Randstad Technologies is a focused team with a keen eye on future change in Technology, Digital Transformation and Experience. In partnership with Tait Communications, we are seeking technical talent for a number of new positions in Software Engineering, Testing and DevOps.Tait Communications is a global leader in designing and delivering critical communications solutions which are the right fit for a variety of industries, including public safety agencies, government services, utilities, extractive industries, and urban transport providers.Across the world, users of Tait products and services are better able to protect themselves and the public, be more responsive and more productive.We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Technical Test Analyst to join our client's high performing engineering team in Christchurch.The role is primarily involved in Design, Implementation, Technical Testing and Test Automation on key projects. The focus will be on a core networking product, but you will also be integrating/interfacing with other product lines and working collaboratively across several teams.You will have the opportunity to apply a range of different test methodologies including exploratory testing within a range of different contexts (e.g., bench testing, system testing, field trials, load & soak testing).Our client prides themselves in the extensive testing that they perform prior to the release of new products to the market. Projects therefore are complex and challenging. This allows you to work in cross-functional, agile, development teams, where you will be exposed to a diverse range of learning opportunities, supporting both personal and professional development.Experience, qualifications and personal qualities sought include:A tertiary qualification in Software Engineering, Telecommunications, or similar.Appropriate industry experience in a range of testing methodologies.Being a flexible team player with a positive attitudeHaving an inquisitive mind, with strong problem solving and analytical skillsEager to learn and able to switch context rapidly to meet business needsPassionate about continuous improvement to maintain the high quality our clients' demand. Experience and required skills neededExposure to commercial product testing for 5+ yearsTesting/debugging/trouble shooting of Enterprise Core NetworksExperience in Network capture/analysis tools like WiresharkExposure to Network set up & configuration.Working knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stackProficient with python programmingExperience in Test Automation methodologies and tools (e.g. BDD)Exposure to the full lifecycle of commercial product developmentLoad/Soak Testing of Core networksWorking knowledge of contemporary CI/CD tool sets (e.g. Jenkins, Git, AWS)This is a fantasic opportunity to progress your career with growing business that has a team culture that is second to none. Benefits on offer include:State of the art office facilities with free onsite parkingHealth insurance for you and your familyAnnual flu vaccinationsExtra sick leave in your first yearOnsite gym and café facilitiesLong service benefitsAn extremely active social clubIf this sounds like you then please APPLY NOW.Applicants must have a valid work visa, permanent residency or NZ citizenship to be considered. Due to COVID 19 MIQ restrictions, overseas applicants will not be considered at this time.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.