Careers at Deswik
Test Automation Engineer

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

Deswik are world leaders in a competitive market for technical mining applications - our software is used every day in over 500 operations globally. Our products are much more interesting than your average business system – they are technically intensive and incorporate sophisticated scheduling, optimisation, and graphics technologies. 

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.

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/life balance – we believe in flexibility and striking a healthy balance between work and fun
  • Competitive remuneration + biannual bonuses + salary sacrificing options
  • Access to the latest tools and technologies
  • Work with highly technical subject matter
  • We’re run by technical people who ‘get it’ when it comes to software product development – that means no red tape and lots of room for innovation
  • Brisbane CBD location with end of trip facilities, fully stocked kitchen/bar and beer on tap


What do you need to succeed?

  • At least 5 years' experience as an Automation Test Analyst
  • Background in a software engineering role highly regarded
  • Ability to autonomously manage the entire test lifecycle
  • Strong experience with Microsoft technologies including C# .NET and Visual Studio
  • 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)
  • Experience in a customer-centric culture

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)