Careers at Deswik
Software Engineer in Test

Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Software Development
Competitive Salary + Biannual Bonuses!

At Deswik, our mission is simple: revolutionise our markets by thinking differently, delighting our customers and having fun while doing it. Our highly-sophisticated software is used all day, every day, by 9 of the world’s top 10 mining companies to solve their complex technical problems.

Brisbane is the hub of our global software development capability. We are looking for a Software Engineer in Test to join our team of smart, innovative developers. This opportunity will see you combine your programming and automated testing skills in a role that is critical to the reliability of our software.

Perhaps you are an Automation Test Analyst with a background in programming. Maybe you are a Software Engineer who recognises the huge growth in demand for testers and sees this as an opportunity to change direction while making use of your programming experience.


The role

  • Developing automated test cases that test through the GUI, through APIs and directly to the application object model
  • Applying your knowledge of testing processes, practices and technologies across the entire test lifecycle
  • Designing, documenting, implementing, executing, maintaining and reporting the results of test cases using programming languages and automated testing tools/technologies
  • Designing and executing release processes for software applications
  • Helping Deswik achieve our goal of rapid, reliable and frequent delivery of excellent software


Our culture

  • A relaxed and social environment
  • Awesome, supportive culture – we are passionate, we question the status quo, we adapt quickly
  • We believe work should be fun, challenging and rewarding
  • Work with people who genuinely love their jobs and love coming to work


What’s in it for you?

  • Work with highly technical subject matter in a disciplined software development environment
  • Access to the latest tools and technologies
  • Be challenged in an environment where you are constantly learning and developing your skills
  • Brisbane CBD location with end of trip facilities, a fully stocked kitchen (think: snacks, seasonal produce, strong caffeine and soft-drinks), and a fully stocked bar in the office


What do you need to succeed?

  • At least 3 years’ experience as an Automation Test Analyst OR at least 2 years’ as a Software Engineer
  • Experience in a software development role
  • Experience in a culture of fanatical customer service with a focus on doing “things that matter”
  • Experience working on complex desktop and/or web applications
  • Experience with testing tools such as Coded UI, Silk Test, QTP, Selenium or equivalent (an advantage)
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft technologies including C#.NET and Visual Studio


If you are looking for a highly technical role that involves both programming and automated testing, apply now! We’d love to hear from you!


Please, only apply if:

  • you are a permanent resident or have the right to work in Australia
  • you have not applied to us before (previous applications will be considered)