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Organisation : Orygen

Location : Sydney (Parkville)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Engineering, Information & Communication Technology, Marketing, Media & Communications, Other

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Join a leader in youth mental health, revolutionising services to our young
  • Help shape the world-leading youth mental health digital platform
  • Access to NFP salary packaging increasing take-home pay
  • Flexible work/life balance arrangements


Orygen Digital is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Tester/ Analyst/ Engineer to join our growing team in support of our flagship youth mental health platform, MOST. This will be a varied role with the opportunity to use and advance expertise in quality assurance, software engineering, and stakeholder management.


If you have a passion for the field of youth mental health and want to make a real difference to the lives of young people and their families and carers and share Orygen’s values of respect, accountability, teamwork, excellence, and innovation, then we would love you to join the Orygen team to revolutionise youth mental health. 


The role and your impact:

Full-time fixed term position available for 12 months, with potential for further employment.

The Quality Assurance (QA) Test Engineer will play a central role in ensuring all MOST features are reliable, fully operational and of high quality before release to a user base of young people, health professionals, and international partners. They will directly engage with users to triage support help-desk tickets and have scope to contribute to software engineering and feature development of MOST. 

As the QA Test Engineer, you will support the smooth operation of MOST across these deployments and will join a broad team of software engineers, designers, researchers, clinical psychologists, writers, artists, young people, and frontline mental health professionals working together to improve young people’s lives.

About you:

You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference in health outcomes for young people. In addition, you will have:

  • Extensive testing environment background.
  • Experience in a product-focused Quality Assurance (QA) role.
  • Experience in manual and automated end-to-end testing, planning and deployment practices.
  • Experience in testing web, API and/or mobile.
  • Exposure to automation environments and test methods ensuring high code coverage.
  • Excellent communication skills, with attention to detail and quality
  • Proficiency with testing tools (i.e, Qase, Behat, JMeter and Jest).
  • Proficiency with MySQL and SQL usage.
  • Proficiency with Jira, Confluence and Bitbucket.
  • Experience with web development stacks. 
  • Impeccable attention to detail, software ethics, best practices and quality standards.
  • Excellent problem and issue solving skills, with astute QA skills


To view the FULL selection criteria and learn more about this opportunity, please go to to view the Position Description or contact Stefan Von Cavallar at: for a confidential discussion.


Salary and benefits:

Depending on your skills and experience, a salary of $70,000 – $85,000 p.a. is offered plus superannuation and access to generous NFP salary packaging.


Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals. With this in mind, Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, an employee assistance program, well-regarded supervision and a supportive team, career growth and development opportunities, purposeful work that makes a real difference to lives of young people and their families and carers and career opportunities within an organisation that is the leader in youth mental health.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Orygen

The why behind what we do is important. We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on this outcome. Orygen is leading and redefining what’s possible in global research, policy, education and clinical care. Find out more on our website.

How to apply

Please refer to the position description and submit your cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and resume to, using the subject line ‘QA Test Engineering’ followed by your ‘full name’.  

You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Orygen may close the advertisement before the closing date. 

Orygen is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity. We strive to continue to build a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people. We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.


Recruitment Agencies - thank you for thinking of us, however we do endeavour to fill our opportunities through direct channels wherever possible. If we find that we do need agency assistance, we’ll be in touch.



Please quote in application: QA TEST ENGINEER via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Engineering, #Information_and_Communication_Technology, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications, #Other
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Mental_Health

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