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Multiple 2x Automation Testers

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Thursday, February 17, 2022

Australian Capital Territory,New South Wales,Victoria


Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills, and Employment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$110 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

Work as part of an agile delivery team to produce a SAS/PAS first Azure application that will enable the Department to modernise our approach to calculating Schools Entitlements of around $23 billion per year. The candidate will focus on automated test development, but also assist with uplifting and maturing the processes and procedures in the Azure cloud space and transfer of knowledge and mentoring of existing staff.
•Create and update Automated test scripts in C# as per business requirements
•Detect, record & manage software failures (defects)
•Utilise a custom Test automation framework - Selenium Grid, RESTful API, YAML CI/CD, Azure Kubernetes Services, Azure DevOps, GIT and a Test Data API
•Provide input and work collaboratively with other DSD stakeholders to help deliver departmental deliverables
•Liaise with Scrum Masters, Developers, Manual testers, and Test automation engineers
•Update NuGet packages

Essential Criteria

1. Demonstrated Industry based knowledge and experience in the delivery of complex large-scale applications and web services
2. Ability to create and update automated test scripts at the UI and API layer in C#
3. Experience using a custom Selenium Web Driver test automaton framework
4. Experience coding RESTful API tests using REST sharp API
5. Experience with GIT version control and YAML CI/CD pipelines
6. Please indicate which location you wish to be considered for: a. Canberra, b. Melbourne, c. North Ryde, d. Other (please specify)

Desired Criteria

1. Strong C# coding experience
2. Understanding the business context of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment environment.

Security Clearance

Ability to Obtain baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

One year extension 1/7/2023-30/6/2024 Subject to finds and availability and delegate approval

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