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Senior Test Analyst

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Senior 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.


About the role:

We are seeking energetic highly motivated experienced Senior Test Analyst who is keen to grow your 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.


An overview of your responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate and manage planning of the system and/or acceptance tests, including software security testing
  • Provide high quality, expert advice on any aspect of test planning and execution
  • Define test strategy across projects
  • Manage all test processes, including; test plans, resources, costs, timescales and deliverables
  • Build strong trusting relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure a high standard of testing is performed


What you will bring to the role:

  • End to End testing experience in systems such as MyMSD, CMS, EOS, ABT, SWIFTT or proven testing experience in another critical payment system is required.
  • Proficient with Technical Testing - you will be expected to use SQL, SAS, SoapUI, Filezilla and XML when needed.  
  • Proficient in testing IBM API Connect and IBM System/360
  • Proficient in IBM Infosphere MDM (v11 preferable).
  • Experience in Java web services and SOAP/REST concepts
  • Experience in creating and running JSON scripts/requests using ReadyAPI tool. 
  • Experience on comparing SOAP/JSON/XML responses from different systems.
  • Experience in using CONFLUENCE, JIRA and SBE (Specifications by Example) techniques
  • Experience in BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) is an advantage
  • Knowledge in Data Modelling, Oracle PL/SQL is an advantage


What's in it for you? 

  • We support your career development and ensure we work with you to meet your goals 
  • We are committed to work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements! 
  • Develop skills alongside multiple skilled DevOps teams using cutting edge I.T. systems and automation.
  • Work within one of the sector's largest technology groups in NZ.
  • Work for an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of New Zealanders
  • Promote continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.


Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the "apply" button. A position description is available below.

Applications close: 25th September 

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