OAT Test Lead
30th March, 2022

As Senior Non-Functional Test Manager, you will be responsible for leading & managing the performance & other non-functional teams for delivering large programs of work spanning multiple releases. You will be required to provide the strategic direction to the team to deliver best-in-class innovation and facilitate efficient & high-quality test delivery.

In addition to the delivery-focused responsibilities, you will be accountable for defining and implementing a Non-Functional Testing capability for Quality Engineering Practice.


Provide technical leadership and strategic direction in building out the testing non-functional frameworks based on a specific set of guiding principles, architectural recommendations, standards, and best practices.

  • Identifying and navigating industry trends and new technology in non-functional testing where applicable.
  • Liaising with development and dev-ops architects to set automation standards and govern compliance around those standards. The non-functional lead will act as a technology evangelist and educate the non-functional test analysts across the enterprise on the guiding principles, architecture, standards, and best practices.
  • Lead a core top talent team of SMEs to build a non-functional test automation framework including various architectural levels of parent scripts, child scripts, high and low-level function libraries, test data, and business rules.
  • Design and develop enterprise-wide, re-usable testing productivity components, frameworks, and accelerators based on the specified recommendations while maintaining focus on details and a wide perspective across multiple lines of business.
  • Define Continuous Integration frameworks to integrate automated testing into the daily development process and deployment pipeline.
  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction for the Non-Functional team.
  • Demonstrate deep thinking and thought leadership capabilities in combination with a vision for how complex framework design elements can combine and communicate in a reusable/modular approach to achieve elegant but focused implementations/solutions to complex testing or validation problems across multiple enterprise applications.
Mandatory Skills
Be an Australian Citizen
  • Be eligible to obtain an AGSVA baseline security clearance or already have an AGSVA baseline security clearance
  • Understanding of non-functional testing design techniques, methods, and approaches
  • Hands-on experience authoring, building and adopting large-scale and robust non-functional frameworks across user interfaces, back-end integration, and databases.
  • Exceptional communication skills (across a variety of stakeholders)
  • The ability to understand and assimilate different points of view.
  • A strong desire to work with people in a team-focused environment.
  • Have prior exposure working in an AGILE environments/teams using methodologies such as SCRUM, KANBAN, XP, and exposure to supporting tools.
  • Strong knowledge of testing cycles, test tools, and defect tracking processes.
  • Experience in developing & delivering enterprise-wide testing strategies & plans
  • Demonstrated experience in leading & successfully delivering large testing programs

•          Experience with leading large-scale test automation implementations to provide Continuous Testing

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