Application Tester

Job Title: Application Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 244621
Contact Name: Carissa Burgos
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 12, 2022 18:17

Job Description

Our Federal Government Client is seeking an Application Tester.

This is a long-term contract up to December 2022 with extension option, located at our Client's Canberra location.

As the selected candidate, your deliverables are as follows:

  • Experience in application, system integration and mobile device testing.
  • Execute test cases as required within the test suites, and record the results of test execution.
  • Adhere to Defect Mangement strategy to manage defects.
  • Provide feedback/reports on estimates of testing effort and progress suitable for project management and planning activities.
  • Liaise with Business Analysts, System Analysts, Architects and Business Subject Matter Experts to clarify intended system behaviour and supporting business processes.
  • Ability to work within team and/or autonomously if required.
  • Possess strong analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Work with various testing methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.
  • Specified Personnel will be expected to transfer skills and knowledge to departmental staff and ensure appropriate documentation is stored in accordance with the Department's recordkeeping policy and practices.
  • Test scripts and defect register
  • Test progress reports
  • Test summary plans
  • Detailed test plans
  • Other documentation as requested.

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • Demonstrated experience (5+years) in manual testing, including:
  • Experience in application, system integration and mobile device testing.
  • Experience using Azure DevOps or MicroFocus ALM and ALM Octane.
  • Thorough understanding of testing practices and processes in agile and waterfall project environment.
  • Working independently, at the direction of the Test Manager, following testing processes.
  • Provide test estimations and work to these timeframes for upcoming work.
  • Strong experience in the preparation and maintenance of test plans, test cases, test results and defect reporting.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving and time management skills.
  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate, ISTQB Agile Certification

It is desirable if you have:

  • Automation testing experience using Selenium (desirable)
  • Azure DevOps, Java, Selenium, GIT, Cucumber-JVM for BDD, SOAP UI, Rest Assured, Junit and Maven

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian who have existing Federal Government Security Clearances.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Carissa Burgos on 02 8880 7642 quoting Job Reference: #244621

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.