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Test Analyst

Employer:
Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
IT & computing
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
12-Feb-2018
Closing Date:
02-Mar-2018
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Job Description

Test Analyst - Wellington


The Ministry of Social Development has one of the largest Information Technology Groups in the country. The IT Testing Services Team works in coordination with other IT departments and is primarily responsible for providing independent application and product testing.

 
We are seeking an energetic highly motivated experienced Test Analyst who is keen to grow their test career and skillset to join our team. This is your chance to utilise your well demonstrated testing skills in a large and complex environment.

 
To be successful, you will need to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Socially Intelligent - you're collaborative in nature and you employ alternative thinking. You're a caring individual who is supportive, and a good all-round communicator.
  • Adaptable and flexible - working in a fast-paced environment and across multiple delivery teams doesn't faze you and you accept change.
  • Intellectually capable - you're able to deal with ambiguity and complexity, and think of alternative solutions
  • You're Motivated - excited, creative, curious, persistent, and a resilient individual.

 
You will also need to:

  • End to End SAL testing experience in systems such as SAL, MSL Desktop, MSL Mobile, Apply Online (ODS) or proven testing experience in another critical payment system is required.
  • Functional knowledge of MSD applications such as SWIFTT, CMS, MyMSD and other systems.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to work with multi-skilled teams across the programme of work
  • Have a demonstrated ability to work reliably, both individually and in team environments
  • Stepping up when needed for leadership tasks, willing to assist and share knowledge to others.
  • Have a good understanding of testing processes and the value of testing in the  development lifecycle
  • Experienced in test planning, test development, execution of test assets, complete system integration, functional testing, regression testing, defect management and reporting.
  • Be technically savvy - you will be expected to develop both manual and automated tests - we use TOSCA as our tool of choice, as well as Selenium.
  • Experience in using CONFLUENCE and JIRA
  • Practical knowledge in Agile projects and in DevOps delivery. Exposure to the Scaled Agile framework (SAFe would be a definite advantage).

 
Successful candidates will have the chance to develop skills alongside multiple skilled DevOps teams using cutting edge I.T. systems and automation. The position offers a challenging, fast paced work environment and the opportunity to work for an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of New Zealanders.

 
Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the "apply" button.

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