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EMBM Software QA Tester

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Canberra

The Company

Sigma Bravo, a KBR Company is a specialist provider of ICT services focused specifically on military operations and information management. Sigma Bravo has an unparalleled reputation with our clients for delivering quality systems and services in military aviation mission planning environments, operational support, training, software development, systems implementation and capability realisation.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated Software QA Tester to join a multi-partnered agile project team for the development of a Joint Electromagnetic Battle Management System in support of Defence. The Joint Electromagnetic Battle Management System supports the conduct of operations through the provision of data, modelling, visualisations and decision support tools for the electromagnetic environment. This includes a consolidated view of capabilities and threats across the Joint Force and in use within the operational area.

The Role

As the Software QA Tester your responsibilities will include:

  • Development and execution of test procedures
  • Contributing to all Agile software development sprint events
  • Contributing to the test strategy and process delivery
  • Action test coordination with software developers
  • Reporting of defects and confirmation of defect resolutions
  • Development of web service and UI driven test scripts
  • Focusing on the quality of the resulting product, by ensuring all pescribed quality processes have been complied with.
  • Validation of acceptance criteria and leading design on test risk scenarios outside of the written acceptance criteria
  • Identifying and managing risks / issues in relation to software testing.
  • Work collaboratively, within a distributed team to integrate different features in the EMBM Product for Sigma Bravo clients.

Due to the nature of Sigma Bravo's work, all applicants must have the ability to obtain a minimum of NV1 Security Clearance (usually only granted to Australian Citizens).

To be successful in this role you will need the following essential skills/experience:

  • Engineering and/or IT qualifications
  • 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience producing technical documentation and recording test result
  • Experience in developing test plans to acceptance criteria from high level user requirements, existing application or other sources.
  • Experience in choosing appropriate test techniques
  • Experience contributing as part of an Agile team
  • Experience setting up test environments and performing test execution
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, to technical and non-technical personnel
  • Strong analytical skills with a methodical team focused approach
  • [Desired] Experience testing in a web software development environment
  • [Desired] Certification as Software Tester (ISTQB)
  • [Desired] Basic knowledge of, or experience writing, SQL queries
  • [Desired] Experience working to military software testing/documentation standards
  • [Desired] Knowledge of Defence systems
  • [Desired] Demonstrated experience of web service testing through efficient configuration, execution, and reporting
  • [Desired] Experience in supporting technologies for testing such as Jira / Azure DevOps + Extension / Apps, Confluence, Postman / SoapUI, HP Quality Centre, etc.

Our people are what makes Sigma Bravo a great company. Our composite teams create agile solutions to promptly resolve complex problems. The teams are assembled to provide the right mix of skills to get the job done.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Fill out the EOI form below to forward an up-to-date CV.


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