Automation Tester (Java)


Melbourne C B D

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Full Time


Information & Communication Technology


$90000.00 - $110000.00 per annum

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Rade Manojlovic

An automation tester is urgently required for a permanent position to work closely with the Test Lead to execute tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conform to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations.
The successful candidate will prepare test plans and scripts and undertake test activities (functional or non-functional) in line with the testing quality frameworks to ensure the IT solution delivered is fit for purpose. Can include performance testing and automation.

  • Develops and maintains test cases and scripts that ensure comprehensive testing of the requirements utilising approved test tools
  • Testing may be required for: Production applications and infrastructure, Minor works and projects, Acceptance testing, Exploratory testing, Security, Stress and volume tests, Scheduled disaster recovery.
  • Performs all phases of testing, e.g. Functional, Integration, End-to-End, Regression, UAT, Load.
  • When operating within an Agile framework collaborates closely with Development and Business representatives, responds quickly to change and delivers quality tested software frequently.
  • Responsible for support and maintenance for the test automation Framework
  • Identifies, investigates and escalates defects, ensuring traceability back to test cases.
  • Creates relevant test data to enable testing to be performed.
  • Reviews and provides input into test documentation such as the Test Plan and Test Summary Report.
  • Captures test execution outcomes in approved test tools.
  • Works to ensure testing outcomes are achieved within defined cost, time, and quality constraints.
  • Contributes to the assessment of overall test plan success or failure, including verifying entry and exit criteria have been met.
  • Maintains awareness of current Information Security standards and ensures all activities comply with the standards.
Key skills and experience:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the IT
  • Extensive hands on experience with Automation Testing
  • Java/Selenium, API testing, SQL and Unix / Shell Scripting
  • Security Testing knowledge
  • ITIL Foundation Certification preferred.
  • Further ITIL training preferred.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Ability to present complex technical and operational information in simple, business language.
  • Pragmatic approach, understanding business objectives and value.
 For further information feel free to call Rade Manojlovic on (03) 9236 7733 for a confidential discussion.

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