Senior Test Consultant

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The role  
In this role, you will lead testing design and quality assurance methodologies on the data warehouse, Oracle Apex and test automation platforms to ensure applications are tested and assured for quality throughout the environments, from source systems to access provisioning. Acting as an internal test specialist consultant, you will liaise with project teams to correctly interpret testing requirements, providing leadership, advice, and clear communication of testing outcomes. Your responsibilities will include ensuring the implementation of quality testing methods that align with best practice ICT testing frameworks, encompassing strategies, policies, processes, templates, tools, and standards. You will also develop project Test Strategies and Test Plans within a requirements and risks-based testing and assurance framework, managing various types of testing in line with the Test Strategy, including the provision of test environments, technical support, and documentation reviews.

Furthermore, you will maintain an in-depth knowledge of testing and technical specialties, providing expert advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution. Leading the review of technical and business design requirements, you will identify alternative solutions and manage ICT testing resource requirements according to project schedules to meet project milestones. Ethical decision-making in achieving organizational goals is essential, and you will comply with and utilize contemporary human resource practices and policies, including workplace health and safety, ethical behaviour, equal employment opportunity, anti-discrimination, and Queensland Health's Code of Conduct.

The successful person
To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience working in the health industry, with expertise in software development within the statistical and data collection business domains being highly desirable. You should also have proven experience in planning system, acceptance, and automation tests, along with an excellent understanding of testing methodologies, tools, and techniques within large, complex IM/ICT programs or projects (SFIA Skill: TEST: Level 5).

Additionally, you will have demonstrated experience in implementing quality testing methods and frameworks to ensure testing integrity, as well as the ability to develop project test strategies, test products, and test cases (SFIA Skill: TEST: Level 5). You should also have experience in all phases of testing, including planning, resource allocation, cost management, scheduling, test deliverables, and auditability for large, complex IM/ICT programs or projects (SFIA Skill: TEST: Level 5).

About us
The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

The Healthcare Purchasing and System Performance (HPSP) Division purchases public health and social services from service providers to optimize health gains, reduce inequalities, and maximize the health system's efficiency and effectiveness. HPSP ensures health funding is used effectively to meet government priorities and achieve performance objectives outlined in agreements and contracts arising from purchasing decisions. As part of the commissioning role, the Division has responsibility for investing nearly $18 billion on behalf of the State and managing community services contracts to the value of approximately $280 million.

  • A fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development

How to apply
To apply for this opportunity:

  • Please submit your resume (including the details of two referees), and
  • A cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.


11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane Inner City
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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