Quality Assurance Tester

Department: Department of Government Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1790654/
Closing Date: 17-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $117,716
Job Duration: Until 31 December 2024
Attachments: Position Description - Quality Assurance Tester - VPS5 - 1133 - May 2024.docx (Word, 290KB)


Contact: Sarah Leger, Quality Assurance Analyst
sarah.stleger@dgs.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About us 

The Department of Government Services (DGS) was established on 1 January 2023 to improve everyone's experience of doing business and interacting with the Victorian government. We bring important day-to-day services together in one department to make things easy and seamless for Victorians and businesses. We are doing this by connecting and digitising our systems and platforms across state and local government as well as streamlining our corporate and procurement services.  

About the role 

We are looking for an exceptional Quality Assurance Tester to join the Single Digital Presence (SDP) team. SDP is a web transformation program that is consolidating government websites and making it easier to find, understand and use Victorian government information online.

The Quality Assurance Tester will be responsible for testing in an agile environment focusing mainly on manual test creation and execution, as well as providing advice and recommendations on all aspects of the testing process to ensure the solution is fit for purpose. This role requires extensive manual testing experience with knowledge of exploratory techniques along with the ability to think laterally and go beyond what is indicated in test scripts.

About you 

To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate: 

  • Expert knowledge in non-functional and functional testing activities and user acceptance testing in a CI/CD environment. 
  • Working knowledge of performing testing functions within an Agile development teams using Scrum & Kanban in conjunction with a working knowledge of providing technical expertise, e.g. proper use of test techniques / tools in appropriate cases.
  • A passion for web development and open source technologies as well as an awareness of using Git development workflows (e.g GitFlow).
  • Working knowledge of content management systems.

For specific responsibilities please review the attached position description. 

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. 

How to apply 

Apply before the advertised closing date 11:59pm on Monday, 17 June 2024. All applications should include: 

  • a resume; and 
  • a cover letter

In accordance with the Jobs and Skills Exchange Policy, Victorian Public Service employees are required to apply via the JSE for primary consideration access. 

Other relevant information 

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DGS has a COVID-19 Vaccination policy which strongly recommends all DGS employees be fully vaccinated.  

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. 

DGS actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. All roles at DGS can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 


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