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Senior Automation Quality Engineer

  • Location: Sydney
  • Salary: AU$800 - AU$900 per day + (including super) per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Monique Dolor
  • Duration: 6 Months +
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -012023-476791


Rate: $800-900 incl super
Duration: 6 months initially (with extensions)
Start: ASAP
Location: Sydney (Flexible working options available)

Our client is looking for multiple Senior Quality Engineers to assist them in their commercial services projects. This client offers a flexible working environment as well as cutting edge work within the commercial space.


  • Reviewing requirements, design, and code to identify risks and defects early.
  • Developing and executing test plans and strategies to enable the company to see to it that the software meets business needs, customer expectations and industry standards.
  • Assessing regression test coverage and developing practical and effective test strategies to maximise coverage with automation
  • Developing and maintaining test automation frameworks like Postman Charles Proxy.
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to other team members.
  • Analysing and documenting defects so they can be prioritised for resolution.
  • Carrying out manual testing when needed.

Your experience:

  • Understanding of trends and developments in quality engineering processes and products, and ability to learn & apply them as needed.
  • A strong understanding of programming concepts, and an ability to teach yourself new skills. You have strong experience in at least one of the following languages - Java, JavaScript, Swift, Kotlin.
  • Use of AWS tooling, for example EC2, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, SQS. Experience with database querying both SQL and NoSQL.
  • Experience with testing APIs, using GraphQL, REST, SOAP.
  • Demonstrated experience in solution design and implementation of QA automation frameworks across the test pyramid - from unit to UI.
  • Experience working with Agile software methodologies, example BDD, TDD.
  • Ability to collaborate on test strategies and test plans with an agile mindset.
  • Exposure to DevOps and CI tools, for example Jenkins, Bamboo, etc
  • Some knowledge of and enthusiasm for information security and privacy principles, including the use of tools like Veracode.
  • A university degree in Computer Science, any related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Critical thinking skills - the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Experience in using observability tools like Splunk.

Good to have:

  • Experience developing continuous integration pipelines and branching strategies
  • Experience in the Banking and Financial Services domain

Please submit your CV asap and I will get back to you with more details if suitable!