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Test Assurance Analyst

Department of Corrections
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Test Assurance Analyst

Vacancy Number: FPTNO11962
Closing Date: 11.30pm, Sunday 27 October 2019
Location: National Office, Wellington
Recruitment Contact: Daniza Galinovic -  

  • 2 permanent full time opportunities
  • Large complex IT environment
  • Wellington, National Office

The Department of Corrections is a huge and vibrantly interesting place to work. One of the largest Crown agencies, with a highly secure national presence, managing people in the best and sometime most difficult circumstances. Beyond just running a prison network safely and managing people in the community, we are about changing lives and positively influencing the future of the people in our care. This is a great opportunity to contribute to positively help the group of people that we manage. 

We have two exciting opportunities for Test Analysts to come on board and help contribute to our Test capability within the core I&T group.  


To be successful in the role, you will have: 


  • Minimum of two years experience in testing.
  • Experience in both waterfall and agile environments.
  • Excellent understanding of testing concepts and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, including the ability to influence and build consensus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This includes the ability to clearly and effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Proven time management skills with the ability to manage multiple competing objectives and meet delivery timeframes.
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows PC environment as a user.
  • Good understanding of the IT environments with an excellent understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Ideally experience or knowledge in automation testing.

What's on offer?

This is an opportunity to work within a large, complex and very interesting IT environment. You will be supported by experienced leaders with a high degree of organisational knowledge. With a big focus on quality and cadence this team is striving to deliver greater business value.


The salary range for this role is $69,697 - $98,396. Appointment will be based on skills and experience relevant to the role.

Please Note to overseas enquiries and non-NZ residents: Whereas we welcome international enquiries, only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and can make themselves available for interviews in New Zealand will be considered for this position.

Flexible start date – December or January.


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