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Test Automation Engineer

Whizdom Recruitment

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Full job description

Our client is seeking a Test Automation Engineer with 3 years + experience to work as part of a project team to apply, design and develop automated testing strategies to enhance test execution and build automated testing frameworks to ensure identification of bugs and software quality issues, reduce the need for manual testing and improve test consistency.

The ideal candidate will be mission focused and have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team working closely with the Test Manager and client on a rewarding development project.


  • Designing and developing test automation scripts
  • Review functional and technical requirements, perform research and analysis of test data as required for test examination to ensure products are fully usable and acceptable for release
  • Using test automation guidelines
  • Researching issues in software through testing
  • Collaborating with Developers to develop solutions
  • Supporting and guiding developers as part of Test-Driven Development approach
  • Function as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Automation Testing matters
  • Participates in the E2E design, development, integration and testing of platforms and services
  • Conduct backlog refinement and task estimation

Essential Experience

  • Demonstrated experience developing and executing test automation scripts
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems
  • NV1 with the ability to pass additional security assessments
  • Automation using Python and Bash

Desirable Experience

  • Experience delivering testing as part of a CI/CD pipeline following a DevSecOps approach
  • Experience with GIT or equivalent code management tools
  • Working in Agile teams
  • Experience in Government Secure Environments
  • Working with network monitoring and security monitoring platforms
  • Experience testing infrastructure as code
  • Working in a project environment – below the line

Desirable Qualities

  • Able to build strong rapport with team members and genuinely care about their success
  • Proven ability to work to a project schedule and achieve successful client-focused outcomes
  • Strong communication abilities and able to communicate with clients autonomously
  • Security-first mindset
  • Positive attitude towards change, continuous improvement and incrementally helping others.
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Desire to continue their own learning journey

Contract Terms and Location

  • This 12-month contract opportunity is Canberra based

Security Clearance

  • All candidates will need to be an Australian Citizen and hold an NV1 Security Clearance

How to apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. There are no selection criteria for this role. Please ensure your resume reflects the experience outlined. A short cover letter is welcomed with your application.

Call Vicky 1300 944 936 / 0480 002 459 or email vickyl@whizdom.com.au for further information.

Applications close: Thursday 2 June 2022.

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Job details
Date posted
20 May 2022
Information Technology
Testing & Quality Assurance
$100k ~ $101k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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