First listed on: 13 March 2024

Test Manager Infrastructure


  • Superb opportunity for seasoned Infrastructure Test Manager to lead testing for an extensive technology program.
  • Drive Functional and Non-Functional Testing (Load, Performance, Fail Over/Disaster Recovery)
  • 2 Year Fixed Term Salaired Contract

As a Program Test Manager, with IT Enterprise Testing Services team, you will be responsible for driving Testing across an infrastructure uplift program of work. This program is a technology driven program that will require Bank -wide involvement to uplift and consolidate IT infrastructure and network components and then plan the migration of various business services. This program of work will focus to consolidate and replace core infrastructure components across our data centres.

To be successful for this role, you will require extensive experienced in planning and execution of all the Functional and Non-Functional Testing around program of work involving Technology, Infrastructure and Network uplift and implementation. We are looking for a seasoned Test Manager who has delivered effective and efficient Test Strategy involving infrastructure and network (DC) uplift and migration in their past roles.

This is a two-year fixed term engagement.

Your Background:

  • 15+ years of experience in managing and planning all aspects of Functional and Non-Functional Testing specifically in Infrastructure and Network projects (with focus on simplification, automation, security, and obsolescence) is preferred.
  • Deep expertise in delivering Test Strategies for large scale Infrastructure Transformation/Migration programs and data centre migration. Lead and demonstrate speciality credibility and innovation in establishing the overall test approach.
  • Knowledge of structured test management approach and methodology, ensuring adherence to internal frameworks, processes, and practices to effectively manage all Testing and QA aspects of the program.
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining Infrastructure Test Strategy, Functional (SIT/UAT) and Non-Functional Test Plans (including Performance, Load /Stress, Failover and DR) and summary reports in consultation with the Project Managers, Service Providers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Experience is Performance Test Frameworks at Infrastructure and Network level along with planning the Failover / Disaster Recovery Testing
  • Experience in identifying and managing Testing risks and issues, developing plans to mitigate these risks, and implementing these in a timely manner, measuring effectiveness.
  • Experience working on medium to large scale procurement activities (RFQ, RFT, RFP).
  • Demonstrate specialist experience and understanding software development life cycle and testing life cycle and be responsible for the production of corresponding deliverables as outputs (e.g., test strategy, comprehensive test cases for a significant component of a solution, test scenarios).
  • Extensive testing experience within project methodologies such as waterfall, Prince2 and agile-type methodologies.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to collaborate, influence and partner effectively with key stakeholders across the Reserve Bank and externally.

Note: This role requires extensive Infrastructure and Network understanding, and we are ideally seeking candidates who have worked on Infrastructure or network related projects.

Technical Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated proficiency on Infrastructure Test Automation frameworks and Performance Test frameworks.
  • Strong experience in developing and implementing Infrastructure Test Strategies, plans, approaches and testing processes for User Acceptance and E2E testing, including non-functional (e.g., infrastructure, network, security and fail over testing)
  • Proven experience building team rapport and creating opportunities to facilitate collaboration within the team.
  • Strong networking capability: demonstrated experience building networks of influence to support project outcomes.
  • Ability to influence management and senior stakeholders.


Why RBA?

The RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives. Our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, and we treat one another with respect while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

We know it is the growth and success of our people that drives the Bank forward. Come and make a bigger contribution while you build and develop your own skills too, because being more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Application Close: April 04, 2024

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