APS 4  - Test Specialist

Job Title: APS 4  - Test Specialist
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: ACT
Salary: $42.47 or $45.27 per hour plus 9.5% Super
Start Date: 1 October 2019
Reference: 872105
Contact Name: Michelle Stemm
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2019 16:30

Job Description

APS 4  – Test Specialist
  • Must be an Australian Citizen
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience in testing IT packages
  • Ability to obtain or hold a current NV2 clearance
Our government client is seeking an experienced Test Specialist to support, deliver and maintain a range of business critical applications. The successful candidate will possess strong IT skills and be able to deliver outcomes that achieve a high customer experience. They will have a solid understanding of application development lifecycle processing using Agile methodologies. The successful candidate will commence in October on a twelve month contract with the potential extensions up to a maximum of 36 months.
Key Responsibilities.
  • Define, document and obtain approval for Test strategy and plans, including objectives, overall phasing and testing methodology and standards
  • Ownership of manual and automated test cases
  • Define and track test metrics, including code coverage, quality and performance
  • Manage execution of testing efforts; including meeting committed delivery dates for released and soon to be released applications and components
  • Review the development process to ensure that defect tracking (identification, fixing, retesting and migration defects) is properly addressed. If not, define the defect tracking process and incorporate it into the overall development process
  • Facilitate structured walk-throughs, user acceptance testing and peer reviews
  • Coordinate and execute regression testing, test automation, performance testing, functionality and usability testing
  • Plan and execute test scripts and scenarios
  • Follow bug reporting and tracking process
  • Ability to work as a team member and contribute positively to the work of the team
Your Background
  • You must be an Australian Citizen
  • Ability to obtain or hold a current NV2 clearance
  • Minimum 3 yrs experience in testing IT packages
  • You will have experience in:
    • o coordinating and executing regression testing
    • o Test automation
    • o Performance testing
    • o Functionality and usability testing
    • o Planning and executing test scripts and scenarios
    • o Developing test plans and entry/exit criteria
  • Tertiary qualification in IT, Software Engineering or Computer Science (preferred)

Please note:
Selection Criteria responses are required for this position and are due by 15 July 2019.
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Michelle Stemm on 6198 4000 or apply online today as this unique opportunity will not going to stay on the market long.

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