Software Tester

  • Westlakes Recruitment
  • New Zealand
  • 30/04/2021
EOI - Expression of Interest ICT

Job Description

UNIT GROUP 2613 SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS 


SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand: 

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

      • researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
      • identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
      • testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
      • writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
      • writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
      • providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades

 


261314 SOFTWARE TESTER


Specifies, develops and writes test plans and test scripts, produces test cases, carries out regression testing, and uses automated test software applications to test the behaviour, functionality and integrity of computer software, and documents the results of tests in defect reports and related documentation.

Skill Level: 1

Qualifications:

One of the following:
- Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Computer Engineering) or (Computer and Electronic Engineering) or (Computer Systems Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronics and Communication Engineering) or (Electronics and Computer Engineering) or (Electronic/s and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours) (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Information Sciences with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Software and Information Technology with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor in Computer Generated Imagery (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Animation (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Information Systems (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Management
- Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Computer and Information Services (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing Systems (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing, Communications and Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Creative Software (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Digital Technologies (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information & Communication Technologies (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Software and Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) (NZQF Level 7)
- A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification with a
minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in one of the following focus areas: Business Information Systems, Computational Intelligence, Computational Modelling, Computer and Electronic Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Mobile Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Database Architecture, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics, Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Electronics and Computer Engineering, Electronics and Computer Systems, Electronic Engineering, Information and Communications Technology, Information Management, Information Science, Information Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, Internet Technology, IT Service Science, Multi-Media, Multi-Media and Web
Development, Networks, Network and Communication Engineering, Networks and Security, Network Engineering, Programming, Software and Information Technology, Software Development, Software Engineering, Systems Design, Systems Development, or Telecommunications
- A Seoul Accord accredited undergraduate (initial) degree
- A qualification comparable to NZQF Level 7 or higher, with a letter from IT Professionals New Zealand certifying that the applicant’s degree and any further learning meet the educational requirements towards
Chartered IT Professional New Zealand status
AND
a minimum of three years' relevant post-qualification work experience.