Test Lead (3-year fixed term)
North Shore City, NZ
4d ago
source : Jobnos

North Shore City, Auckland


Mitre 10 has been a trusted brand since 1974 and today are the country’s biggest home improvement and gardening retailer as well as a partner of choice for trade professionals.

Continued growth has seen the need to review the way we have delivered IT systems and the need do things differently.

We have reached a stage where we need to completely re-engineer our IT core systems and with that have an exciting new opportunity available at our Albany based Support Centre for a Test Lead to join us on a 3-year fixed term basis.

The purpose of this role is to support the business-related test activity, in terms of communications to and from the business test representatives and ensuring through the Test Leader that key test issues are managed or escalated as necessary.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to :

  • Define, document, and lead project test processes
  • Test design and execution when required
  • Identify and manage testing risks
  • Perform testing of functional requirements
  • Trace requirements to test cases to verify 100% test case / script coverage to requirements / functional specs
  • Report on test execution progress and defect status
  • Facilitate and participate in defect management / triage meetings
  • Provide input to standard test metrics and reporting
  • Work within the delivery teams to address issues and report status
  • Attend and contribute to team stand-ups, retrospectives and planning sessions
  • Plan and assist with User Acceptance Testing when required
  • Team management providing coaching and guidance to junior team members.
  • To be successful you’ll have a minimum of 5 years related experience within a medium to large company (retail experience beneficial).

    You must have the ability to complete thorough research, exercise good judgement and work independently. Additionally this role requires someone with proven test management / lead experience within an Agile environment.

    Sound knowledge of supporting the following required :

  • Experience using test management and tracking tools a familiarity with various test level techniques and / or applications (i.e. UAT)
  • Proven experience across the project life-cycle and the solution development life-cycle
  • Experience with Test Automation and tools.
  • This role provides the opportunity to work on a variety of projects within Mitre 10, an industry leading $1 billion-dollar company.

    We offer a challenging and stimulating work environment with additional benefits including flexible working hours, life & trauma insurance, massive staff discount, access to discounted medical insurance and other sundry discounts.

    If this sounds like the perfect role, please provide a CV, cover letter and indication of your salary expectation via our careers page.

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