Automation Test Engineer

Job Type Contract
Reference JO-2010-101802_1603859355
Posted 3 months ago

Davidson is excited to present a brand new Automation Tester opportunity with a global organisation that is driving incredibly well through the pandemic. This is an initial 6 month contract with a strong chance of extension. You will work within a talented Agile product development team, building automation testing pipelines. The office is in Brisbane CBD, but you will initially work from home.

About the role:
Being the Automation Tester within an Agile product development group, you will:

  • Form and maintain effective working arrangements with product owners, technical business analysts, developers and other verification and validation team members
  • Develop automated end to end tests and integrate into the build pipeline
  • Develop mock interfaces, leverage simulators or code test stubs to enable testing of relevant interfaces
  • Working to requirements, expand on the primary use case and explore exceptional variations in line with requirements
  • Coordinate with remote team members who will be working on complimentary testing, potentially guiding and reviewing their outputs
  • Continuously maintain the automation framework and test cases while expanding the scope and scale of testing
  • Meet with other team members and contribute to testing strategy, product and process improvement

About you
You will be a customer focussed automation test engineer eager to participate in both the verification of product development against requirements as well as product validation assuring that the needs of the customer and other stakeholders are met. Driven by a desire to understand how the product works in operational situations, you will work with subject matter experts to design and develop realistic automated tests for execution in the build pipeline.

You will successfully demonstrate:

  • Programming skills, ideally Java and Python
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate well in a cross organizational and team environment
  • Experience in interpreting requirements and producing automated tests
  • Knowledge of Agile
  • Experience working with enterprise systems integration e.g. REST, service buses
  • Appropriate technical qualifications and equivalent experience

Whilst not mandatory, any of the following will help:

  • Knowledge of mining and automation systems
  • Experience in ESB reliability, performance and scalability
  • Knowledge of modern test approaches, including BDD
  • Knowledge of enterprise software development in on-premise or cloud offerings
  • Experience in quality software development process improvement

If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you. Get your application in today as this role might progress quickly.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Van Hoang on 07 3023 1051 or email quoting ref no. JO-2010-101802. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at