Principal Quality Engineer


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Remote


Merchant Acquiring & POS / Technology

Feb 20

Why work for us

We're not just like every other bank. Tyro has always been a tech company at heart, but fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, and a passion for continuous learning has always been one of the most important parts of our company's culture.

Tyros are a highly collaborative mix of people. You will work closely with our awesome teams and individuals in engineering, product management, customer support, sales and other functions within the business. Our strong team of 600+ Tyros, just like our customers, are the lifeblood of our business. We go to great lengths to ensure a positive and enjoyable employee experience for all. Everyone is committed to delivering great outcomes for our customers, and you will have the chance to change the face of payments and commerce for Australian businesses.

🎥 Take a look here what it's like to work at Tyro

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Architect, design and build test automation frameworks and tools which can be used across Tyro engineering.
  • Ideate and build a test automation and tooling backlog and prioritise the backlog to create a constant stream of work for the test automation practice
  • Define tooling strategy across the organisation - mostly around API, Data, Mobile, Front end, Performance and Security.
  • Develop reusable frameworks for mobile automation ( Android, iOS apps and terminals).
  • Improve CI/CD practices and run tests as a part of each build (Jenkins and Buildkite).
  • Line management of Test Automation/Graduate Quality engineers.
  • Work closely with Head of QE to get inputs as requirements related to Test Automation for QE team.
  • Work with Head of QE and Technology Leadership Team to prioritise the automation delivery to empower teams working on critical projects. 
  • Work closely with most of Engineering Tech Leads and Architects day-to-day to evolve automation with technology
  • Drive adoption of Quality Engineering tooling across tribes 
  • Evangelise Tyro Quality to the broader Quality Engineering community 

What you bring to the role:

  • A passion for helping build the best test automation frameworks and tools to help engineering teams deliver faster with better quality
  • Experience working closely with quality engineers, developers, technical leads, architects, delivery managers and other stakeholders
  • The confidence to challenge existing ideas and viewpoints
  • A desire to drive automation in all aspects of software development 
  • The ability to engage with software engineers to embed quality in all stages of development
  • Knowledge and experience with identifying opportunities where automation is required to support the ongoing quality of the Tyro systems
  • Knowledge of various testing frameworks and methodologies that will support the team goals with respect to quality
  • Comfortable with AWS environment
  • Experience with testing in a cloud-based environment
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD pipelines and how they relate to testing

Working Relationships:

  • Head of Quality Engineering – Direct Report – working together to drive the test automation and tooling strategy and improve quality at the tribe level (investigating what tools will be effective, testing skills, etc).
  • Delivery Lead – Collaboration – working together to provide technical and project vision and direction related to test automation and tooling.
  • Software Engineer – Collaboration – working together to improve the quality of what is delivered at Tyro. 
  • Other Stakeholders – Collaboration – Solution Architect, Business Analyst, Product Managers etc

Success Criteria:

  • Problem solver
  • Effective communication
  • Participation and team focus
  • Business focus and prioritisation
  • Learning and development
  • Mission and Goal-Driven

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Project Management or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • Prior experience as a Principal Quality Engineer or Test Automation Lead
  • Prior experience in building API ,UI and Mobile App test automation frameworks (nice to have)

Perks & Benefits

We offer some amazing employee benefits such as a flexible working environment with a mix of in-office and remote working, learning & development opportunities for professional and personal development, 16 weeks paid primary carers leave, 12 weeks paid secondary carers leave, annual team based volunteer day, novated leasing, social events which includes multiple craft beer kegs (selection of beers carefully selected by our beer connoisseurs), wide selection of wine, variety of snacks and a ping pong table, selection of board and video games and many more!

Our Story

Launching in 2003, Tyro has grown to become Australia’s largest EFTPOS provider of all ADIs outside the big four banks. With over 600 staff, $34 billion in transactions in FY22, we’re much more than an EFTPOS provider – Tyro is an Australian bank and operates under the supervision of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). With 10 industry firsts to market, Tyro is a leader in credit, debit and EFTPOS card acquiring, Medicare and private health fund claiming and rebating services to Australian businesses.


Wow the Customer - We love our customers and we want them to love us too.

Be Good - We're open and transparent, and we do the right thing - even when nobody's watching or it's really hard.

Commit to Greatness - We think big, move fast and dare to be different. We're always asking "what's next?"

Stay Hungry - We ooze passion and determination and we play as a team to win.

Win Together - We are a united team. With growth mindsets and without ego, we embrace diversity to collaborate, innovate and accelerate.

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