Software Tester + Documentation Writer

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Position summary:

Work closely with an integrated team to test the functionality, reliability and performance of Hitachi ID Systems identity and access management software. Spend 20% to 30% of the time updating technical documentation that ships with the product, to describe the deployment, configuration and use of new features.


  • Functional verification of new or modified product features.
  • Testing integration between Hitachi ID software and third party systems and applications.
  • Writing automation scripts for performance and functional/regression/stress testing.
  • Creation and execution of test cases.
  • Analysis and documentation of test results.
  • Documenting product features (installation, configuration, use) using a markup language and screen shots.
  • Conduct stress testing and analysis of results.
  • Custom fix testing on remote customer environments.


  • At least two years experience in software testing, including test case development, reporting and regressing bugs.
  • Ability to write clear and concise bug reports.
  • Write automation scripts for performance and functional testing.
  • Ability to work in a Linux and Windows environment.
  • Scripting languages (Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, PowerShell).
  • Ability to configure and manage:
    • Ability to work in a Linux environment (build & maintain system)
    • Effectively work in CLI in Linux and Windows
    • IIS or Apache (including writing HTML, CSS)
    • Active Directory or LDAP
    • MSSQL or Oracle (including writing SQL queries)
    • Networking (DNS, subnets, LAN setup)
  • Enterprise Messaging: Exchange, Notes, Office365.
  • Virtualization Tools: Vmware, Virtualbox, Xen.
  • Familiarity with the following will be an asset:
    • LaTeX (document typesetting).
    • Watir (ruby based automation tool).
    • Windows Tools: performance monitor, resource monitor, task manager, event viewer etc.
    • Windows Debugging Tool utilities: gflags.exe, windbg.exe, umdh.exe etc.
    • SysInternal utilities: process explorer, process monitor, RAMMap etc.


  • Competitive pay.
  • Challenging work with many learning opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career development within our company.

Hitachi ID Systems is an equal opportunity employer.


Sunshine Coast, Australia

To apply:

Send a resume by e-mail to Be sure to include both "Job ID 998-17" and "Software Tester + Documentation Writer - Sunshine Coast" in the subject line. For technical positions, the resume must be either ASCII text or in PDF format. For other positions, MS-Word is also acceptable.

Qualified applicants will be contacted and screened in a 15 minute preliminary telephone interview. This may be followed by a technical test (up to 4 hours) and in-person interview.

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