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Team Leader, Functional Testing (Payment Settlements)

More value-creating, less inefficiencies

We are seeking an experienced Team Leader to join the Functional Testing Team within the Payment Settlements (PS) department. 

As a Team Leader, you will be responsible for ensuring planned and applied testing on mission critical Payment Settlements Systems achieve an outcome of the highest quality and functional reliability that is in keeping with the Department’s overall risk appetite.

You will be supporting your manager in a variety of strategic, managerial and day to day tasks that include heavy coordination and maintaining strong relationships with business stakeholders, project delivery team and other project/BAU teams. You will also be leading and developing individuals and teams to achieve goals and deliver target outcomes.

Your background

  • Solid understanding and expertise in functional testing Payments Settlements systems.
  • Proven ability to lead, direct and guide the work of Functional Testing team members including setting goals and prioritising of work to achieve target outcomes.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in system and software development methodologies and testing lifecycle, techniques and tools.
  • Proficiency in analysis of complex and integrated business domains and in developing and operationalising Test Strategies and Plans for moderate to large sized projects and programs.
  • Advanced experience in developing and maintaining other testing related documentation (e.g. test cases, summary reports, handover documents, etc).
  • Ability to facilitate and provide guidelines to the team on the analysis, development and review of test documentation and drive improvements in the testing space.
  • Advanced understanding of tools that can be used for testing.
  • Knowledge and experience in upholding team to testing standards and practices.
  • Experience in effective stakeholder management.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Degree in IT, finance or other relevant discipline
  • ISTQB Advance Level or equivalent test certifications.

Your team

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a supportive and collaborative team and work alongside highly experienced people who continuously strive for excellence and are passionate about ensuring mission critical systems of the department maintain their high degree of quality, resiliency and reliability.

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.

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