Testing Lead

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 26 days ago
Contact: Josie Bandiola
Reference: 213242_1621322426

Role Description:

Our client is seeking an energised and enthusiastic Testing Lead to join their Cloud Strategy and COVID-19 Digital Response team. As an experienced Test Lead, you will work in a multi-disciplinary team to ensure their digital products work effectively when released.

The Test Lead is responsible for the integrity, completeness and quality of testing activities and deliverables as part of the integrated end-to-end testing approach and process operated by our client with other digital service providers.

The Test Lead will implement and facilitate testing against a test plan in a rapidly changing environment. They will be entrusted to create new in-house test capability and processes to dove-tail with existing test capability and services.

The Test Lead will oversee the development of test approaches for the Cloud Strategy and COVID-19 Digital Responses and work with our client's team and other service providers to ensure testing is optimised and executed to a high level of quality. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and highly-skilled test lead who is up for the challenge of creating and driving effective testing for these digital products.

Key Duties & accountabilities:

  1. Develop and deliver in-house testing capabilities (inclusive of UAT, quality assurance, system integration, and Accessibility testing) to compliment and integrate existing UAT testing services
  2. Manage the planning and execution of testing efforts for the COVID-19 Digital Responses team to meet committed delivery dates
  3. Ensure material risks associated with the agreed test approach are understood by key delivery stakeholders
  4. Ensure Test Plans proposed and executed by the team align with the relevant acceptance criteria
  5. Provide regular updates on work status, risks and issues in consultation with the team
  6. Provide coaching and mentoring to the team to promote their professional development and facilitate the achievement of quality test outcomes
  7. Implement testing best practises and standards, including tooling, documentation, metrics, reporting, and automation
  8. Provide advice and guidance to colleagues on any aspect of testing, including training for testers and other staff where appropriate.

To be successful in the role, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience leading focused testing activities, including test automation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of agile delivery methodologies and the respective testing implications and best practice.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading testing processes in a highly-pressured and dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to, and experience in, delivery of quality outcomes and continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of the methodology used in Government including the Digital Service Standard and the Service Design and Delivery Process.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a range of technologies used to build and operate digital services. Experience working with technical roles or as a technical specialist as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Josie Bandiola 02 9054 8710 quoting Job Reference: 213242