Senior/Lead Test Engineer - 12 Months Fixed-term, Wellington
Accident Compensation Corporation
Wellington - Wellington
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Job Description

  • Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
  • Test strategies, test plans, schedules, resource plans, test approach and presentations
  • Test automation using Selenium (Selenium Java)
  • 12 months fixed-term Lead Test Engineer role based in Wellington
  • This is a fast paced and exciting Lead Test Engineer position where you will be involved in all aspects of testing from contributing to test policies, assisting with the creation of test automation strategies and plans to designing automated test scenario's.

    You'll be an important part of a team of test professionals who have a sound understanding of software development.

    The Lead Test Engineer role is the ideal opportunity for a forward thinking, ambitious and experienced professional to join ACC at a time of transformational change.

    As the Lead Test Engineer your will be responsible for managing small streams of automation work to ACC's required quality standards.

    This will include at times being required to manage the overall automated test activities and the workload of other test engineers where required to deliver business value to testing while also being responsible for producing automated test artefacts and hands on execution of some test activities.

    Key responsibilities of the role and what you need to be successful :

  • Developing and implementing automated test cases
  • Creating test cases, develop and maintain test specifications, test scripts, and test data
  • Troubleshoot test issues, recording test results, and defect tracking
  • Implementing the current automation framework
  • Assisting in the ongoing development of the automated framework at ACC
  • Develop test result metrics and reporting as required
  • Involvement at all stages of the SDLC from requirements and engineering through to deployment and support
  • An ISTQB Foundation Qualification
  • Ideally six plus years' experience in software testing and four years of this in a Senior Test Analyst role or preferably two years in a test lead role
  • Ideally six plus years' experience in automation utilising Selenium (Selenium Java would be advantageous)
  • Ideally three plus years' experience in an agile environment (would be advantageous)
  • Good understanding of and practical experience in testing techniques
  • Understanding of the full test life cycle, particularly as it fits with the overall solution development life cycle methods, tools, controls and techniques (e.
  • g. agile, waterfall, Prince2, SDLC, etc.)

  • Very strong customer focus and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to produce well-structured and easily understood documentation and make persuasive presentations that can be understood by stakeholders, this includes but not limited to Traceability Matrix, Test Cases, and Execution Report etc
  • Why work for ACC?

    At ACC, we recognise that diversity, inclusion and accessibility is important to our business. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our current and future employees, which will help us continue to drive innovation and achieve our business goals.

    Our culture enables us to create an environment of involvement, respect and connection with the communities where we work - benefiting individual employees and all our clients across New Zealand.

    Major programme of work where you can make a real difference

    Applications will run until Friday, 10 July 2020.

    Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our ACC career website.

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