Senior Test Lead

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system for all users. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/XT1605499
Closing Date: 27-May-2022
Salary Range: $125,893 - $168,473
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Senior Test Lead PD.pdf (PDF, 174KB)

Contact: Liz Pollock

Position Details

Senior Test Lead

Salary range - $125,893 - $168,473 per annum plus superannuation

Employment type - Ongoing

Usual work location - Kew

About the role

The Senior Test Lead sits within the Technology Programs and Products Branch and is the domain lead for all aspects associated with application testing. The Senior Test Lead is responsible for defining the strategy for the different verticals of testing: Dynamics, digital, automation and functional testing. Working with team members, they are responsible for resource planning and the management, and execution of testing to assure the quality of deliverables for business stakeholders.

About You

As our ideal applicant, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills: 

• Resource allocation – The Senior Test Lead effectively collaborated with the BA and Test Resource Manager on the allocation of resources to projects and ensured resources followed the project delivery framework standards set by the Transport Program Management Office.

• Test Preparation – Test environments have been established and test data has been well prepared.

• Test Lifecycle – The Senior Test Lead has ensured that resources completed test artefacts such as test plans appropriate to the testing vertical, kept the business abreast of test progress and test results agreed with business representative prior to implementation.

• Stakeholder Management –effectively collaborated with testers, business stakeholders, vendors and other third parties to ensure satisfactory completion of system, integration, and acceptance testing. Test automation has beenapplied as agreed with stakeholders.

• Effective People Leadership – The incumbent has provided effective leadership, people management and support to their team. Staff are engaged with high levels of cohesion and commitment and are delivering on the services required.

For further detail regarding the position, please refer to the PD attached.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

How to apply

Applications should include a resume and a cover letter.  Applications close 11.59pm 27th May 2022.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Liz Pollock on 0418 302 855 or email:

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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