Test Manager

Job Title: Test Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/009073_1640216945
Contact Name: Chins Christopher
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 23, 2021 12:49

Job Description

ASAP Start | Canberra Location

Initial contract for 6 months with 24 months extension

NV1 clearance


A federal government client is seeking a Test Manager to develop and deploy a fit for purpose Disaster Recover (DR) capability to support their Unified Gateway, that enables secure reliable information exchanges between the secret environments and external networks.

The required personnel should have the right expertise and experience, to

  1. design, test and implement a fit for purpose Software Defined Gateway as a Proof of Concept (PoC) for DR Capability;
  2. deploy the PoC, as high availability, auto fail-over system, with all necessary interfaces, development, test, pre-production & production environments, with the required controls (security, monitoring, logging) and back-up requirements; and
  3. augment the existing Gateway Sustainment team to manage ongoing business as usual engineering & ICT support (obsolescence management, change and configuration management).

The key responsibilities include:

  • Validate initial high level concept for a fully featured DR Capability, including physical connections and interfacing systems requirements;
  • Review and advise on client identified location(s) and architecture for the future DR Capability;
  • Review, advise and document the impact of the DR Capability on any existing services and infrastructure, including backup, archiving and management environments;
  • Directly contribute to governance and reporting documentation (including but not limited to technical reports, Issues and Risks registers, high level reports, and other governance reports);

The successful applicant would be required to have:

  • Experience developing Test Strategies and Test Plans for complex capability;
  • Experience executing Test Plans and triaging defects according to priority and functionality;
  • Proven ability to estimate test effort required for complex projects; and
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills.
  • Prior technical Gateway experience with other similar sized organisations;
  • Understanding of strategic network architecture and information systems security;
  • ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager certification or similar;
  • Business maturity, rapport, credibility and dependability dealing with senior customer management;
  • Strong commitment to achieving results; and
  • A well-developed knowledge of ITIL practices, processes and formal ITIL qualifications.

About the Company:

FinXL fosters a high-performing, inclusive workplace built on a foundation of excellence, respect and dignity. We take corporate social responsibility seriously through our ongoing activities with communities and staff involvement in these efforts. We are committed to environmentally friendly practices in both our own operations and our work with clients.

To be considered please send applications or contact Chins on 02 6243 6409 to discuss further.

FinXL does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

FinXL encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.