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Test Analyst - Newcastle

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

This position is part of an established team to launch a new end to end technology solution for our employees and clients.  Supporting the development and implementation of new systems by coordinating user based testing including identifying testing requirements, scripting test cases, preparing and executing user based testing in the business and identifying defects / issues for re-design.  This 12 Month Maximum Term Contract based in our Newcastle Head Office.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing project specific test management documentation
  • Executing test cases for all assigned projects/enhancements
  • Raising any defects found during test and escalating in accordance with set procedures
  • Tracking progress of allocated test designs and test cases to ensure testing deadlines will be met
  • Consulting on testing matters to business and IT Project Managers

Skills & Experience

  • Previous IT testing experience
  • Previous experience writing test scripts
  • Experience with JIRA and agile projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Strong work ethic

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Opportunity to join one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • Great tax benefits, Monthly rostered days off
  • 12 month maximum term contract - Newcastle

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Test Analyst - Newcastle enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA).

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