Senior Test Engineer

Ignite continues to proudly partner with federal government, in this instance to secure the services of senior test engineers. A high-level overview of the requirements is as follows:
  • The Senior Test Engineer ensures that ICT solutions improve quality, performance, architectural and functional requirements and are fit for business purpose
  • The Senior Test Engineer ensures that all test effort activities are effectively completed and carried out in accordance with agreed test guidelines. The Senior Test Engineer works under the limited direction of senior staff
  • They exercise both initiative and judgement in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures. Decision making is dependent on judgement, skills and knowledge
  • The Senior Test Engineer manages and organises their own work in the context of competing priorities, including contributing to business planning, changes in workplace practices and innovative improvement strategies. The Senior Test Engineer will be a part of an Agile MDT
And the tasks/duties are:
  • Create and execute complex test cases on appropriate testing platforms using own in-depth technical analysis of specifications
  • Create complex test data within external software vendor environment
  • Review test cases from team members to ensure quality
  • Develop and review test plans, test cases, task cards and supporting test data, working to the specifications provided
  • Request for Quotation – DMP Personnel
  • Apply in-depth technical analysis, practices and procedures when designing, executing and creating test cases
  • Assist with defining requirements for the test environments
  • Record and analyse test results, and report any unexpected or unsatisfactory outcomes
  • Contribute to team improvement initiatives and projects, including team tools and process changes
  • Identify, analyse, manage and document all defects, programming errors and operational characteristics that are inconsistent with stated requirements and design specifications
  • Conduct testing to ensure the ICT Service functions as per requirements
  • Create test data in vendor environment
  • Monitor and manage time and effort to ensure test cases are running to project schedule and escalate any issues.

Mandatory selection criteria for applicants:
  1. 2+ years’ experience as a Senior Test Engineer with strong familiarity and experience utilizing testing tools ie: HP ALM Quality Centre and Test Automation tools
  2. Demonstrated ability to create and execute test cases on appropriate testing platforms using own in-depth analysis of specifications.
Weighted criteria for applicants:
  1. Experience Working in an Agile Environment
  2. Ability to manage a team
  3. Ability to apply in-depth practices and procedures when analysing, designing, executing and creating test cases
  4. Detailed understanding of how to properly document test cases and create effective and focused testing plans.
There is a significant sense of meaning and value which comes with working in these federal government roles. I recommend these opportunities unreservedly to senior test engineers who are confident in their abilities and work to the highest standards of integrity and respect.

Please apply ASAP or contact me on 0451 092 959 or at Please apply no later than 
Melbourne (Melbourne)
I.T. & T
Paul Wynne