Manual Test Analyst - RFQDM-16679


GoSourcing is seeking to hire suitable Manual Test Analyst to support a Federal Gov't Department client in Canberra ACT.

The role is responsible for providing a wide range of digital services to support the business and operating environment of the department. These roles represent an exciting opportunity for Manual Test Analyst to join one of our multidisciplinary teams.

This role is for an experienced Manual Test Analyst, with well-developed software testing skills and demonstrated experience as application/system tester.

Key responsibilities including but not limited:

  • Create and oversee test plans and strategies including test plans using Azure DevOps
  • Write, review and execute test cases on web-based applications
  • Effectively priorities testing efforts, and test case execution.
  • Work within multi-disciplinary project teams to analyze documented specifications, user stories and requirements to generate test cases and test plans
  • Raise defects / issues and log and track faults using Departmental tools including Azure DevOps.
  • Testing digital solutions for conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  • Lead and engage with Business Stakeholders throughout the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Process
  • Be a contributing member of a multidisciplinary team using agile and traditional delivery methods
  • Undertake other duties as required.

Estimated start date: 2/01/2023

Initial contract duration: further period(s) until June 2024

Location: Canberra, ACT

Security Clearance Required: Personnel must be an Australian Citizen and holds Baseline Security Clearance


Essential criteria

1.Proven self-management skills including:

  • Working as a productive member of a team using agile methods
  • Strong time management and self-organization skills and the ability to manage concurrent tasks with competing priorities and Ability to adapt to and accommodate change at both the project and solution level.

2.Demonstrated a minimum of 5 years of experience in developing test artefacts, including writing, reviewing and executing complex test plans and cases, developing test strategies, and defect management.

3.Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in:

  • Tracking and managing test plans and test case through Azure DevOps
  • Testing APIs using postman, Soap UI or similar toolset
  • Ability to read and understand swagger files (YAML) or similar
  • Aorking with SQL Databases and writing SQL queries

4.Experience in software testing (including functional and system integration testing)

5.Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to engage with non-technical stakeholders.

Desirable criteria

1.Understanding the business context of the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations environment.

2.Knowledge and experience in automated testing:

  • Scripting skills with experience in C#, .Net, and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL databases and writing complex SQL 
  • Integration of Soap UI in automation process of web services
  • Ability to read and understand swagger files (YAML) or similar

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