Test Engineer – 12 months Fixed-term

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1511246
  • Job Title: Test Engineer – 12 months Fixed-term
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  • Summary:
  • Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
  • Test Automation using Selenium (Selenium Java), service layer automation, understanding of Java to perform code reviews at a high standard
  • Fixed-term, based in Wellington
  • Join an organisation that supports and develops your career

You will be a forward thinking, ambitious and experienced professional. The role will involve you working on pieces of work on your own so a level of self-management will be required, with a requirement to manage your key stakeholders (ACC’s Lead Test engineers). You will be responsible for delivering pieces of work that have been requested of you whilst ensuring all requires test artefacts have been completed in a timely manner.

ACC has been improving the lives of New Zealanders since 1974. With ACC, you’ll be supporting people in Aotearoa to stay safe by minimising the incidence and impact of injury, as well as helping them recover from injury if an accident does happen. Join us – an organisation that grew out of bold thinking and has an enduring commitment to care for others at work, home and play.

Key responsibilities of the role and what you need to be successful:

  • Preferably one years’ experience in test automation or development
  • Good understanding of and practical experience in testing techniques
  • Good understanding and experience in the use of technologies and tooling in order to drive specific capabilities (e.g. automation, performance, etc.)
  • A basic understanding of the full test life cycle, particularly as it fits with the overall solution development life cycle methods, tools, controls and techniques (e.g. Agile (SAFe), Waterfall, DevOps, Prince2, SDLC, etc.)
  • Ability to make decisions at the appropriate time; taking into account the needs of the situation, priorities, constraints and the availability of necessary information
  • The ability to take the responsibility to influence the direction of the automation effort, and its schedule and prioritization on projects assigned
  • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to drive innovation and adopt new ways of working
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and contribute to team performance

Working at ACC

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome applications from people of every ethnicity, national origin, gender orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and/or status as an individual with a disability. It’s important to us that people bring their whole selves to work. To support an inclusive workplace we have:

  • Employee networks:
    • Pride@ACC
    • Ability@ACC
    • Women’s Network
    • Cross-Cultural Network
  • ACC’s Māori Strategy, Whāia te Tika
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga
  • Advocates in the disability sector
  • Diversity and Inclusion Approach
  • Support Māori by partnering with iwi and other Māori entities.

Applications will run through until an ideal candidate is found. Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our ACC career website. If you have any questions about the role, please contactSheronika.Shandil@acc.co.nz