Test Analyst

Location Sydney
Discipline Information Technology
Job reference 159712
Salary Negotiable

Job/Project Description -
The services will include and not be limited to:

  • Execute test cases as required within the test suites and record the results of test execution;
  • Adhere to Defect Management strategy to manage defects;
  • Document test plans in line with the department Test Strategy;
  • Assist the Enterprise Testing and Quality Assurance section and other teams with testing activities as required this may include peer reviews, walk throughs;
  • Provide feedback/reports on estimates of testing effort and progress for project management and planning activities;
  • Liaise with Business Analysts, System Analysts, Architects and Business Subject Matter Experts to clarify intended system behaviour and supporting business processes;
  • Collaborate with many stakeholders and subject matter experts including the co-ordination of UAT with multiple business teams;
  • Ability to work within team and/or autonomously if required;
  • Work with various testing methodologies including Waterfall and Agile; and

Specified Personnel will be expected to transfer skills and knowledge to departmental staff and ensure appropriate documentation is stored in accordance with the Department's recordkeeping policy and practices.


  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate or equivalent certificate, or relevant practical experience.
  • ISTQB Foundation Agile Extension Certificate or equivalent.

Preferred skills
Demonstrated experience (3+years) in manual testing, including:

  • Experience in application (including D365), Datawarehouse (with strong SQL skills and ETL knowledge) system integration and mobile device testing.
  • Experience using various test tools (i.e. Azure DevOps, MicroFocus ALM and ALM Octane)
  • Thorough understanding of testing practices and processes in agile and waterfall project environment.
  • Working independently, at the direction of the Test Manager, following testing processes.
  • Provide test estimations and work to these timeframes for upcoming work.
  • Strong experience in the preparation and maintenance of test plans, test cases, test results and defect reporting
  • Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Datawarehouse testing experience for Datawarehouse test role.
  • Interagency testing experience for Interagency test role.

Desktop testing experience for Desktop test role.