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Backend Test Engineer

Backend Test Engineer

Req ID:  35963
Department:  Tech ANZx
Division:  Technology
Location:  Melbourne

About the role

As a Backend Quality Engineer, your mission is to help design and deliver a modern banking platform and support the suite of services that provide simple and secure ways for our customers to engage with the bank.


Your mission is to help design and deliver customer experiences that empower our customers and partners to interact seamlessly with ANZ with high levels of trust.


You’ll employ your testing and engineering skills to help reshape how we deliver high-quality customer experiences faster and more efficiently to our customers, and will bring a creative, customer focused mindset to the role.

What will your day look like

  • ​Working with your squad, other teams and business services to define and deliver a radically improved banking experiences for our customers

  • Collaborate with the product owner, engineers, analysts and other people in your squad to identify risks early and help fix bugs as they arise, improving quality from the outset - test early and test often

  • Coach engineers to have test driven development approaches to avoid coding defects

  • Design test approaches and optimise test execution across functional and non-functional coverage

  • Build scripts and tools to implement and continuously improve test outcomes

  • Identify opportunities for testing continuous improvement and implement solutions to perform more effective and efficient testing

  • Ensure the necessary hygiene for test case creation, script creation, test execution and defect logging in a system

  • Refine acceptance criteria and provide estimates for work

  • Assess regression test coverage and develop practical and effective test strategies to maximise the coverage with automation

  • Provide testing expertise and advice to other team members to develop automation testing approaches that deliver the greatest benefit and coverage, with least amount of maintenance and support

  • Ensure team collaboration using JIRA, Confluence and other tools

What will you bring?

  • Relevant experience in Testing and developing QA automation framework/solution design and implementation

  • Exposure to DevOps and Continuous Integration tools like Cloudbuilder, Docker, Jenkins etc.

  • Experience with at least one programming language (Java, JavaScript, Python, Kotlin, Swift, Ruby)

  • Exposure to Cloud Infrastructure deployments/ design (Azure/ AWS/ Google)

  • Hands on experience with API test automation using libraries such as Rest-Assured, Axios, Requests etc

  • Experience in using test management tools like JIRA, etc.

  • Relevant experience working in a complex integrated Banking environment

  • Exposure contracts testing and mocking

  • Have a proven track-record in Agile Delivery – preferably within the digital space but definitely putting features in the hands of customers

So, why join us?

At Engineering@ANZx we have a ‘you build it, you run it’ culture. So for the products and platforms you help build, you’ll get to take ownership for ensuring they launch and run smoothly for our customers, giving you real exposure to the full lifecycle. To support this, our Engineers may need to operate during non-standard hours, ensuring continued service and/or being available to support technical outages.


We’re reinventing the way we do banking, and our community of collaborative, innovative thinkers who create human centred solutions are helping us get there. We’re responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter and helping people achieve incredible things – be it buying their home, building a business or saving for things big or small.

We support our people by providing a range of flexible working options so they can work in the way that best suits them. We encourage you to talk to us about your need for flexibility and any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself.

Develop your career, work in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated and create a great place to grow, thrive and belong.


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