Lead Auto Test Engineer

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD
Industry: IT - Digital
Salary Competitive Salary
Start Date: 2022-08-11
Reference: V-119496
Contact name: Jamie Taylor
Contact email:
Job published: August 02, 2022 19:39

Job Description

  • CBD Location
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Leading global organisation

The client is a well-known global brand looking to expand its team.


They have great modern offices located in the Melbourne CBD with lots of great perks for working with them.


In this role you will be:

As a DevOps Test Engineer and in collaboration with your peers, you will ensure the following accountabilities
are met:

- Champion Quality, Test Automation, AWS, DevOps, and Agile practices in working with squads and
delivering solutions, coaching squads on the adoption of these practices.
- Develop high-quality, reusable test automation frameworks that enable squads to move to a true
continuous delivery model.
- Develop test automation metrics to show how squads are tracking over time.
- Collaborate with squads to drive changes in squad behaviour – this is a major measure of success.
- Work in concert with squads to ensure their planned deliverables have an appropriate level of testing
included which could cover unit, integration, functional, performance, security, or end-to-end testing.
- Deliver showcases and technical deep dives to squads or the broader Solution Delivery group and lead a
Testing Community of Practice.
- Keep up to date with industry testing tools and practices and perform evaluations and proof of concepts
to determine suitability for adoption.
- Put in place Continuous Integration and Build practices and enable the use of ephemeral environments to
meet the organisation’s quality standards.
- Be accountable for day-to-day operation of software features, components, services, or modules owned
by you and your team – we believe in “you build it, you run it”.
- Support your team and the wider group to remove technical impediments and pay down technical debt

To be successful you will need:

As DevOps Test Engineer you will demonstrate the following qualities:
Technical Skills
– Excellent Full Stack Engineering skills, covering Typescript/JavaScript, C#, SQL, NoSQL, RDBMS,
JavaScript UI Frameworks, Python, etc
– Experience with REST API contract testing
– Experience creating reusable test frameworks and implementing Continuous Delivery
– Experience working with synthetic data sets for the purpose of testing
– Experience working in an AWS Cloud environment advantageous

- A firm grasp on the latest technology trends.
- Demonstrated experience mentoring, training, and consulting with other teams to change their operating
practices and to influence broad communities of technical experts, regardless of reporting lines.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Experience with DevOps and modern engineering practices.
- Demonstrated experience designing, developing, and maintaining reusable application components for
engineers to use delivering solutions.
- Experience delivering showcases and technical deep dives to squads.
- Agile maturity including knowledge of Scrum and XP practices as well as an ability to coach others in their
- Confident collaboration style that encourages pairing and swarming to achieve sprint goals and deliver as
a team.
- Experience with a variety of architectural patterns, integration technologies and modern microservice /
microlith design.
- The ability to balance the long term (“big picture”) and short-term implications of individual decisions.
- Strong Stakeholder management skills.
- Full Systems lifecycle delivery experience in complex environments (7+ years).
- Innovative and questioning nature to explore ideas and prototype solutions.

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