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Senior Data Test Analyst

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Saturday, July 25, 2020

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$140 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

Department of Education, Skills and Employment is seeking an experienced tester with a strong data testing and analysis background to work within a data-centric environment. The successful candidate would be accountable for undertaking and maturing a range of testing activities (both manual and automation) to support the department’s key ICT data and integration capability.

Essential Criteria

  1. Must have current BASELINE clearance
  2. Documented minimum of 3 years’ experience working with large and complex data sets in relational databases.
  3. Demonstrated experience in the development of SQL queries and scripts against data warehouses and transactional systems.
  4. A working understanding of data governance, including privacy and confidentiality requirements when using data.
  5. Solid experience within an Agile software development environment with a proven track record of developing test strategies and test plans, including the management of testing activities.
  6. Demonstrated experience in the development of functional and regression test scenarios and test cases whilst maintaining traceability between requirements and test artefacts.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively within an Agile multi-disciplinary team environment including liaising with diverse stakeholders with competing priorities.
  8. Demonstrated ability to adapt and work in a constantly changing environment.
  9. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage the defect and triage processes.
  10. Experience in testing of data-centric RESTful APIs.
  11. Demonstrated ability to plan, design, and conduct both manual and automated testing of APIs.
  12. Experience interpreting and testing using data source to target mapping documents.
  13. Experience in test management and test automation tools.
  14. Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills with specific attention to quality and detail.
  15. Well-developed team collaboration and communication skills.
  16. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  17. Demonstrated negotiation and liaison skills.
  18. Ability to work under limited direction and be accountable for completion of work.

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience with the development and support of Production defect management processes.
  2. Experience with developing and guiding a broad range of business and technical stakeholders on User Acceptance best practice testing practices and processes.
  3. Experience with the planning and activities required to transition from manual testing to automated testing

Security Clearance

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