Datacom is hiring a

Senior Tester - Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand

Our Purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our Team

You’ll work with a team of passionate, innovative and dedicated people that focuses on getting the job done whilst delivering the latest solutions to our clients. We are a very fast-paced team who are driven to deliver awesome technology! As one of New Zealand’s biggest software leaders we have a great mix of senior through to junior levels, so there’s heaps of people to learn from and you can take your career on any path you choose!

About the Role

This is an excellent opportunity to join a diverse and dynamic solution provider with a huge range of clients and high-level in-house expertise. We adhere to agile principles and deliver using modern technologies, the latest development tools and practices, and always put customer value first.

Your talent is critical to help us enhance the depth and breadth of our test team. You may be a member of a larger testing team, or you may be working alone depending on the engagement. We place our trust in you to implement good software testing practices across a wide range of technologies, products and industries. In order to provide the flexibility, ingenuity and knowledge we need, you will also bring a history of applying great testing practices and you truly understand how to implement a good QA strategy.

Great! What skills do I need?

To earn a place on our team you must be able to analyse, plan, implement, execute and report the outcome of your testing. You must be creative in your approaches and be able to work in environments with changing priorities, schedules and deliverable requirements. You must be flexible to work across different software development lifecycles, understanding how you can provide the best value to the project. You must work effectively in a mixed team environment that may be composed of other vendors, customers, business analysts and others.

We will ask you to show us your:

  • Proven ability to work independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to organise, plan and deliver your assignments in a professional manner with minimal supervision
  • Background in functional software testing (at least 2+ years)
  • Proven ability to deliver quality results in a busy and dynamic business-focused environment
  • Knowledge of functional software testing practices and current methodologies and tools
  • Dedication to improvement via training, certifications, or self-study
  • We are looking for a variety of levels of experience, starting with associates all the way to very senior levels. The role title and compensation will be commensurate with your experience.

What you'll bring

You are someone who is self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. You are technically skilled and genuinely interested in technology as a creative pursuit and not just a job. You can demonstrate the ability to learn, pivot and be open to new ideas. A client-focused attitude is a must, along with demonstrated ability to lead and work within a team.

Why Datacom?

We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations in a long list of significant clients. Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

If this sounds like the role you’ve been looking for- don’t delay, Apply Now!


Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on our site access requirements for this role, and/or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption. Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

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