Testing Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 13 Mar 2024

Job no:516827
Work type:full time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Information Technology


  • Unlock your potential under the mentorship of experienced professionals.
  • Level 6, full-time appointment on a 12-month fixed term basis.
  • Salary range: $102,328 – $ $108,143 p.a. (total package).

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team
At University IT, we're at the forefront of driving technological advancements to support UWA's strategic goals. We're committed to leveraging cutting-edge technologies to enhance teaching, research, and overall university experiences. As part of our Digital Transition Team, you'll play a crucial role in this transformative journey.

About the opportunity
As a Testing Officer, you'll be an essential contributor to our digital projects, assisting in testing activities during transition phases. Your responsibilities will include executing test cases, identifying defects, and collaborating with senior testers to ensure the quality and reliability of our digital solutions.

This role offers a unique opportunity to learn and grow under the mentorship of experienced professionals in diverse project contexts.

About you
To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate a relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience and extensive knowledge of software testing concepts and methods, and be willing to learn automated testing tools. Your attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and ability to prioritise tasks are crucial. Excellent communication and teamwork abilities are a must, as well as the capability to manage time effectively in various digital scenarios.

While having an ISTQB or similar certification is preferred, experience in Agile or DevOps environments is an added advantage.

What we offer to you
The position offers competitive compensation, including a 17% superannuation contribution. Additionally, there's a globally competitive, gender-neutral parental leave policy providing up to 36 weeks of paid leave. The workplace emphasises work-life balance and being part of a supportive team. Professional development opportunities are encouraged, and the campus in Matilda Bay offers onsite amenities such as childcare facilities, a gym, aquatic centre, supermarket, medical centre, cultural activities, staff parking, and convenient transport options.

About your application
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   Position description -Testing Officer (516827).pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Wednesday, 13 March 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Leo Huang on (08) 6488 6790 or at [email protected]

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.


Advertised:29 Feb 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:13 Mar 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time



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