Test Engineers - 4388


Surry Hills NSW based Federal Gov't Agency is seeking 2 experienced Test Engineers to join their Data Services Team, who have been working hard for the last 12 months to deliver both a state of the art Analytics Platform and Enterprise Data Warehouse. Successful candidates will assist in the delivery of the agency's strategy and for the next 12 months, the team will:

  • Design an implementing a number of automated regression suits across our Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and Analytics Platform.
  • Implement a test planning and execution framework using XRAY.
  • Automate the validation of our EDW against our CRM platform using technologies like Selenium.
  • Leverage the testing assets that we have delivered so we can utilize the value of these to our organization.
  • Enable a fail fast methodology across our Branch to shorten the feedback loop and increase the delivery cadance.
  • Build a Quality Assurance capability across the agency and branch.

For you to qualify

  • Australian citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Amenable to work full time and on site in Surry Hills NSW.
  • Estimate start of employment is 4 Nov 2019.
  • Contract engagement for the next 12 months.

Your main skills & experience

  • Understand the importance of automation in various phases of the SDLC lifecycle: planning, designing, development, testing, deployment, release.
  • Leverage relationships with stakeholders to delivery business value and high quality products.
  • In testing and proficiency with a QA methodology (ISTQB preferred).
  • Passionate about implementing test automation solutions (Selenium, Cucumber, Postman).
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills by the ability to assimilate new information, understand complex topics and arrive at sound analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable writing advanced SQL queries.
  • Has a positive contemporary attitude to people with disability.
  • Like working in a team and are able to adapt quickly in a changing environment.
  • Embrace automation and deliver innovative solutions.
  • In leading and developing team members to deliver high quality products and services.
  • Passionate for technology, is keen to work in a state-of-the-art data platform that has the potential to impact lives of many Australians.
  • Have worked or are excited to be part of a data-driven organisation.
  • Agile way of working, and flexible to work in a number of roles.

Desirable skills & experience

  • Business Analysis – to gather and document requirements and designs.
  • Working knowledge with any of the following technologies:
    • ETL/Data warehousing
    • in other forms of development or full stack
    • SAS, Teradata, Python, RStudio – VMWare, Linux and Windows
    • Webservers: NGINX
    • Atlassian suite (on-prem): JIRA, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Confluence, Crucible, Fisheye
    • Frameworks: Django, React, Selenium, NodeJS – Configuration Management: Ansible
    • Testing Tools: XRAY, Fitiness, DBFIT, jUnit, ngUnit, Selenium

Surry Hills, NSW

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