Test Analyst

at Tertiary Education Commission
Published July 26, 2023
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  


Test Analyst Tertiary Education Commission location Wellington.

Te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua, the TEC - is a small Crown agency with a big job to do - ensuring New Zealanders have the skills and the knowledge they need to build a great life, and ensure New Zealand thrives. We invest over $3 billion annually across the tertiary education and careers systems.

If you're looking for your "why", then come and join us at TEC. We truly believe in the transformational benefits of education and vocational training and as a result we invest $3 billion a year in tertiary education and training and seek to lift the aspirations and skill bases of all New Zealanders from ages 7 to 74.

It's an exciting time in the careers and education sector with large scale and meaningful change taking place. We are looking for a Test Analyst (Automation) to join our Data Collection Systems team on a fixed term basis through to March 2024.

About the role reporting to the Team Leader Data Collection Systems, this role is responsible for providing software testing services to the Tertiary Education Commissions digital presence. Develop automated tests using automation tools such as Cucumber, Test Cafe and Postman/Newman for a range of websites.

Write test planning documentation that is appropriate for the testing scope. Plan and perform testing (Manual/ Automated) in CI/CD with a customer first mind set. Provide defect descriptions with detailed step by step reproduction steps. Report issues related to usability and accessibility.

Document detailed Test Scripts and Acceptance Criteria appropriate for re-use with test automation. Work with the team to ensure automated/manual test coverage grows as part of continuous improvement. Work closely with team to manage environments and deployments.

What we are looking for this is an ideal opportunity for a Test Analyst who possesses strong test coverage to mitigate software issues and risks that ensure a high standard of software quality in its full digital product suite.

You will bring the following knowledge of object-oriented programming principles. Experienced writer of automated front end tests. Experienced in automating API Tests using JavaScript based libraries and/or frameworks.

Experience analyzing and converting User Stories / Functional Requirements into detailed Acceptance Criteria and Test Scripts. Experience managing releases, merging and deploying code to development environments. Experience with Azure DevOps and Git. Appreciation and knowledge of intuitive user interfaces and good UX practices.

We can appreciate that not everyone will possess all these skills, so we welcome applications where you may have some areas for development, provided you have the cultural fit to TEC's values. We are committed to supporting and developing your existing skills to become fully competent in this role.

What's in it for you three additional (TEC Days) leave days. A range of benefits including flexible working options, a wellness programme and the ability to purchase extra leave. A motivated and supportive manager, keen to make the most of your skill set.

Reduced premiums through our Health Insurance Group Scheme. A focus on Career development and internal opportunities. The salary range for this position is negotiable depending on demonstrable skills and experience.