Automation Test Analyst

Standards Australia

Be responsible for conducting testing on new system development & enhancements, ensuring the overall integrity of the system.

  • Design and manage automation test framework and architecture
  • Work with business analysts, application team members, and Quality Analysts
  • 12 month contract in Sydney's CBD
Who is Standards Australia?

We are an independent not-for-profit organisation, recognised by the Australian Government as the peak non-government Standards body.  We develop internationally aligned Australian Standards in the national interest and work closely with government, industry, consumer and stakeholder groups.

We are a team of 160+ employees based in a great Sydney CBD location close to various forms of public transport.  We have a collaborative, friendly and professional working environment where we encourage self-growth and career development.

About the Role

Sitting within the Development Team, you will conduct comprehensive testing on new system development and enhancements to ensure it meets functional requirements and maintains the quality standards set to ensure the overall integrity of the system. You will work closely with the business analysts, product owners and developers to identify testing scenarios based on potential product risk and to translate these scenarios into test scripts. 

Key responsibilities include:
  • Design and manage automation test framework and architecture, develop repeatable testing and application performance automation 
  • Work with business analysts, application team members, and Quality Analysts to integrate test scripts (sanity, system, regression, integration)
  • Agile test automation and development environment, to create and maintain the test automation framework 
  • Requirements and design review, risk based analysis, test plan creation, test data creation and management, test package creation, and creation and maintenance of process documentation
  • Review requirements, create test plans/scripts, executing both automated and manual test scripts as required and providing status reports
  • Analyse formal test results
  • Collaborate with software/systems personnel in application testing, such as system, unit, sanity, integration, regression and acceptance testing methods
  • Plan test schedules or strategies

What are we looking for?

This position requires an in-depth knowledge of testing concepts and functionality as well as a thorough understanding of automation framework design and scripts creation, with or without specific tools. Experience required:
  • Minimum 8 years of software test automation framework and test design and test development experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in defining and implementing several test automation solutions leveraging one or more of the following: Selenium, SoapUI, Postman
  • 5+ years of Object-oriented programming and strong hands-on automation/development skills in Selenium
  • Experience with working knowledge in Jenkins, Git, Jira, Python, Java, Web services, with knowledge on Behavior-driven development (BDD) and Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)
  • Knowledge of Git, for Source Control, with knowledge of Jira, Confluence and test management tools
  • Experience with automating Web Services, REST API, with or without tools (Selenium, SOAPUI etc.)
  • Prepare and review reusable functions, improve robustness, re-usability, and maintainability of test scripts
Working for Standards Australia

Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect and Excellence form the basis of all we do.  We measure our success not only on the outcomes but on the path we took to get there. We offer a flexible and positive environment where individual and team efforts are recognised and rewarded.  The company is committed to a workplace which supports equal employment opportunities.

What Now?

If you meet the above criteria, please submit your CV and a covering letter which outlines your experience and suitability to this role.  Eligible applicants must be a Permanent Resident or have legal rights to work in Australia.
Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.