, storing transactional data and archiving of required data.

Working in a agile team, you will need to have great communication skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

The tester will be required to:
  • Create test plans in Azure DevOps Test Plans that provide the required coverage for project deliverables and business outcomes.
  • Write, review test cases using Azure DevOps.
  • Execute complex test scripts which cover:
    • Back-end infrastructure and functionality
    • ETL and ELT processes
    • SQL queries
    • Power BI platform and presentation layers
  • Create, write and execute automated testing suites where possible
  • Effectively prioritise testing efforts, and test case execution
  • Analyse documented requirements, data analysis, detailed designs, pipeline specifications, user stories and requirements to generate test cases and test plans
  • Raise defects / issues and track faults using departmental tools such as Azure DevOps
  • Lead and engage with Business Stakeholders and Analysts throughout the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Process
Ideally you will have:
  • Well-developed testing skills, including writing, reviewing and executing complex test plans and cases
  • Experience in end-to-end manual and automated testing and the ability to develop test scripts
  • Experience in executing back-end, ETL and SQL test scripts
  • Experience in executing back-end, ETL and SQL test scripts
  • Experience in converting user stories/business requirements into executable test cases
  • Experience tracking and managing test plans and test case through Azure DevOps
  • Experience guiding User Acceptance Testing activities
  • Experience developing test plans/cases for data platforms, including the Azure and Microsoft suite of products and services, such as but not limited to:
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure Data Factory
    • Azure Synapse
    • Power BI
Location and Contract Term:
The role is based in Canberra with an estimated start date of 1 December. 12 month contract with 2 x 12 month extension options.

Security Requirements:
Applicants must be Australia Citizens and have a Baseline 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 Kym 1300 944 936 or email for any further information.

Applications close Tuesday 2 November 2021.

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