Test Lead/ Test Manager - Federal Government - Geelong location

Job Title: Test Lead/ Test Manager - Federal Government - Geelong location
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 200530_1578366851
Contact Name: Lavanya Swamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2020 14:14

Job Description

  • 6 months Fixed term contract with a high chances of extension
  • Salary : $99,756 plus 15.4% super
  • Geelong Location ; Australian Citizens


Test Manager to work closely with technical and business teams. You will be responsible for successful delivery of a testing effort enabling transition of our Monthly Population Survey to new systems.

A Test Manager should be able to:

  • Coordinate testing effort across a number of testing teams through the software development and delivery life-cycle.
  • Formulate and implement software testing strategies.
  • Manage resources.
  • Prepare/review test plans.
  • Prepare/review test reports.
  • Advocate for quality and good testing practice including ensuring consistent practice across multiple testing teams.
  • Manage and resolve issues that impede testing effort.

Experience required:

  • Strong planning and management skills with the ability to work in an environment of ambiguity and constant change.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to coordinate activities and test artifacts across multiple teams.
  • Ability to quickly build and maintain strong relationships to assist in central coordination of broad test activities.
  • Ability to influence and promote the use of good testing practices
  • An understanding of test approaches for front-end (UI) and back-end systems.
  • Experience in a variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools.

All applicants must hold Australian Citizenship to be considered for this opportunity

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Lavanya Swamy on quoting reference number #200530