Automation Test Analyst

  • Role located in Canberra
  • 6 month contract with extension options available up to 12 months
  • Applications close on Monday 7/6/2021
  • Immediate start
  • A BASELINE security clearance is required for this role

An Automated Tester to assist with quality assurance testing of our applications and identifying opportunities arising from the test results in a Microsoft centric environment. The role will be responsible for creation, maintenance and/or enhancement of automated framework(s) with key skills and/or attributes we seek are:

    • Work collaboratively to document testable business features;
    • Understand waterfall, hybrid and agile methodologies;
    • Develop GUI / functional automation tests using Visual Studio, Selenium, JavaScript, C# and tools such as Restful and AxeCore (or other automated accessibility tools);
    • BDD domain-specific language (Gherkin);
    • Familiarity with Dynamics 365, SharePoint, Drupal, Azure PaaS and various .NET variants (ASP.NET, .NET5 .NET Framework4 and .NET Core) would be a plus;
    • Automate UI functional and regression testing scenarios across all test levels (system, integration and regression);
    • Demonstrated skills in creating parallel cross-browser automated tests;
    • Must have practical working knowledge of creating CI/CD pipeline for automation tests in Azure DevOps;
    • Configure and schedule CI jobs and reporting of automated test runs;
    • Work with the team to ensure that test environments and test data are available when required;
    • Provide quality assurance feedback, identifying automated testing coverage, gaps and other potential risks;
    • Ensure automation testing standards are met across the Technology Branch and provide input on best practice;
    • Practical working knowledge of:
      • performance testing and security testing, and
      • DevSecOps practices.
    • Conduct manual testing as required.

Selection Criteria

    • At least 3-5 years experience in automated testing of web, data applications, APIs & Mobile testing.
    • Practical working experience in the design and delivery of automated test suites (new and existing applications) including experience with using technology such as Selenium, JavaScript, C#, BDD / Cucumber and other automated tools such as Selenium, Serenity / SpecFlow, Restful and/or AxeCore (or other automated accessibility tools).
    • Demonstrated diagnostic, troubleshooting and problem solving ability (with specific attention to quality and detail).
    • Experience using Azure DevOps (for Pipeline Builds, Releases and Test Plans).
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts/information to a broad range of stakeholders.
    • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple, diverse projects / workloads or priorities simultaneously.



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