Automation Test Analyst

Job Title: Automation Test Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CR/009226_1642482491
Contact Name: Sinthu Thomas
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2022 16:08

Job Description

  • Immediate start | Sydney location
  • Initial contact until Jun 2022 with potential extensions
  • Australian Citizenship - Baseline clearance desirable

FinXL IT Professional Services is an established innovative Australian company providing technology enabled business solutions and consulting services across a number of industries including Government, Telecommunications, Commercial and Finance. We currently have more than 850 consultants assisting our clients across Australia and are continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Through the delivery of services and implementation of new systems, processes and technology, we assist our clients to gain competitive advantage and reach new heights.

The Role:

FinXL are seeking to take on board an Automation Analyst to work under direction, developing, applying, and assessing tests to analyse new and existing applications and systems.

The role requires you to:

  • Assist and perform as required script analysis, test estimation, track work against estimates, report variances to team management, and manage resources to ensure project deliverables are met,
  • Moderate Analytical skills -Review project documents - with the ability to analyse highly complex systems and interdependencies, identifying key automation tests with a view on Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Assist in monitoring, analysing and providing recommendations to improve ROI and funnel effectiveness, as well as optimising and streamlining existing scripts and processes
  • Create, execute, and report high-quality test artefacts such as matrix, cases, defects, moderate to complex test data, ensuring adherence to section standards and guidelines.
  • Maintain farm machines
  • Accountable for identifying, designing, building, and maintaining test automation suites using appropriate tools
  • Provides assistance and contributes to financial planning and budgeting within the project. Collates and interprets financial data and reports for analysis and to facilitate decision making.
  • Assist to identify individual training and development plans, and monitor progress and achievements to remedy knowledge and skill gaps.
  • Assist with moderate maintenance of the Test Automation Framework
  • Working with manual testers, developers, and BAs to ensure upstream test planning is optimised for the efficient delivery of automated testing
  • Provide clear and concise comments, which needs to be accurate and representative to the test artefacts (STLC), ensuring they meet the standards of the section
  • Raise defects and monitor defect queues for yourself and peers, advising when queues are not actioned promptly as per section guidelines
  • Coach, mentor, and provide on-the-job training to Junior and Trainee Automation analysts and manual testers participating in automation training
  • Assist in improving test automation capabilities to increase efficiencies in delivery and support.
  • Actively participate in meetings for internal testing operations and assist with external workshops
  • Adapts easily to changes applying some judgement
  • Initiate, build, and maintain strong stakeholder relationships across the ICT Division, business, and operational areas, internally and externally.
  • Establish and maintain professional networks to support portfolio and project outcomes

The key skills required are:

  • 4-6 years' or more experience in automation testing or quality assurance roles.
  • Moderate level of capability with a range of test automation tools and languages, such as UFT, LeanFT, Selenium, Java, Rest Assured, Maven and SoapUI
  • Certification in automation tools
  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate or equivalent certificate or equivalent, or relevant practical experience (mandatory)
  • Experience or knowledge of a wide variety of testing tools, testing techniques/methodologies, and effort required to undertake specific testing activities
  • Experience with Agile delivery methodologies.
  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD practices (Desirable)
  • Certification in performance tools. (Desirable)

FinXL fosters a high-performing, inclusive workplace built on a foundation of excellence, respect and dignity. We take corporate social responsibility seriously through our ongoing activities with communities and staff involvement in these efforts. We are committed to environmentally friendly practices in both our own operations and our work with clients.

To be considered please send applications or contact Sinthu on 02 6243 6415 to discuss further.

FinXL does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

FinXL encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.