Experienced Test Engineer
Wellington, New Zealand
13d ago


This role is to apply and contribute to the development of Quality Assurance processes for Springload. This will include assessing and identifying risks from project requirements, create project test plan, prioritising risks and establishing testing regimes accordingly.

You are a pragmatic tester and are able to operate independently and make the most of the resources and time available to you.

It is expected that your work will be in line with the Springload Q&A guidelines and that you will follow Springload patterns that have been established.


  • Responsible for testing software for the purpose of locating and eliminating bugs
  • Be involved in the planning and creation of successful testing outcomes
  • Working with the team to develop workable solutions that best fit the business needs or alternatives that do not necessarily require system functional changes
  • Assessing and identifying risks from a project requirement and prioritizing these as necessary
  • Proactively identifying areas of improvement and engaging the relevant areas and teams for discussion and potential inclusion in any future developments
  • Communicate the results of test runs and any issues arising to the project delivery team in a timely manner.
  • Relevant Skills & Experience

  • High level analytical and problem solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to investigate complex issues and make informed decisions about them when written guidelines are not necessarily available
  • Hands on testing experience within a whole range of functional testing including UAT, acceptance and system testing, both manual and automated testing
  • Experience in testing web applications / platforms
  • Enthusiasm, positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Technical Skills

  • Proficiency with at least one programming language (e.g. Python and Javascript)
  • Experience with web accessibility and browser compatibility testing
  • Experience with REST / JSON, SOA and SOAP
  • Experience Chrome web developer console and Postman
  • Nice to have

  • Experience with test automation tools (e.g. Selenium / Webdriver, Cucumber, Concordion etc.)
  • Experience with performance testing tools (Jmeter with TCP sampler and HTTP sampler)
  • Experience in testing CMS (Django / Wagtail or Silverstripe)
  • Experience in Linux console
  • About us

    Springload’s culture is like no other in Wellington. We work hard but the atmosphere in the office is collaborative and friendly.

    There’s always plenty of Flight Coffee brewing, and craft beer and healthy snacks in the fridge. We’re no sweatshop we like Springloaders to enjoy their work but go home on time.

    Springload promotes a workplace that celebrates diversity, creativity, and talent. We’ve made a formal commitment to ensuring fairness in our workplace when we joined the Diversity Works (Previously the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust).

  • A competitive salary
  • Learning & growth if you want to grow, we’ll give you the opportunities you’re looking for
  • A beautiful workplace with lots of break-out areas to fuel your soul
  • A team of highly talented teammates who strive to create world class experiences that make people's lives better
  • The best city in New Zealand (and some say, the world). Springload is based in Wellington, New Zealand.
  • If you don't have residency we can help you with your work visa as we’re an Accredited Employer with New Zealand Immigration
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