Test Manager

Test Manager

Job Title: Test Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Market rate
Start Date: 2021-12-02
Reference: V-40418
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2021 09:48

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is looking for highly experienced Test Managers to ensure that all test effort activities are effectively planned, monitored and completed in accordance with agreed test guidelines and to business requirements.


Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Manage the timely delivery of testing outcomes and the quality of testing processes.
  • Plan, develop, and manage test cases for different types of testing at various stages of testing on appropriate testing platforms.
  • Liaise with project teams to ensure appropriate methodology and testing tools are used for testing processes.
  • Review complex test cases from team members to ensure quality.
  • Contribute to the approach for scripting, test data requirements gathering, and test data gathering.
  • Define and document requirements for test environments.
  • Develop and manage team improvement initiatives and projects, including team tools and process changes.
  • Identify, analyse, manage and report on trends of defects, programming errors and inconsistent operational characteristics.
  • Conduct complex testing to ensure the ICT service functions as per requirements.
  • Undertake test effort estimation and manage resources to ensure project deliverables are met.
  • Lead and support operations of the team, including monitoring business performance, setting priorities, and managing resources and workflow.
  • Lead and manage staff, including overseeing the management of performance, attendance, health and wellbeing.
  • Develop staff capability through coaching, mentoring and succession planning to increase performance, engagement and retention.
  • Monitor and manage work output and quality, against established performance standards through interpretation of quality analysis and reporting.
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • A minimum of five years test analyst experience on large scale enterprise wide application development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with Test Management Tools, SOAPUI, SQL & XML
  • Demonstrated understanding/experience working in test automation
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment whilst maintaining focus and achieving outcomes and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis of requirements and writing of test cases
  • Demonstrated experience in working in a test environment, following test processes

Canberra (preferred location), however Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne will be considered

Contract Term: Until December 2022 with 1 x 12 month extension option

Security Requirements: To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen.


How to Apply:

Applications close Tuesday, 07 December 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.