Senior Test Analyst

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 12 Feb 2023

  • Full time, Continuing
  • Located at La Trobe University’s Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • HEO7 – TRP $105,603 - $116,170 inclusive of 17% superannuation 

About the position

The Senior Test Analyst is responsbile for the development of the testing strategies for the whole of IS, projects and individual systems, as required. Further to this the Senior Test Analyst is responsible for the creation and maintenance of all automated and manual testing processes, and execution of all testing conducted for the whole of IS.  This includes developing test plans, cases, scripts, data and environments as well as execution of the same and managing the resolution of defects to closure.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • A degree in a related discipline to the position with subsequent relevant work experience; or work experience and domain expertise; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret business requirements and functional specifications to develop test cases and scripts and execute the cases and scripts to verify functional specifications and business requirements.
  • Proven ability using test management and test automation tools (such as Silk Central, HP Quality Centre or similar) for functional, integration, performance and volume testing.
  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrated experience of software delivery methodologies, such as SDLC and Agile, and how to apply testing practices within them.
  • Proven high level knowledge  and experience in software testing standards and methodologies e.g. ISTQB.
  • Proven high level knowledge and demonstrated experience of working in an ITIL framework.
  • Proven ability to apply theoretical knowledge or expertise to bring together diverse (and sometimes conflicting) information to solve problems.
  • Demonstrated organisation, problem solving and negotiation skills, with an ability to coordinate several different streams of work concurrently and take a proactive role in applying proven techniques to solve problems affecting the division and more broadly the University.
  • Demonstrated high level of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, especially the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively in small teams and ability to develop excellent working relationships with colleagues, students and other stakeholders.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm, Sunday 12th February 2023

Position Enquiries:  Deundara Parakrama via Email

Recruitment Enquiries:

Position Description below:

 PD - HEO7 Senior Test Analyst.pdf

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; and
  • An up to date resume

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Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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