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Oct 06

Software Testing Jobs in Melbourne

Software Testing

Melbourne is Australia’s technology hub with more than half of Australia’s top 20 technology companies. Technology skills and capabilities are foundational to Victoria’s economic growth. Melbourne produces many successful games, learning applications, online retail solutions, advertising campaigns and is the only international city outside of the USA to host the world. opportunities for professionals in different fields of the IT-sphere.

Types of Employees

  • Full-Time Employees. These employees normally work a 30- to 40-hour week or 130 hours in a calendar month
  • Part-Time Employees
  • Temporary Employees
  • Seasonal Employees
  • Types of Independent Contractors
  • Freelancers
  • Temporary workers
  • Consultants

Which type of software testing is in demand?

  • Agile and DevOps.
  • Test Automation.
  • API and Services Test Automation.
  • Artificial Intelligence for Testing.
  • Mobile Test Automation.
  • Test Environments and Data.
  • Integration of Tools and Activities.

The employment types, opportunities can be categorized by the position title.

TEST ANALYST: A Testing Analyst ensures the functional readiness of computer software and hardware products before they go to market. Their job is to design, develop and administer a series of tests and evaluations that identify any potential issues with the product before its general release. Testing Analysts have a keen eye for detail and an understanding of testing methodologies and quality control processes. They are employed by organizations that release software or hardware products in a broad range of industries, from IT companies to mobile phone and automotive manufacturers.

Requirements for this position: Experience required 5-7 years of experience in Test Analyst role; Skills need: Manual or/and automation testing experience, Good functional testing skills, Expertise in creation of test scripts, Possess good knowledge on Automated testing tools, Clear understanding of business requirements, Maintain good communication and interaction with stakeholders,  Curious to learn new technologies and trends, Able to assess and mitigate the risk, Good problem-solving skills , Good reporting skills, Excellent at time management.

Test Manager: The role of a Test Manager change from one who manages the testing team to one who enables teams.  Enabling teams translates that the Test Manager has to make rapid decisions in selecting a blend of appropriate manual and automated test approaches for the testing team. The Test manager has to quickly gather information about the various risks involved in using a solution. The Test manager has to enable a team that has a right mix of skill-set to perform different types of testing to exhaustively test the software.

Requirements for this position: from 5 to 10 years experience as Test Manager

Skills need: Be a Great Problem Solver,Have Strong analytical skills, Have Strong attention to detail, Have Strong Verbal and Written communication skills, Disagree Diplomatically, Be Active Listener, Have Negotiation Skills,Foresee potential issues and risks, Have Collaboration and team building skills, Flexible and Adaptable with changing priorities 

JUNIOR TEST ANALYST: A Testing Analyst ensures the functional readiness of computer software and hardware products before they go to market. Job is to design, develop and administer a series of tests and evaluations that identify any potential issues with the product before its general release. Review of Functional and Non-Functional Requirements, Execution of Test Cases / Procedures and sign-off of result Reporting on testing status for own work.

Requirements for this position :Experience required is 0-2 years of experience.

Skills needed: Curious to learn new technologies and trends, Good problem-solving skills , Good reporting skills, Excellent at time management , analytical thinking

MANUAL TESTER:  Responsible for Reviewing and analyzing system specifications, Executing test scripts and reviewing results, Reporting and documenting technical issues.

Requirements for this position: 4+ years of experience in software testing.

Skills needed: Curious to learn new technologies and trends, Good problem-solving skills, Good reporting skills, Excellent at time management , analytical thinking

AUTOMATION TESTER: Experience building test automation frameworks from scratch and maintaining .Recent experience using Selenium Java.Ability to recommend best practices and appropriate tool sets and do risk assessments.

Requirements for this position: 5+ years of experience as an automation tester

Skills needed: Focus on analytical thinking ,understanding of programming languages, Good functional testing skills, Expertise in creation of test scripts, Possess good knowledge on Automated testing tools, Clear understanding of business requirements, Maintain good communication and interaction with stakeholders,  Curious to learn new technologies and trends, Able to assess and mitigate the risk, Good problem-solving skills , Good reporting skills, Excellent at time management.

The average salary for a Software Tester is AU$66,489

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