Test Lead (Automation)
Wellington, New Zealand
4d ago

The Role

Theta is a successful, New Zealand owned, IT Consulting company with offices in Auckland, Wellington, Tauranga and Christchurch.

We have a large and varied client base that recognises our ability to deliver high quality professional services.

We are looking for a Test Lead with experience in automation testing to join our team in Wellington. You will work closely with customers to understand and clarify business and testing requirements.

You will use your automation expertise to design, implement and maintain testing solutions. You will be managing a team of 4 testers and will mentor and share your knowledge with the team.

You will be a team-player, working collaboratively with other consultants.

Key technical skills :

  • Proven experience in test automation functional, integration, performance, and load testing are essential
  • Comprehensive understanding of application architecture (Standalone and Multitier)
  • Experience with different UI automation tools (Selenium, Coded UI, QTP or other)
  • Proven experience in functional testing, test case design, test management, execution tracking, defect tracking and maintaining traceability
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment pipelines (preferably Azure DevOps)
  • Use of test management tools (JIRA, X-Ray, Azure DevOps or other)
  • Previous experience in software development is an advantage
  • Relevant certifications / qualifications
  • You will also have excellent communication skills (verbal & written) and be comfortable working in a customer facing / consulting role.

    Excellent customer service skills, strong attention to detail and decision-making skills, as well as ability to communicate clearly and professionally are a must.

    You will have managed testers previously and should enjoy coaching and mentoring others.

    About Theta

    We thrive on delivering excellence within a collaborative environment, where working hard and playing hard go hand-in-hand.

    Our exceptional people use cutting edge technology and innovation to achieve smarter solutions, together. With offices in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch, we're making our mark across the length and breadth of New Zealand where the opportunities within Theta are endless!

    Culture and Benefits

    Theta offers a family friendly work environment with flexible work hours where practical; especially relevant for caregivers.

    We embrace gender equality and are committed to providing a supportive, diverse and inclusive work environment throughout our workplace.

    Theta is committed to giving back to the community and are avid supporters of Cure Kids. We compete in various adventure races and do many other things to raise money for Cure Kids.

    And we make time for the fun things in life!

    We currently provide the following benefits to ensure your professional development and personal wellbeing :

  • Professional growth and learning opportunities
  • A competitive salary (commensurate with experience) plus KiwiSaver
  • Fully subsidised medical insurance for employees
  • Heavily discounted medical insurance for immediate family of employees
  • Internal Referral Incentive
  • Staff Assistance Programme
  • Annual Flu injections
  • Sick leave from your first day on board
  • Remote working options where practical and mutually agreed
  • Daily fresh fruit basket, coffee machine, wide selection of teas and biscuits in all of our offices.
  • Please note : Whilst we usually welcome overseas applicants, candidates must be eligible to obtain and maintain a government security clearance and therefore must have resided 5 years in NZ or from one of the 5 eyes countries.

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