Test Analyst

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary$600 - $650 per day
Job type Contract
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

Job Title: Test Analyst
Contract Duration: 12 Months
Location: Sydney, Australia
Work Rights: Australian Citizen

About the Role:

Join a dynamic team within the Data and Analytics Branch supporting a federal government agency. This branch is dedicated to delivering high-quality data and reporting, aiming to translate insights into measurable business performance improvements. As part of a centralised team, you will focus on future process improvement, effective data delivery, and building data literacy across various regions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop Test Plans in alignment with the Test Strategy, project release plan, and delivery methodology.
  • Create Test Cases based on requirements and design documents, detailing test steps, data requirements, prerequisites, and success criteria.
  • Conduct functional testing based on documented Test Cases.
  • Support and assist testers in executing tests against Test Cases.
  • Author necessary test plans, test summary reports, and test progress reports.
  • Provide daily and weekly status reports for testing activities.
  • Coordinate with Application Developers, Business Analysts, Test Analysts, SMEs, and third-party vendors to review test artefacts and defects, ensuring quick review and resolution.
  • Facilitate defect triage meetings.
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Experience as a Test Lead or Senior Test Analyst on Cloud Data Lake or Data Warehouse implementations.
  • Proficiency in reconciling large datasets to confirm source-to-target reconciliation, explaining any differences identified.
  • Expertise with JIRA, Confluence, and contemporary testing tools such as X-Ray.
  • High data literacy with a strong curiosity to explore and understand data.
  • Ability to query datasets using intermediate to advanced SQL skills and other common scripting languages.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
Why Join Us:
By joining this team, you will contribute to impactful projects that make a significant difference in many lives. You will work in a collaborative environment that values clear accountability, continuous improvement, and effective data delivery.

How to Apply:

If you meet the above criteria and are ready to take on this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and skills. We encourage you to click on "apply now" button with your updated CV in MS Word/ reach Madhuri directly at mmutyam@dfp.com.au

Only Australian Citizens will be considered for this role due to work rights requirements.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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