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Senior Test Analyst - Auckland

Who we are
We’re on a mission to reinvent the way homes, cities and communities are powered.

Our people are creating a new energy future where power will flow through brilliant infrastructure, smart technology and clever systems. It’s all about providing greater access to more affordable, reliable, sustainable energy.

Electric vehicles, renewables and next-gen batteries will all play a part. But it’s more than that; to truly shift the dial on decarbonisation we need the best and the brightest to capitalise on the convergence of technology, sustainability and customer focus that forms the basis of our strategy.

We’ve done great things already, join us and help us do even more.

 

Purpose

The purpose of this role is to provide a significant contribution to the testing of solutions developed for Vector and provide information on their quality.  The solutions produced will range from defect fixes on existing systems to the creation of new solutions using a mixture of bespoke and off-the-shelf software.  Furthermore, this role is responsible for ensuring the software development life cycle (SDLC) is followed and the solutions developed follow industry standard best practices.

 

Accountabilites & Objectives

Methodology, Policy and Process

  • Testing software in accordance with the SDLC, Quality Assurance policy, Governance frameworks and following appropriate industry standard best practices.

  • Creating and maintaining test documentation using defined test documentation templates.

  • Update defect/request management systems in a timely manner.

  • Keeping up to date with the latest technologies and processes around testing and software development and sharing this knowledge with the development and test teams.

  • Pro-actively contribute to Vectors’ values by providing recommendations and support on areas such as business analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and support.

 

Delivery & Execution

  • Accountable for the design and execution of test plans against the hardware and/or software solutions.

  • Preparation and review of specifications, design and test documentation, ensuring all testing processes are well documented.

  • Employing and promoting best practices and project lifecycle methodologies through the analysis, specification, execution and documentation of all tests.

  • Ensuring core regression processes and systems are in place and reviewed during the lifecycle of the product and services.

  • Delivering within agreed timescales whenever possible, immediately raising issues with management and colleagues.

  • Understanding and contributing to feature requirements, recommending appropriate testing methods and providing work estimates.

  • Building, sharing and retaining critical in-depth knowledge of the systems developed and maintained.

  • Review test documentation as appropriate to ensure adherence to the business requirements and standards.

  • Play a key role in driving Functional Testing as per the Test Strategy.

 

What we can offer you

We take pride in our vision and values, working together to create a new energy future.   

You'll be joining a dynamic company that provides the ideal career environment for individuals with high calibre experience and skills. You'll be offered a competitive salary, a range of great benefits, and the opportunity to grow your skills and make a real difference in a supportive, high-performing team.

Vector engages a workforce made up of individuals with diverse skills, values, backgrounds and experiences. Vector respects and values people who are different from each other, including gender, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, race and religion.