Automation Tester

Up to three (3) ongoing Automation Tester Grade 5.2 positions are being offered in the Business Technology Services Division, in Melbourne CBD or Ballarat.
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Department: State Revenue Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5.2
Work Location: Multiple Locations
Reference: VG/SRO/EXAT/230123
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $114,830 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DOC 22 1352853 PD637 Automation Tester Grade 5.2 Business Technology Services.pdf (PDF, 186KB)

Contact: Trish Brown
03 9628 6170

Position Details

Automation Tester, Business Technology Services

  • Up to three (3) ongoing roles in the Business Technology Services Division
  • Salary $114,830 plus 10.5% superannuation – VPS Grade 5.2
  • Based in Melbourne CBD or Ballarat, with flexibility to work from home

What we offer

The State Revenue Office is the Victorian Government's revenue management agency, administering a range of taxes, duties, levies, grants and subsidies.

We aim to develop our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian community. We offer flexible working arrangements and a workplace culture that is rewarding and productive, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible and safe working environment. Find out more about working at the SRO at, or via our LinkedIn page.

The opportunity  

The Automation Tester is responsible for providing and supporting high quality testing automation services by developing automation frameworks, progression and regression automation test suites and reporting on automation.

Reporting to the Automation Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing, developing and supporting automation services for SRO modernisation deliveries and ongoing business activities
  • Providing leadership on the determination of standards of when to automate, ensuring best practice automation capability
  • Providing and leading services in cross functional teams in areas of test automation and CI/CD
  • Exploring contemporary technologies and managing and running Proof of Concepts (PoCs) to sustainably transform and uplift automation capability.

Who we are looking for

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the testing of computer systems and testing methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in the creation of automation frameworks and automation tools
  • Strong leadership, collaborative and interpersonal skills to manage, lead, engage and work with test team members and stakeholders across the Division
  • A sound understanding of, and experience in, agile delivery methodologies and software development life cycles
  • Experience in Salesforce and customer relationship management systems is highly desirable.

How to apply

Submit an application via the ‘Apply now' button by 11.59pm on Monday 6 February 2023. You will need to upload a resume and cover letter addressing all key selection criteria numbers in the position description.

More information

You can find out more about this role via the position description. You can also contact Trish Brown, Testing and Release Manager on 03 9628 6170.

If you need a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, email

Please note, as part of our selection process, we conduct pre-appointment checks including those related to references, identity, qualifications, work history, work visa, and police record history. SRO employees must provide evidence they are vaccinated against COVID-19 or are medically exempt.

This role may be subject to a probation period.

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