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Test Lead

  • Location: Melbourne
  • $‎ Salary: AU$850 - AU$950 per day + plus super per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

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


Rate: $850-950 + super
Duration: 6 months initially (view to convert to perm)
Start: ASAP
Location: Melbourne preferred. Open to Sydney applicants (1 day/week in the office)

Our Melbourne-based client is looking for an experienced Test Lead with ERP & Billing experience. This client offers a flexible working environment as well as cutting edge work within the commercial space.


  • Takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of the testing effort on assigned projects including but not limited to:
  • Ensuring that test planning, estimating, quality and associated risk management processes are maintained;
  • Ensuring that to be business processes are created and validated as part of the testing process;
  • Ensuring a Test Strategy is prepared, endorsed by the stakeholders, implemented and monitored;
  • Managing the development and execution of test scenarios and scripts and tracking/retesting of defects (willingness to be hands-on where necessary)
  • Managing the identification and establishment of appropriate tools, techniques and methods to test the solution;
  • Managing all required test phases with a small team of testers (internal and/or vendor resources) and activities including test environment preparation and refresh as required to ensure an efficient and seamless testing effort;
  • Managing all progression and regression testing requirements;
  • Consulting with Test Manager on test estimates and test resource requirements;
  • Sign-off of product quality prior to deployment to production environments.
  • Communicating test progress and key issues to project stakeholders in conjunction with the Test Manager and Project/Program Manager while following agreed communication guidelines;
  • Build and develop effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, contractors, vendors and suppliers.
  • Resource, build, develop and manage an effective test team, modelling Ampol Leadership Expectations.
  • Adherence to the defined Ampol Project and Test Management techniques, methodologies, processes and tools.
  • Consult on improvements and further development of the test management discipline within Ampol IT, including development of tools, techniques and methods to improve test outcomes;
  • Implement and manage the performance testing phase to ensure that the deliverable works and performs to the agreed SLA

Essential experience:

  • Strong experience as Test Lead or Lead Test Analyst comfortable being hands on with Testing and managing all aspects/phases of Testing in complex projects involving multiple teams/vendors.
  • Experience in ERP and Billing systems
  • Test Automation experience using Playwright/Cypress/Selenium Webdriver
  • Recommendation of test estimates, test scope and test strategy to Test Manager, Project Manager and stakeholders
  • Ability to provide test estimates, create detailed test strategy and test plans.
  • Experience in testing of web services and web applications. Good understanding of JSON and XML.
  • Strong Experience utilising tools such as JIRA and Confluence or similar tools for test planning, execution and defect management in an integrated environment.
  • Strong experience in API testing using Postman
  • Ability to learn new Systems and Technologies quickly.
  • Expert in Testing Methodology demonstrated experience in development of testing strategies, plans and cases.
  • Experience in managing and coordinating testing activities with management, Delivery leads, external vendors and key stakeholders.
  • Sound knowledge of Testing processes and best practices in SDLC.
  • Experience in large and complex working environment.
  • Experience working in a global company and operating in an Agile and Waterfall delivery model.
  • Experience working with Vendors/SaaS platforms.

Desirable but not mandatory:

  • ITSQB foundation certificate
  • Experience in Cloud Applications (Microsoft Azure, AWS)

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