Manual Test Lead

Location Canberra
Discipline Software Development, Testing & QA
Job reference 173837
Salary Negotiable
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Manual Test Lead

Contract duration: 12 months

Extension Term: 12 months

Number of Extensions: 2

Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain Baseline

Location of work: ACT

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Utilising expert level knowledge of best testing practices to uplift capability maturity.
  • Developing manual test templates and artefacts for use in project documentation and reporting.
  • Ensuring adequate test coverage including manual exploratory testing.
  • Conducting defect management, including defect tracking, issue resolution, and signoffs.
  • Creating and presenting test reports to stakeholders.
  • Be responsive, flexible, and work collaboratively as part of an agile team.
  • Training and mentoring junior testers through regular quality reviews and constructive feedback on industry best practices.
  • Create and maintain test frameworks and strategies.
  • Sharing outcomes, knowledge and experience with other test analysts in the section.
  • Act as technical escalation point.
  • Provide technical support in the development of test deliverables.
  • Assisting project teams towards achieving testing objectives that align with departmental, divisional, and sectional priorities, employing both agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Strong relationship building, communication and negotiation skills.

Skills and experience:

  • Manual Test Lead with minimum 5+ years' experience in a similar role.
  • Uplifting the capability of testing practices in large Department's or organisations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


  • ISTQB qualification.
  • Experience in automation and performance testing.

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Thao Dinh
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