Test Analyst

Location Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Discipline Software Development, Testing and Engineering
Job reference 109074
Salary AU$80 - AU$90 per hour

This large government department requires a Test Analyst to join the team on a 6-Month contract with the option for 2 x 12-month extensions. As a Test Analyst, you will perform business, functional, non-funtional and regression testing using manual and automated testing solutions. You will create, review, prepare and execute testing for requirements and risk-based testing outcomes.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Accepts responsibility for creation of test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications
  • Reviews requirements and specifications and defines test conditions
  • Work with the development team to ensure that requirements and specifications are testable
  • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements
  • Designs test cases and test scripts under own direction, mapping back to pre-determined criteria, recording and reporting outcomes
  • Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services
  • Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools
  • Interprets, executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards
  • Records and analyses action and result and utilises the defect register
  • Reviews test results and modifies tests if necessary
  • Analyses and reports test activities and results
  • Identifies and reports issues and risks associated with own work
  • Provides reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project, system quality and collects metrics on test cases
  • Demonstrates flexibility to changing expectations by adapting own approach to reflect new requirements and situation
  • Provides specialist advice to support others
  • Liaise, consult and negotiate effectively with team members, project teams, stakeholders and client groups to develop and maintain effective working relationships


As the successful incumbent of the role you will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic, and results-oriented person with good interpersonal skills. You will possess the following:

Mandatory Requirement:

  • International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) or international equivalent.

Desirable Requirements:

  • 4+ years of recent functional testing experience
  • Knowledge or experience with basic SQL writing and execution skills
  • Knowledge or experience with IBM DB2, Mainframe (z/OS - z/VM), CICS (CA Gen)
  • Knowledge or experience with Mainframe batch jobs OR Control-M GUI - Java Batch
  • Knowledge or experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Middleware
  • Knowledge or experience with Web Services (XML/SOAP) and some Integration Platform API testing (MuleSoft)
  • Knowledge or experience with Oracle databases
  • Knowledge or experience with java based online services, JMeter, JIRA and Confluence
  • Current and varied experience across public and private sector is highly desirable.

This role is offering at initial 6-Month Contract with the option for 2 x 12- Month extensions and will pay up to $90 p/h. To be considered for this role 'Apply Now' with an up to date resume.

Patrick Donnelly
Associate Director
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