senior/lead qa engineer in Wellington

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shane gooch, randstad
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Volpara Health Technologies (ASX:VHT) is an award winning industry leader in Digital Health Products with the goal of reducing the cost and increasing the quality and efficiencies of breast cancer screening internationally.

With many global customers including a strong presence in the United States they are in an excellent position to continue to grow their core research, development and ICT capabilities within in New Zealand.

The Team

Join a highly collaborative and Agile team where trust is a key factor to their high performance. There is a deep understanding that everyone produces quality work to build some amazing products, Volpara’s Flagship Product ‘VolparaEnterprise’ for example.

Based on Microsoft’s robust Azure data technology, the VolparaEnterprise software provides quick and easy Constant Quality metrics and breast-specific key performance indicators (KPIs) through dynamic, interactive dashboards.

The Position

As a Senior/Lead Quality Assurance Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assess technical system level diagram and think about both the functional and non-functional testing requirements and the test strategy for that system.
  • Working with key stakeholders to make continuous improvements to the test strategy (manual and automation) across the lifetime of key products, including design reviews, unit, functional, system, performance, security and acceptance testing.
  • Defining the scope of functional and non-functional testing within the context of each release, balancing risk against timeframes and manual against automated testing.
  • Ensure appropriate product test plans, acceptance criteria and test cases are prepared for each release in accordance to the scope.
  • Maintain test assets
  • Carry out automated and manual testing activities, consistent with ISTQB practice.
  • During development monitor test execution and ensure results are recorded.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the risk registers for projects you work on.

The Person

As an experienced Senior Quality Assurance professional or awesome Senior Test Engineer you will be a naturally collaborative and driven professional who is passionate about working in a team environment. We are looking for an individual who is comfortable communicating with customers and leaders and who can champion the Continuous Test and quality initiatives across an organisation to improve product quality and reliability outcomes.

Ideally you will have:

  • ISTQB qualifications and experience of both waterfall and agile test environments.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a Continuous Delivery and Test environment.
  • Experience of defining and evolving test strategies, tools and frameworks in a continuous delivery environment to improve processes.
  • Experience of clarifying functional and non-functional requirements and the test requirements to fulfil these.
  • Experience of writing test plans and test cases and know what a good test case should look like.
  • Experiencing of mentoring teams and getting the most out of them.
  • The ability to push back and argue your case if you don’t agree with what’s being done.
  • A proactive approach and will always suggest options to solve problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and can tailor complex information for consumption by customers.

Why Volpara

You will be working with an organisation full of people who believe in making a difference to the health industry. You will have a competitive salary package including employer Kiwisaver contributions and also be given opportunities to prove yourself and develop your career. They have new offices to accommodate their future growth and a great Senior Leadership team that are dedicated to the company’s and your success.


For more information please contact Shane Gooch on 04 494 1329 or e-mail to Your application will be held in strict confidence.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification