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Test Lead

Whizdom Recruitment

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Our client is currently seeking an experienced Test Lead - Azure Cloud and Automation Engineer/Architect to join an ongoing project delivering operational capabilities to clients. The successful candidate will work with the projects current Solutions Architect to drive and deliver an expansion of services to the Azure platform, as well as work within the current AWS platform providing Automation capabilities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving innovation, ideating and facilitating the implementation of the system design, meeting our customer requirements withing the Azure domain.


  • 5+ years as an Azure Cloud and Automation Engineer/Architect
  • Experience working in a highly secure domain
  • Minimum NV1 preferable NV2 security clearance
  • Experienced in driving implementation and delivery of projects.
  • Strong Experienced in Automation ie Ansible and GIT
  • Designing and developing test automation scripts
  • Review functional and technical requirements, perform research and analysis of test data as required for test examination to ensure products are fully usable and acceptable for release
  • Using test automation guidelines
  • Researching issues in software through testing
  • Collaborating with Developers to develop solutions
  • Supporting and guiding developers as part of Test Driven Development approach
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Automation Testing matters
  • Participates in the E2E design, development, integration and testing of platforms and services
  • Conduct backlog refinement and task estimation

Essential Experience

  • Demonstrated experience developing and executing test automation scripts
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems
  • NV1 with the ability to pass additional security assessments
  • Strong Experienced in Automation ie Ansible and GIT

Desirable Experience

  • Experience delivering testing as part of a CI/CD pipeline following a DevSecOps approach
  • Experience with GIT or equivalent code management tools
  • Working in Agile teams
  • Experience in Government Secure Environments
  • Working with network monitoring  and security monitoring platforms
  • Experience testing infrastructure as code
  • Working in a project environment – below the line

Desirable Qualities

  • Able to build strong rapport with team members and genuinely care about their success
  • Proven ability to work to a project schedule and achieve successful client-focused outcomes
  • Strong communication abilities and able to communicate with clients autonomously
  • Security-first mindset
  • Positive attitude towards change, continuous improvement and incrementally helping others.
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Desire to continue their own learning journey

Location and Contract Term
This role is based in Canberra with an estimated start date as soon as possible for 12 months with extensions possible.  

Security Requirements
Applicants must be Australian Citizens who hold NV1 security clearance currently.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume to apply. Applications close Thursday 2 June at 5pm.  We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates. Call Connie Bellam on 0480 002 453 for any further information.

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Job details
Date posted
19 May 2022
Information Technology
Testing & Quality Assurance
$170k ~ $187k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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