Graduate QA Automation Engineer
Auckland, New Zealand
4d ago

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

About the Role

For those looking to kickstart their career as a developer or automation engineer, this is an amazing opportunity to be part of the Smartly product development team here at Datacom.

We’re committed to delivering top quality, world-class solutions for NZ small businesses, are looking for smart, forward-thinking individuals to join our growing team!

As a Graduate QA Automation Engineer, you will be a working in a collaborative scrum environment with a diverse, friendly team.

We work in a hybrid environment but mostly from home, coming into the office for key ceremonies and meetings every Wednesday or when required.

You’ll be responsible for upholding the quality of the product and its automated solutions, building on our industry-leading frameworks in the API, UI and mobile space.

You will bring your fresh thinking and talent to continuously improve and enhance test coverage and efficiency, and ultimately contribute to building and delivering great software.

What you'll bring

  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A desire to learn, grow, and adapt.
  • An agile mindset, open to new ideas and challenges.
  • A customer-focused attitude and a positive, team-player spirit.
  • Knowledge of good software development practices and current methodologies and tools such as BDD with Gherkin
  • An understanding of how automation fits into the wider QA strategy.
  • Ability to build and maintain test automation solutions and frameworks using C#, Java or Selenium.
  • Responsibilities

  • Create detailed and accurate test plans and BDD scenarios based on requirements and acceptance criteria.
  • Build upon an existing framework to develop & execute automated test plans against developed features. Identify and report defects, work with team to resolve.
  • Perform testing across a range of areas - Front end / UI, database, API, regression & smoke testing
  • Configure, use, and manage test data and environments in strict accordance with all internal and customer security standards.
  • Be part of the solution actively contribute to team discussions, raise ambiguities, provide ideas and expertise.
  • Take responsibility for estimating, planning, and progress reporting on your tasks and ensure they are done quickly and accurately.
  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation where necessary
  • Why Datacom?

    We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies.

    We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations.

    With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds.

    We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.


    To be eligible for our graduate roles, you must :

  • Have completed your bachelor’s, Diploma or Certification in an Australian or New Zealand institution
  • Have recently completed or due to graduate mid-2022
  • Have Australian or New Zealand Citizenship or NZ Permanent Residency.
  • Less then 1 years relevant professional experience.
  • Benefits

  • Employee's at Datacom have access to a range of benefits including;
  • Datacare : Our Employee Assistance Program Program enables our people and their immediate family to access confidential coaching and support services with qualified professionals.
  • Health & Lifestyle : Everything from discounted gym memberships to flu shots, health assessments and discounted insurances.
  • Finance & Super : These benefits include banking offers, superannuation packages, and financial support schemes.
  • Discounts galore : Employees have access to a range from special offers and discounts from Car purchasing and travel to Tech equipment.
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