Test Analyst

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ1058SEP2022
Closing Date: 02-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: until 30 June 2023
Attachments: Test Analyst, SDS DJ1058 - Postion Description (September 2022) (1).pdf (PDF, 223KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mark Lynch on 0430 041 219

Position Details

  • Utilise your test management expertise to provide support and advice to the Fines and Enforcement Service branch.
  • Fixed term until 30.06.2023 , Full-Time Opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 5: $103,920 - $125,735 plus superannuation.


About the Business Unit

The Fines and Enforcement Services (FES) business unit within the Department of Justice and Community Safety (the Department) provides end-to-end management of infringement matters to the Victorian Government and a range of external enforcement agencies. The management and enforcement of infringements is critical to the effective and efficient operation of the criminal justice system in Victoria. The criticality of this function has been elevated following the introduction of Victoria's Fines Reform Act 2014 (the Fines Reform Act), which will transition Victoria to a wholly administrative fines recovery model.


About the Role

The Test Analyst is responsible for test analysis, design and execution of User Acceptance Testing. They will be required to assist in the Fines Reform business domain and document its business, processes or systems, assessing the business model and its integration with technology. The Test Analyst acts as a liaison among stakeholders to understand the structure, policies, and operations of the organisation, and recommends solutions that enable the organisation to achieve its goals.

Some of your duties may include:

  • Develop test plans with the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
  • Prepare and execute test scenarios and test cases.
  • Maintain test case versus test data matrix.
  • Complete interface testing and create/execute SQL queries and XML data files progression where required.


About You

As out ideal candidate you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A high level of expertise and experience with best practice test management tools, processes, and methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of testing theory, methods, techniques and tools, and proven experience of integration testing and User Acceptance Testing in both Agile and Waterfall Delivery models.
  • Application testing experience with a strong emphasis on custom build solutions, from test planning through to test execution, with demonstrated knowledge of challenges and ICT trends.
  • Experience working in a senior testing role, preparing a range of testing materials such as test plans, test status reports and checklists.
  • Strong knowledge & experience in Software Testing Lifecyle (STLC) including defect management.
  • Exposure to automation testing tools is desirable.


  • Related tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience is desirable.


How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. 

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.


  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.



The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.  

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19.  

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of all doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time). 

Acceptable evidence includes: 

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account) 

  1. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) 

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.  

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