Test and Automation Engineer Enterprise Applications
New Zealand Army
Wellington, Petone
1d ago

The team

The Enterprise Applications Team monitors, manages and continually improves core enterprise applications, including productivity and application virtualisation, while working closely with other product teams, NZDF customers and business owners to deliver effect to the NZDF.

The role

As a Test and Automation Engineer, you will ensure that testing is included in product and solution design upfront, with a mind to maximise automation.

You will be responsible for informing development teams of any issues encountered during testing, highlight areas for refinement and provide recommendations based on whether a solution satisfies functional requirements and acceptance and release criteria.

You will be responsible for the test strategies, plans and specifications in use across the product family as well as contributing to similar work in other domains and acceptance testing enabling other NZDF stakeholders to gain assurance on the quality of features and products.

Technical skills

Knowledge of or exposure to a combination of the following :

  • Test automation tool experience (essential);
  • The ability to understand the user acceptance criteria, and the ability to test against that (essential);
  • Effective communication skills (essential);
  • Being able to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders;
  • Testing of M365 (advantageous);
  • Familiarity with industry testing tools;
  • Conducting testing in coordination with international partners;
  • Defect detection and resolution management;
  • Development and execution of user acceptance criteria (essential).
  • Additional skills

    Experience in, or knowledge of :

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Having difficult conversations and present the facts.
  • Who we are

    CIS Branch provides the core information and communication services that underpin New Zealand Defence operations. We are entrusted to deliver and support the Defence technology that helps keep New Zealanders safe.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.
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