Test Analysts (x3)

  • Roles located in Canberra
  • Applications close on Friday 15 January 2021
  • Commence in February (1/2/2021)
  • 12 month contract with 2×12 month extension options available
  • A current Baseline security clearance is required for these roles

Several (3) Manual Test Analysts are required to undertake activities across the full technical stack, ensuring systems meet the functional requirements of the users and stakeholders, meet performance thresholds and ensure sustainability into the future, complying with department and industry principles, standards and best practice.

As a test analyst you will:

  • Design, develop, and run manual scripts for testing a variety of application products including websites, web apps and services;
  • Apply Agile development principles to testing;
  • Design, implement, and execute regression and functional tests for target applications;
  • Assist in writing and executing manual test scripts;
  • Produce high quality, meaningful reports and recommendations from testing results;
  • Apply test techniques and processes for the planning, design, preparation and execution of tests;
  • Utilise Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to track and manage activities;
  • Improve regression testing capacity through assisting with the creation of automated tests;
  • Derive maximum operational efficiency and effectiveness through innovative testing practices such as automating the regression and contributing to test process improvement;
  • Work closely with the project teams to ensure that requirements are well understood and that the solutions delivered meet business objectives;
  • Collaborate with the cross-functional team working with an agile structure – including a product owner, scrum master, business analysts, UI developers, architect & testers to produce a solution in accordance with user and stakeholder requirements and broader DSO objectives; and
  • Effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholder (internal and external to the department);

The following range of technical skills would be well regarded:

  • Dynamic 365 CRM testing;
  • Experience with DevOps/TFS for test planning and defect management;
  • Hands on experience with functional testing, Integration testing and regression testing;
  • Solid understanding of testing principles and techniques;
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills interfacing with key project stakeholders;
  • Experience in using recent versions of Visual Studio, and utilising modern code analysis tools;
  • Understanding and experience working with cloud-based systems such as Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Azure DevOps, including TFVC and Git repositories;
  • Good knowledge best practices when testing ICT solutions; and
  • The ability to perform, collaborate and deliver ICT solutions within an agile team.

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated testing experience with the following:
    • Dynamic 365 CRM testing,
    • experience with DevOps/TFS for test planning and defect management,
    • hands on experience with functional testing, Integration testing and regression testing, and
    • a solid understanding of testing principles and techniques.
  • Demonstrated team skills and experience:
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills interfacing with key project stakeholders, and
    • the ability to perform, collaborate and deliver ICT solutions within an agile team.

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