Test Lead

Brisbane, Australia
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Division of Information Technology Services

(ITS) at The University of Queensland provides an information environment that supports the teaching, learning, research and engagement objectives of the University and contributes positively to the student experience and the University’s reputation, in line with our values of excellence, creativity thinking, honesty, support, respect and diversity.

It delivers network, systems and IT infrastructure support to the University, and application development. Also located within ITS, is the internationally recognised network security group, AusCERT, which provides Internet security services throughout Australia and New Zealand. 

ITS manages core networks not only for the whole of The University of Queensland, but also works with other Queensland universities to manage access to the national university network (AARNet). ITS also operates research computing infrastructure and hosts many of the University’s largest servers.

For further information visit our website www.its.uq.edu.au

Information for Prospective Staff

Information about life at UQ including staff benefits, relocation and UQ campuses is available at - http://www.uq.edu.au/current-staff/working-at-uq

The role

The successful appointee will be developing test strategies, test plans, schedules and procedures based on requirements and specifications through working with the business. Liaising with stakeholders to coordinate testing, managing defects including reporting and tracking and develop and maintain all test documentation and prepare regular test status reports.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines. You should have experience and/or significant knowledge in; creating well-designed and reusable test cases, perform and coordination testing activities, systems testing, integration testing and UAT testing. Strong exposure to Tools including Jira, Confluence, and test management tools – Silk Central, Zephyr, HP ALM, are essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, 12 months fixed term appointment at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883.65 - $89,559.15 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $89,662.59 - $98,067.27 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Test Lead PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Anand Veeramallu on a.veeramallu@uq.edu.au

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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