Quality Engineer Auckland
Information on how to apply :
Applications are only being accepted from members of the ANZ Technology team at this time
You are able to apply for up to three vacancies
To be considered for this position, you will need to attach your responses to the six selection criteria. Please upload your criteria where the application asks for a resume.
Your responses to the selection criteria should outline how your experience, knowledge and capabilities address the selection criteria.
You are also able to submit a resume, however this is optional
The selection criteria is the same for each role so you can use your response to apply for up to three roles
Your application is to be submitted on Workday by COB Thursday the 4th of February
You will be sent a text questionnaire to complete after you have submitted your application. Please ensure you submit your questionnaire by 9 : 00 am on Monday the 8th of February
Interviews are scheduled to take place from Wednesday the 10th of February
If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Megan Sayers- megan.sayers equifax.com
The Role :
Employment type : Full time, Ongoing
Location : Auckland
The Quality Engineer is primarily responsible for assuring and measuring the quality of the squad’s engineering output. In order to assure high levels of quality, the QE operates across all phases of the SDLC, striving to shift defect identification and resolution as left as possible in the process.
With a penchant for automation and through the use of testing frameworks, common tools, processes and metrics, the QE will enable our teams to deliver software and services more rapidly (continuously), without sacrificing quality, customer satisfaction, or operational stability.
The QE will test both functional and non-functional aspects of the system and work closely with Software Engineers and Architects to advise on corrective action or the optimal way to achieve desired quality levels.
The QE role, along with Software Engineers and SRE, will help drive improvements to SDLC through metrics / measurements and drive improvements to tools for Change Management and CI / CD
The role will ensure that quality is part of everyone’s job
Key Accountabilities :
Develop Test Strategies and Plans in conjunction with App Engineering, Architecture and Prod Arch. This includes Data creation and management, as well as Environment stewardship and management.
Identify regression tests for future regression scenarios
Identify and assure creation of re-usable, automated tests
Influence Change Mgt, CI / CD, tools integration
Modify SDLC to assure proper adherence to Eng Handbook (including Security)
Execute all test cases, and detect defects early
Pretest and validate deployment plans with steps to be taken
Execute post-deployment verification plans and record results
Execute resilience testing plan and results
Generate code quality report
Put code through fortify scans via automation
Assure at least 80% unit test coverage
Establish common defect severity definitions across the company so that there is alignment between service tribes.
Complete Web accessibility testing with no open violations for customer facing web interfaces (WCAG)
Ensure end-customer needs and associated value chain to drive processes and practices to ensure flawless customer experience.
Complete application vulnerability and penetration testing with no active violations
Raise any issues with developers and product owners
Work with SRE to implement tests that monitor a system’s operational health.
Create test automation suite and design necessary documentation for automated processes
Shorten and amplify feedback loops to deliver products faster and with higher quality
Build, champion and embody a culture of quality-first mindset.
Participate in the local and global QE guild.
Lead by example and live by the values of Equifax
Deliver on any other responsibility given by your manager
Selection Criteria :
While the general selection criteria (the bolded headings below) for all roles as part of the Technology transformation are the same, the below bullet points are provided to give you a little more context in responding to the selection criteria.
Please ensure you provide a response to all six criteria as part of your application.
Tertiary qualified in a technical related subject area.
Relevant certification in the software testing field (ISTQB, etc
Over 5 years exposure to cloud infrastructure as code concept with expertise with cross device testing strategies and automation via devices
Experience preparing and delivering executive level presentations to businesses and technology audiences.
Experience monitoring and developing resources
Excellent coding and analytical skills
Experience in performance engineering and profiling (e.g. Java JVM, Databases) and tools such as Load Runner, JMeter
Some exposure to Application performance monitoring tools like Dynatrace and Splunk
Create good acceptance and integration test automation scripts and integrate with Continuous integration (Jenkins) and code coverage tools (Sonar, Clover) to ensure 80% or higher code coverage
Strong development skills and can code with Java and Spring
Experience working in a TDD / BDD environment and can utilize technologies such as JUnit, Rest Assured, Appium, Jbehave / Cucumber frameworks, APIs (REST / SOAP)
Understand Continuous Delivery concepts and can use tools including Jenkins / Bamboo and vulnerability tools such as Sonar, Checkmarx / Fortify, etc.
People Management / Relationship Building Skills
Living the EFX Values