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Senior Software Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

Apply now Job no: 498099
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Information Technology

  • Lead the design and development of all aspects of automated testing
  • Extend the existing Testcafe framework to enable enhanced capability and integration with connected systems
  • Hybrid working combining office-based(Melbourne) and work from home

About Alinta Energy:

At Alinta Energy, we’re constantly striving to do better. Whether it’s lowering customers costs, providing world class local service or sustainable energy, our aim is to be better. And to keep getting better day after day. Better for our customers. Better for Australia. And better for our environment.

We’re a leading Australian utility with an owned and contracted generation portfolio of 3,000MW, over 1 million combined electricity and gas retail customers, and around 1,000 employees across Australia and New Zealand. Supplying energy in Australia for over 20 years, today we’re a vertically integrated energy company providing generation, retail and wholesale supply of gas and electricity across Australia. We support the development of renewable energy generation and offer local customer service through support hubs in Perth, Western Australia and Morwell in Victoria.

Our Culture:

It’s an exciting time to become a part of our growing team at Alinta Energy. Our people are our greatest asset and we’re committed to a culture that’s focussed on being better at providing great service externally and internally. An organisation where people truly matter. That’s better.

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Quality Assurance Automation Engineer to join our Retail Transformation Team in this permanent fulltime role.  Reporting to the Software Quality Assurance Automation Lead, design and automate the testing of the CORE application components and connected products across supported platforms.


  • Take ownership and responsibility for the design and development of all aspects of automated testing along with creation, execution and maintenance of automated scripts.
  • Extend the existing Testcafe framework to enable enhanced capability and integration with connected systems
  • Design and develop automated tests for Angular components
  • Combine tests into targeted test suites
  • Collaborate with DevSecOps teams to ensure tests are an integral part of every build and deployment

Skills and experience: 

  • Proficient in languages and platforms such as Java, C#, Angular and React
  • Experience in establishing good testing practices
  • Experience in designing test cases
  • Experience testing RESTful APIs
  • Experience working with JavaScript / TypeScript

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Software Quality Assurance Automation Engineer who is looking to work in a supportive, welcoming and professional environment.  You will be able to develop, extend and optimise the existing Testcafe framework and lead problem solving and troubleshooting of the automation software.


  • Hybrid working arrangements for most roles, combining office-based and work from home
  • Staff energy discount offer (where products are available)
  • Generous employee referral bonus
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Wellness programs including our Employee Assistance Program and free full access to the Headspace application
  • Paid community volunteer leave
  • Access to LinkedIn learning
  • Discount program for a range of products and services 
  • 14 weeks of fully paid parental leave
  • Company paid salary continuance insurance
  • Ability to purchase additional leave
  • Modern offices with free snacks, drinks and coffee

Let’s spread the positive energy together…

Alinta Energy is a Circle Back Initiative employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please note that if your application progresses you will be required to complete background/pre-employment checks. These checks may include but are not limited to - right to work/immigration checks, reference checks, criminal background checks, qualification checks and additional finance checks for finance related positions. Alinta Energy takes the safety and wellbeing of our people seriously. We require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be able to attend our workplaces.

How to apply:

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