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Test Lead

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Work type: Full time, Full Time - Flexible
Location: VIC - Melbourne CBD
Categories: Technology

  • New way of thinking about testing- CICD
  • Shape testing strategy
  • Lead and grow a team

About the Role

The Test Lead- Digital Foundations will provide test leadership at a Delivery Stream (Scrum & Release Train) level across all technologies including mobile, android and websites. This role will work closely with the Head of Testing to form testing guilds, ensuring end-to-end testing activities are performed in alignment to test frameworks and methodologies.

AGL wants to change how we do testing, with a focus on test automation, enabling faster delivery, through to production.  We are seeking a Test Lead who will look differently at test automation, who has experience in CICD tools and a DevOps mentality.  We offer a stimulating environment with exciting technical and core digital initiatives that will offer exciting problems to solve as you help create the test strategy. 

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the testing of IT solutions within assigned delivery stream to ensure they meet business requirements and comply with all relevant standards
  • Responsible for managing and coaching a team of Testers to leverage best practice frameworks and tooling to uplift test capability
  • Accountable for managing the design, implementation, and execution of end-to-end testing activities in the Delivery Stream
  • Oversees the definition, documentation and approval of test strategies / approach, test plans in line with defined project outcomes
  • Manages the progress of testing activities throughout the testing lifecycle and remediation activities to address risks and issues
  • Oversight of Testers ensuring appropriate quality assurance, validation and testing activities are undertaken, as well as ensuring new/changed services are integrated appropriately into the existing environment
  • Close collaboration with the Test Function to ensure all testing activities are conducted with rigour and precision in alignment with AGL’s testing methodologies, standards and processes
  • Working with closely with the Test Function and Engineering to define and embed effective test automation capabilities
  • Collaborate with DevOps, Release & Platform Management teams to ensure that environments meet requirement to effectively execute testing
  • Collaborate with the Development Practice Lead, Development Manager and Solution Design team to ensure that a test-driven approach is taken to in execution. Implement and optimise practices that ensure defects are caught early in the development / test lifecycle

About you

  • Experience gained in a hands-on Testing role
  • Experience managing Test or Development teams on large transformation program
  • Experience working in scaled agile (ideally SAFe) environment
  • Experience working in a mature CI/CD environment with high focus on test automation
  • Experience working across multiple test automation tools
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Computer Science of similar discipline

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be working in an A-grade building with state of the art activity based working facilities. Being supported by our new flexible ways of working. We call it Smarter Working.

You’ll get the opportunity to work with some of the most engaged and innovative in the business. Being exposed to more opportunities to advance your skills and career.

Working in a company the size of ours the sky’s the limit for your career aspirations and we’re focused on investing in you.

30% employee discount on usage and service charges for AGL gas and electricity.

About us 

It truly is an exciting time to be part of AGL Energy as we lead the way in generating sustainable energy solutions for all Australians.  With a heritage of over 175 years and listed in the top 50 companies on the ASX, AGL offers a genuinely diverse, safe, and supportive work environment, where "actions not words" fosters a culture of achievement and personal development.

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Embrace a change where your actions will make a difference. Apply today!

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