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Technical Test Analyst, APS Level 5 and 6, Digital Strategy & Operations

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Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: APS Level 5, APS Level 6

About the team

The Business Licensing and Registration Services Team is a part of the Digital Strategy and Operations Division and is responsible for the IT development, delivery, management and support of a whole of government licensing service and Australian Government business registration service; supporting the government’s Digital Transformation Agenda and National Business Simplification Initiative.

The Business Registration Service (BRS) assists new and existing businesses by providing, on behalf of ATO and ASIC, a user centred transactional service that allows Australians to apply for all their necessary registrations to start and grow their business. While the Australian Business Licence & Information Service (ABLIS) is breaking down jurisdictional barriers by bringing together licensing, compliance and regulatory information at a Commonwealth, State, and Local level in an informational service to enable businesses and business intenders to identify the requirements for that business to start and grow regardless of the council or state in which they operate.

Our ideal candidate

Our team is looking for highly motivated APS 5/6 Technical Test Analysts who will enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment within a cross-functional agile team. We are passionate about putting our end-users and their needs at the centre of everything we do.

The positions are exciting opportunities to be part of a high functioning medium sized team committed to delivering high valued service improvements effectively and efficiently. You will engage positively with change, work in partnership with others and foster a culture of trust and transparency with all our stakeholders.

What you will do

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • performing a range of technical and manual testing activities to full-fill the testing requirements for web site and web service transactional testing
  • working as an effective member of an agile team including showing strong leadership, communication and organisational abilities
  • engaging and contributing across the branch and wider across the department to improve service delivery
  • effectively working with a range of products and frameworks including MS Visual Studio, Postman, MTM, continuous deployment and testing harnesses.


Demonstrated relevant experience working as a technical test analyst within an agile team, designing, developing and executing test scripts to support a range of specialist tests, both manual and automated.

Qualifications relevant to testing and experience in the mentioned software packages, would be highly desirable. 

To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

Security Clearance

These positions require a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.


This recruitment process is being used to fill current vacancies for ongoing APS5/6 positions. A merit pool may be established to fill future ongoing APS5/6 vacancies should they become available within 12 months from the advertised date. Candidates will be engaged commensurate with their relevant work experience and breadth and skill level.

How to apply

You are required to complete your application online. Aligning your responses with the above job description, provide:

  1. an explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role (limit your response to between 300 and 500 words)
  2. tell us about three (3) professional achievements within the last 5 years that you are proud of (limit your total response to between 300 and 500 words)

You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (Please note that CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format).

Contact information

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Pradeepa Nair via, or on 02 6102 8190.

Learn more about the department

The department’s Enterprise Agreement and policies provide for a flexible working environment to assist staff balance their work and home life. Staff and managers work together to balance the operating needs of the work unit with the needs of the individual. Options may include part time working arrangements, working from home or other arrangements as agreed by all parties.

The department is committed to a workplace culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, promotes diversity, embraces the unique skills and qualities of all our employees and is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining people with disability.

Select the links on the left-hand side of the page for more useful information about a career with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

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