Software Testing Automation Specialist

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Join our Process Automation team based in Leederville
  • Develop your career with exposure to a number of high-profile initiatives
  • 2-year opportunity with flexible work arrangements – from $127,902 + Super + Benefits

About the role

As a Software Testing Automation Specialist at Water Corporation, you’ll be one of our 800 professionals who work with 7 different groups, 50 functions, and 3,800 employees every day. This is an opportunity to work alongside and learn from creative, talented colleagues, who bring a range of diverse perspectives to work each day.

Your days are interesting, varied and challenging. We are introducing a new testing capability to the business, including test automation. You will be in the unique position to influence and embed the growth and development of both our new in-house testing capability, and our existing process automation solutions.

You’ll work closely with our application custodians and Test Manager to ensure that our Test Automation approach aligns to industry best practise, both in testing and automation.

At Water Corporation we offer flexible working, providing you an opportunity to work a mix of both home and at our office in Leederville, creating a better balance for you.

What the role will involve

  • Work closely with application custodians to identify use cases for test automation aligning to industry best practise.
  • Undertaking benefit and ROI analysis to understand our contribution to efficiency targets
  • Create test approaches including scripting, deployment and maintenance of test automation
  • Create solution design documentation, and identify and capture CIs for our architecture and Service Delivery systems
  • Perform regular maintenance and upliftment of automation test scripts to reflect application changes
  • Perform system integration testing, production validation testing and facilitate user acceptance testing of our automation
  • Provide Level 2 and 3 support for testing automation; and coach / mentor business analysts to provide Level 1.5 support

Key skills and experience

TOSCA automation software experience will be required for this role. Experience with Automation Anywhere and UiPath and performance testing tools like JMeter, NeoLoad, Loadrunner will be advantageous.

It would be great if you have your ISTQB qualification or have exposure to formal testing approaches from a Business Analysis or other relevant IT qualification. You will need to demonstrate practical application of functional automation, establishing frameworks, test scripting and script maintenance. Well-developed stakeholder engagement and influencing skills will be important in this role.

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Applications close 15 October 2023

As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

Diversity and inclusion are more than words. They guide us on building a thriving workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community.

We encourage applications from every background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth, LGBTQIA+ folks and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applicants with disability who require adjustments, or alternative methods of communication in the recruitment process, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 9420 2000.

To read our diversity and inclusion statement, please visit our website

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