system tester in Brisbane

burnette oneil, randstad
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brisbane, queensland
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burnette oneil, randstad
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Contract System Tester needed for Government Owned Department
3.5 Month contract
Brisbane based
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About the Project

This project will deliver changes, enhancements and upgrades to their business systems frontend and backend applications and other interagency related activities.

These systems are a mixture of Powerbuilder, and Oracle Fusion systems, utilising an Oracle database.

About the Role

As a member of a team of professionals, you will use your technical expertise and advanced testing skills to enhance core line of business applications. You will work with technical and systems analyst’s and architects, database and middleware administrators, in-house developers, testers and infrastructure/UNIX administrators in delivering timely, quality changes and enhancements to our high profile production systems in supporting staff in the delivery of efficient business to enhance public interaction with the Department.

You will be an integral part of the testing team, responsible to the System Test Team Leader, who directs testing team activities. The team will consist of the Permanent System Test Team Leader and the contractor hired through this recruitment activity. You will utilise shared tools such as schedules, team meetings and Team Foundation Server (TFS) to manage your tasks and workload.

All allocated tasks will be logged to the Department Team Foundation Server logging and tracking systems. The incumbent will be responsible for updating the relevant TFS with details of tasks completed and time taken, keeping track of activities and recording information. For clarity, email communication between all stakeholders, must include the respective TFS tracking system numbers in the subject heading.

Testing activities include:

  • Creation of system test strategies, test plan and test cases
  • Creation and documentation of system test processes
  • Creation and generation of test scripts and test data (for manual and automated test scripts )
  • Execution and maintenance of manual and automated test cases
  • Functional Testing, System Testing, Regression testing and Agency Integration Testing
  • Pre and Post Deployment Testing
  • Provision of assistance to other system and acceptance testers

Key Responsibilities

Essential Skills and knowledge:

  • Experience in performing system, system integration, functional, performance and regression testing activities of complex business applications, databases, interfaces and reports.
  • The ability to analyse technical and business requirements and strong experience in the development and execution of test cases.
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of test scripts, including automated tests scripts and experience with HP Unified Test Professional (UFT) and SOAP UI
  • Operating automated testing tools to initiate and monitor test runs, checking results according to agreed procedures
  • Experience in technologies and products same or similar to Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Database, Web Logic, XML, SQL, and SOAP UI
  • Good communication skills and experience in collaborating with management, systems administrators development teams and other related service providers
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience and knowledge in testing technical changes through the various stages of the development life cycle
  • A sound knowledge in scripting, test automation and integration with TFS
  • Ability to work individually, and as an effective member of a team.

Desirable Skills and knowledge:

  • Experience and knowledge in the system testing of complex business applications and interfaces (web services) in a comparable environment.
  • A knowledge of database design
  • A solid knowledge of the Oracle (Database and Middleware) environment


  • Capable in advising/providing a direction for improved testing outcomes
  • Working with support to ensure the correct configuration of tools required for testing
  • Ensures proper data integrity and performance considerations
  • Prioritises and re-organises work load and work focus to ensure deadlines and work objectives / quality standards are met
  • Performs regular reviews on the design and development of test documents, plans and reports to ensure best practices standards are adhered to
  • Provide expert advice as tester Subject Matter Expert (SME) and quality support to stakeholders, managers and team members
  • Testing activities in relation to the above project and as directed by the Test Manager.
  • Lessons learnt and best practice documentation / report as required

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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.


TFS | UFT | SOAP UI |System Testing | Oracle | SQL


Relevant Diploma or Degree in Information Technology

educational requirements

Post Graduate Diploma