Automation Test Engineer

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contact: Carissa Burgos
Reference: 260169

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a Senior Automation Test Engineer!

This is a long-term contract role (initial contract until 30 June 2024, with extension options), located in Phillip, Canberra.

As the selected Senior Automation Test Engineer, you will:

  • Take ownership of identifying automation scope for functional, regression, and performance testing, building test frameworks and suites.
  • Assist with functional and performance automation estimation, structure, and execution under the direction of the Automation and Performance Test Lead.
  • Report automation results with details and identified defects.
  • Support the Automation team to deliver automation scripts on time for releases, based on defined scope, and report status updates to the Test Manager.
  • Support the testing team with hands-on test execution using tools like SOAPUI, ReadyAPI, and Selenium.
  • Enhance and improve the current automated framework.
  • Contribute to training other testers and relevant staff.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Essential:
    • Demonstrated high-level experience in automation testing activities within complex IT environments.
    • Strong hands-on experience with automation frameworks for both functional and performance testing.
    • Ability to provide guidance to other testers on the implementation and process of automated testing frameworks.
    • Current experience in Selenium, Jenkins, Subversion, and Java development.
    • Experience automating API tests using SOAP UI/ReadyAPI.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong liaison abilities and the ability to contribute to training others.
  • Desirable:
    • 6+ years of experience in automated testing.
    • 3+ years of experience with performance testing.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens with a Baseline security clearance.

Apply now for immediate consideration - email Carissa on quoting Job Reference: # 260169.

Expression of Interest for other Senior Automation Test Engineer roles will remain open until 15 February 2024.

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

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.