Role Overview:

Sensei has three main ways that we support value delivery to clients; Consulting (client projects, including learning and adoption), Product Development (IP and software products that we develop) and Client Care (ongoing support). This role is part of the Product Development team. The purpose of this role is to be the Sensei subject matter expert in the application of testing principles, practices and methodologies to ensure the ongoing quality assurance and improvement of software projects. As the Test Engineer you will validate the acceptance of requirements and actively seek to improve the certainty and rigour around test execution and the collection of testing data.

You will validate that software is delivered as designed. Creating detailed test cases and test plans you will ensure project requirements are met and collect supporting data and evidence to demonstrate this. You will seek to continuously improve testing practices, including test automation, and the establishment of better processes for ensuring quality outcomes. This role will require you to actively engage and collaborate with colleagues in order to ensure testing outcomes align with business and technical requirements. As a member of a fast paced, cross functional Agile team, you will be comfortable with contributing your technical expertise to all aspects of the Application Lifecycle, and actively collaborate and engage with colleagues and clients.

What your day may include:

  • The creation and maintenance of test plans and test cases, both internally at Sensei, and externally with our client base as part of projects.
  • The execution of manual tests to validate requirements are delivered as designed.
  • Establishment of reproduction scenarios and test cases for issues reported through our Client Care support and Project Delivery channels.
  • The collection and reporting of testing results and test data.
  • Ownership and management of testing environments and configurations.
  • The continuous deployment of automated testing techniques to increase efficiency and reliability of testing efforts.
  • Adherence to established testing methodologies and contribution to their ongoing evolution including mentoring and assisting colleagues with these processes as required.
  • Supporting all staff in the organisation across the Application Lifecycle and contributing domain knowledge and skills as necessary for our combined success.
  • Bring a strong IT background, preferably within a professional services vendor environment.
  • Perform product demonstrations of new and improved solutions to internal stakeholders.
  • Act professionally and effectively to represent Sensei.
  • Participate in a range of administrative, sales, marketing and other functions of the business.

Sound interesting? Here's the key skills you'll need to qualify:

  • 3+ years of Test Engineer/Analyst experience in an Agile framework.
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of testing practices and professional methodologies.
  • Experience managing test plans and developing complex test cases for software projects.
  • Thorough understanding of environment and configuration management as it relates to testing.
  • Preferred understanding of continuous integration and testing automation techniques.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Computer Science or comparable discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve.
  • Strong time management with the ability to manage multiple projects and competing client demands.
  • Possess an understanding of project management and financial management principles to be able to understand the language our clients use.
  • Attention to detail and an appreciation of the maintainability of a solution as well as its technical prowess.

Highly Desirable - Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate fine details.
  • Strong, passionate knowledge of the Microsoft stack, including the Power Platform, Teams, SharePoint, Project Online/Server, Office 365 and familiarity with project management tools.
  • Microsoft Certifications are highly desirable for this position.

Interested in applying? Here's what we value:

  • You genuinely want to make a difference to help improve the way our clients work, and you have a positive outlook on life.
  • You’re not afraid of hard work. Curly challenges. Sometimes inconvenient hours.
  • Perhaps you attend (or run) local user groups. In any case, you’re curious about how things work. You don’t pretend to know everything – and as a result, you are constantly learning.
  • People trust you. When you are handed a problem, they feel confident that you will resolve it.
  • You’re comfortable with change.
  • During your interview, you’ll be able to tell us the capital city of Bolivia 🙂
  • You’re going to write an amazing cover letter for this role.

... and here's how we roll at Sensei:

  • Structure the way you work using our flexible work arrangements.
  • We recognise that life is easier when cash flow is easy. That’s why we’ll pay you weekly – not fortnightly or monthly like other companies.
  • We’ll help you support your family – get up to 4 months Paid Parental Leave at full salary for primary carer (not including government-funded parental leave).
  • Be mentored and keep learning – grow your career – we want you to be with us for a long time.
  • Transparency – we’re open about what’s happening in the company, where it’s going, how it’s performing.
  • Stay Connected – BYOD policy, mobile allowances reimbursement program.
  • Get lots of extra goodies like food, drink, discounts and more.

Now it’s time to do something about it!  Go on, reach out and have an initial chat with us to learn more about the role and tackle any questions you may have to confirm Sensei is the right place for you and your talents.

About Sensei:

At Sensei Project Solutions we partner with clients to help them improve the way they work. We want our clients to be able to focus on the work that matters so they can achieve their individual and organisational goals. To do this, our focus is on creating market leading digital solutions for work and project management that bridge the gap between industry standards and technology. We are known for our expertise, our approachable working style and our leadership within the Microsoft productivity landscape. We are a profitable, growing, awesome place to work that everyone at Sensei is proud of. Things you should know about us before applying to join:

  • We’re growing. You won’t be the “new person” for long 🙂
  • We’re a friendly and fun bunch. We work hard.
  • We have high expectations, but we’ll make sure we help you meet them.
  • We are a Microsoft Gold Partner and deeply connected to the Microsoft Product Community.

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