QA Tester / Quality Engineer Role

Software QA Engineer

About Social Pinpoint

We are a fun, dynamic and high performing team running an exciting and rapidly expanding global business from right here in Newcastle, Australia.

As global leaders in the community engagement space, we provide government clients and consultants throughout Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA online tools to help their communities (people like you) have their say on projects that impact them.

To facilitate this we need people to help build our ambitious roadmap.

Grow your career and be part of a team that makes real and lasting change to people and their communities!

About You

You are innovative, organised, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills

Keen attention to detail and able to look at the big picture and bring new ideas to the table.

Work with peers inside and outside of the development team to ensure high quality releases.

Our 3 pillars Growth, Impact and Fun are two-way streets. We are committed to an environment to helps us all achieve our goals.

Sound like you? Then read on ....

About Your New Job

We are seeking a Software QA Engineer that works closely with product design and developers to create and maintain extensive quality test systems that can scale.

This position is responsible for our feature quality and releases via acceptance and automating testing. This work involves understanding use cases, being part of feature design development, creating test plans, building automation tools, infrastructures and tests, executing test plans and reporting to management.

The position requires someone with a passion for learning and understanding our customer's domain as well as the identifying the best of breed software to use.

Being a small team your voice and work directly shape our business.

We're located in Hamilton - Newcastle, close to beaches & bars. Flexible working conditions are offered.

Desired Skills

  • Experience as hands on Software QA Engineer

  • Passion to fully learn our products and our market

  • Ability to identify good candidates for automation tests as well as identifying the types of tests required for given features (unit, integration, UI etc.)

  • Solid knowledge of and hands-on experience with different browsers, operating systems and devices

  • Experience working with cross functional teams to understand requirements and perform all tasks related to product quality

  • Care about user experience

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently

  • Ability to communicate with and guide/support non-technical users


  • Strong programming/scripting with Java and Javascript

  • Strong experience in test automation using Cypress, Selenium, Robot etc.

  • Worked and/or implemented CI in existing projects

  • AWS, Azure or other cloud platform experience

  • Agile methodologies

Why Social Pinpoint?

Social Pinpoint is an exciting business experiencing rapid growth in a growing market (Govtech, Smart Cities)

We are SUPER passionate about digital democracies and smart city initiatives.

We believe that technology is rapidly changing how our governments and countries operate and run.

Our software helps hundreds of projects a year (and growing) inform and involve their communities in decisions that affect them.

We pay market rates based on experience and bonus/equity are an option for the right candidates.

How to Apply

Send us a cover letter (most important!) and resume to