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  • Immediate start role for an intermediate/senior technical tester
  • Work for a well-established government department
  • 6 Month contract
What’s in it for me?
This role offers the chance to work in fantastic teams, in a dynamic workplace, with a flexible and supportive work environment. This government department is constantly evolving and undertaking new projects. You will be working amongst a group of people from a variety of backgrounds with a wide range of skills, experience, and education. This workplace offers a collaborative and friendly work environment.

What would I be doing?
You will be working in a cross functional agile environment. You will be writing automated tests using Python, and write further tests in Python that are integrated with a CI engine (Jenkins). You will be responsible for adding code to an already set up test framework to create regression tests that validate data transformations being performed by a set of ETL tools and machine learning models written in R.

What do I need?
We are looking for applicants who demonstrate:
  • At least 2 years of commercial software testing experience
  • A strong track record of technical exploratory testing in complex integration solutions involving integration of “big” data sets (SQL databases) and REST APIs
  • Proficiency with SQL scripting (can read SQL code for data warehouse queries, understand complex database schemas and can write SQL code to join multiple tables, retrieve data)
  • A track record of being self-driven and able to collaborate with technical & business users, in a cross functional environment
  • Experience in working with cross functional agile teams (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Experience with testing ETL outputs would be an advantage
  • Experience with an object oriented programming language (Python preferable)
We are looking for someone who can start immediately. Working and living rights in New Zealand necessary. Contract until the end of October 2019.

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