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Automation Tester

Job Title: Automation Tester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $120,000 - $130,000
Reference: 2845268
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Job Published: November 09, 2018 15:15

Job Description

As the Senior Automation Tester, you will be responsible for ensuring quality is embedded into the Information Management (IM) platform – throughout the IM stack from ingestion from source systems, through the lake, data warehouse and surfaced in dashboards and APIs.

As such, you will be responsible for:
  • Functional testing
  • Backend testing
  • Automated testing
What we are be looking for you to have done;
  • You will have tested the dashboards meet the requirements as set out in JIRA.
  • You will have been responsible for ensuring the user stories are written in a way that fosters Test Driven Development.
  • You will have tested data quality and data lineage from source system through the IM stack the to dashboard.
  • You will have an interest in driving test automation to accelerate the team’s maturity and journey in regards to Continuous Integration.
  • However, this is more than a pure testing role – you’re the champion for Quality Assurance, responsible for getting people excited about and actively contributing to quality.  As such there’s a key element of change management in this role.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Creating an end-to-end test plan;
  • executing the plan and managing all activities in the plan to ensure that all the objectives are met and that the solution works as expected (functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other legacy systems.)
  • Participate in the articulation of user stories to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artefacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
  • Maintaining the test environments and test data sets
  • Ensure that validated deliverable meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Automated test scripts are maintained and added to
This position would suit someone with the following skills & experience:
  • Testing frameworks and methodologies
  • Robotic systems (e.g. screen recording, gherkin, Jbehave)
  • Full stack automation
  • Microsoft Azure Business Intelligence stack
  • Data Quality assessment
  • SQL skills
  • Continuous Integration testing
  • API testing (e.g. postman) stub out APIs and see if they’re working
  • Applications testing
  • Agile (Scrum / Kanban)

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