At LIC we value the NZ farming industry and are proud of our successful
contribution to this sector. We’ll do whatever it takes to support our farmers – our
customers are key to how we do business. Our vision is to improve prosperity
and the productivity of our farmers, and we want great people to join us on our
The Digital Engineering group is responsible for the software development and
test functions for our herd management software products and associated back-
office systems. The group is also responsible for the Agile practice including
scrum mastery, coaching and supporting a Lean-Agile mind-set and best
practices across technology.
LIC is based in Newstead, Hamilton, where we enjoy more affordable housing,
relaxed commuting, easy parking and a readily accessible outdoor lifestyle. Our
campus is in a rural setting just outside Hamilton and includes a social club,
swimming pool, onsite parking, tennis and volleyball courts and a café with great
coffee. We also offer flexible working, extra leave days per year, family leave for
new parents, discounted insurance, employee shares scheme, mental health &
well-being program, internal training programmes and an employee assistance
programme to name but a few – and we’re still working on improvements!
About the Role
Our Test Engineers are essential to ensuring only the highest quality software
products reach our farmers! They are responsible for developing and executing
quality assurance and control processes in line with test plans and test cases to
verify that software products conform to defined acceptance criteria and
behaviours. Test Engineers are central to the selection of testing methodologies
and tools and the sharing of these with the agile teams.
Along with proven experience in end to end system testing, including writing test
scripts, you’ll be an effective communicator with the ability to train others. You’ll
have a working knowledge of Lean-Agile practices and automated testing tools.
If you have a relevant tertiary qualification, proven experience in designing,
developing and implementing software testing solutions, and a passion to
succeed then we would love to hear from you!
To be successful at LIC means you’ll thrive in a fast-paced, busy environment
and you’ll be adaptable to change. You’ll also enjoy working within a team of
dedicated individuals and be able to deliver a professional approach when
working with a wide array of customers.
If you’re after a rewarding and social career with people who embrace our
company values of Integrity, Innovation, Spirit of Co-Operation, In-tune and
Passion, then we would consider ourselves lucky to welcome you on-board.