Senior Test Analyst
Ministry of Social Development
Wellington, NZ
5d ago

Senior Test Analyst

  • $76,963 - $115,444
  • Wellington
  • The Ministry of Social Development has one of the largest Information Technology Groups in the country. The IT Testing Services Team works in coordination with other IT departments and is primarily responsible for providing independent application and product testing.

    About the role :

    We are seeking an energetic highly motivated experienced Senior Test Analyst who is keen to grow your test career and skillset to join our team.

    This is your chance to utilise your well demonstrated testing skills in a large and complex environment.

    An overview of your responsibilities :

  • Coordinate and manage planning of the system and / or acceptance tests, including software security testing
  • Provide high quality, expert advice on any aspect of test planning and execution
  • Define test strategy across projects
  • Manage all test processes, including; test plans, resources, costs, timescales and deliverables
  • Build strong trusting relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure a high standard of testing is performed
  • What you will bring to the role :

  • Have proven testing experience in critical payment system and client management systems is required.
  • Comfortable with Technical Testing - you will be expected to use SQL, SoapUI and XML when needed.
  • Experienced in Test Data Creation.
  • Experience in using CONFLUENCE, JIRA and SBE (Specifications by Example) techniques
  • Be able to coach and mentor other team members
  • Understanding of Tosca is an advantage.
  • Experience in SWIFTT and CMS would be an advantage.
  • Practical knowledge in Agile projects and in DevOps delivery. Exposure to the Scaled Agile framework (SAFe would be a definite advantage).
  • What’s in it for you?

  • We support your career development and ensure we work with you to meet your goals
  • We are committed to work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements!
  • Develop skills alongside multiple skilled DevOps teams using cutting edge I.T. systems and automation.
  • Work within one of the sector’s largest technology groups in NZ.
  • Work for an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of New Zealanders
  • Promote continuous learning & improvement from basic skills to industry-specific content available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the "apply" button. A position description is available below.

    Applications close : 4th November 2020.

    Position Description

    http : / / www.msd.govt.nz / hr / documents / position-descriptions / organisational-solutions / it / infrastructure-and-services / it-testing-services / pd-test-analyst-and-sr.

  • test-analyst-updated-2018.doc
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