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Test Lead

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: Contract

I'm currently looking for an experienced Test Lead for an initial 6 months contract based in the heart of Sydney CBD!

This company is a start up with huge plans and growth expected over the next 6 - 12 months. Boasting a fantastic team culture and buy in this is a fantastic Opportunity to be part of something big!

This organisation is looking for a positive enthusiastic individual who can hit the ground running and is keen to get stuck in starting on a 6 months contract with a view to go permanent if both parties are happy.

This role will include:

-Review and implement the test strategy for the business platforms

-Coordinate manual and automation tests and testers in person and interstate

-Actively contribute to workshops and similar forums where requirements and tool implementation are discussed

-Planning and development of quality test design and test cases that meet test objectives.

-Hands-on test planning and execution

-Identify areas / functionality for test automation and implement those

-Work as part of an Agile project team - extensive collaboration required with BAs, other testers, and software developers

-Be the tester in a small cross functional team doing actual testing yourself

Skills and experience needed:

  • Strong Experience in Testing in Web UI and Web Services environment
  • Experience in the following: C#, .NET Core, Specflow, Rest APIs, Micro services
  • Ability to coordinate manual and automation tests and testers
  • Previous experience in reviewing, understanding and suggesting pragmatic improvements to a pre-existing test strategy
  • Ability to work in an agile environment, with requirements, build and test happening in parallel and in short iterative cycles including use of three-way / three-Amigos hand-shakes
  • Strong experience with Jira
  • Strong ability to influences other and lead from the front
  • Impeccable communication skills

Nice to have Skills:

  • Test Driven or Behaviour Driven Development experience
  • Experience in AWS (Amazon Web Services) infrastructure environment
  • Experience linking test cases to JIRA items via Zephyr

If this role sounds of interest to you please don't hesitate to apply and I will give you a call to discuss the role further.

For more information please speak to Jamie at Progressive IT.


To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit our website.

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Best Medium Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International 2018

Training & Development Initiative of the Year by Recruitment International 2018