7 Month initial contract opportunity in Brisbane CBD for a Senior Automation Test AnalystBrisbane CBD based firstname.lastname@example.orgMy client based in Brisbane CBD is looking for an Automation Whiz to join their dynamic team working on a fulfulling and rewarding project. Key Responsibilities:To support the delivery of the project, a Senior Test Analyst is required to 23 December 2021 with the possibility of extension. The Senior Test Analyst will work on this project to ensure the quality of delivered technical solutions. The role description for this contractor engagement includes:Working with the relevant Project Manager/s, Delivery Lead/s and Test Coordinator/s to provide technical support during the design, build, implementation and warranty periods of the Project.Provide advice to the Test Coordinator, Delivery Leads, Solution Design Team and business teams for quality assurance of technical components and the end-to-end solutions in meeting defined quality criteria.Responsible for Functional Testing (including System, Systems Integration, Business/User Acceptance and Production Verification Testing) and Non-Functional Testing (including Compatibility, Performance, Usability Testing).Responsible for creation of manual and automated Test Scripts – in alignment with the overarching Test Strategy and Plan – to maintain solution quality, investigate issues and resolve defects.Where required, the Test Analyst will also be involved with external parties i.e. Penetration and Performance Testing. Technical Skills:5+ years Manual Test experience with a sound knowledge of testing principles with an emphasis on exploratory, system, functional and integration testing methodsAgile and scrum delivery experience, including:.analysing users stories and/use cases/requirements for validity and feasibilitycollaborating closely with other team members and departmentsexecuting all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression)designing and developing automation scriptsdetecting and tracking software defects and inconsistenciesproviding timely solutionsapplying quality engineering principals throughout the Agile product lifecycleproviding support and documentationProven experience in testing of major technical and digital projects including:Demonstrated understanding and/or experience with Azure (or other similar) hybrid cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) based applications and services, accompanied by an understanding of Azure best practices Experience in CI/CD, DevOps/TFS/VSTS (MS Test Manager, JIRA, automated testging tools, RPA); defect logging, reporting and resolution of defectsDemonstrated understanding and/or experience with end to end layered solution architecture including application, technology, information, database and security architecturesExperience in SQL Database testingExperience in Automation Test Scripts for regression testing (Selenium or Selenium Based tools such as Katalon KatalonReadyAPI, TestCraftor, Protractor) and API Testing (SOAP UI/ReadyAPI, Postman, Swagger or similar, GUI testing e.g. EasyRepro ) would be an advantage. Personal skills and attributes:Problem solving and analytical skills; being able to identify and resolve complex issues and communicate issues, options and/or solutions to others. A capacity to understand and convey technical concepts is required.Excellent organising and planning skills with the ability to co-ordinate and manage multi-discipline activities; whilst working to tight deadlinesOutstanding communication skills, with an ability to effectively consult and negotiate with stakeholders (internal and external) and build positive relationships.Attention to detail and focussed upon delivering a quality product to the appropriate business detail.Organised with the ability to prioritise, schedule and perform work to meet deadlines, commitments and work within a team environment and with ambiguity. Ability to perform (sometimes in parallel) manual and automation testing across multiple streams of workExcellent attention to detailAbility to work under pressure to achieve tight deadlinesIndustry qualifications (e.g. Six Sigma, ISTQB) desirable Send your resume to email@example.com if you are keen to apply. At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.