Software Tester

Location Canberra
Discipline IT Executives
Job reference 160392
Salary Negotiable
Consultant email

Role: Software Tester (Automation / Manual)

Location of work: Australian Capital Territory
Length of contract: ASAP - 30 June 2022
Contract extensions: 1 x up to 12 months
Security clearance: Must be an Australian Citizen and holds an active baseline clearance


Our large Federal Government client is seeking the services of a Software Tester for a long term contract opportunity in Canberra.

The Software Tester is required to carry out functional and system testing of business applications within the Enterprise Testing Services Section, Enterprise ICT Capability Branch, and Information Services Division.

Applicant must have minimum of 5 years' experience in testing of a Federal Government environment with proven ability in current best practice techniques such as continuous integration & continuous testing/agile development.

Main duties include:

  • Conduct testing in accordance with departmental policies and procedures to ensure systems are fit-for-purpose and meet agreed business requirements
  • Undertake analysis and other ICT related tasks as required
  • Liaise with project members closely to ensure business requirements and system design issues are fully understood and reflected in the system artefacts
  • Have minimum of 5 years' experience in testing of a Federal Government environment with proven ability in current best practice techniques, such as continuous integration & continuous testing/agile development.

Selection criteria / Skills Required:

  • At least 10 years of proven testing experience working under complex, large scale programs of work.
  • Develop test scenarios, test cases using business requirements/user stories and maintain integrity/traceability between requirements and test artefacts.
  • Work in agile software development environment.
  • Good test management and communication skills.
  • Strong experience in use of test management tools such as Microsoft Devops, Quality Center, Zephyr, Jira & Confluence tools.
  • Proven experience in automating using Tosca test automation tool.
  • Proven experience in performance testing using LoadRunner tool.

Nisha Trikha
Technology & Digital
Recruitment Account Manager
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+61 0 6213 5911

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