Details about position

Job Description 

This position is a great opportunity for a Software Tester looking to grow their experience, skills and career in an agile software development environment. We are looking for a committed person, with at least 3 years experience in software testing, that is prepared to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to take our products from inception through to delivery

The successful candidate will work in a close-knit testing team, performing all QA related activities for incoming requests and projects. This includes creating, execution and maintenance of automation tests. In addition the candidate will report on the status of tests in the development and production environments to stakeholders.

The candidate should have a keen interest in automation testing and advancing their career in this direction, which will need basic programming skills. It is preferable that the candidate has made some attempt to skill themselves in this area by experimenting with some automation tools and possibly implementing some automation in their environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Test planning and design of test scenarios
  •  Test case preparation and maintenance
  • Test case reviews
  •  Test case execution
  • Development of coded automated tests
  • Provide estimates for test effort
  • Logging and tracking of defects through to completion
  • Test reporting throughout test environments
  • Testing for production support
  • Provide regular feedback to developers and stakeholders
  • Attend daily stand-ups and provide testing progress

Qualifications and skills requirements

  • Related IT degree or diploma
  • ISTQB certified (at least foundation level)
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Software tester
  • Knowledge of test managements tools
  • Knowledge and experience in agile practices will be advantageous
  • Experience in working with enterprise systems
  • SQL experience is a must have
  • Experience in developing (coding level), execution and maintenance of automated tests
  • Experience with Selenium or other automation testing tools
  • Experience with SDLC processes and process improvement
  • Good communication skills
  • Good planning and coordination skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to function well in a busy, and sometimes, demanding environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Passion for software testing and the SDLC
  • Quick response to production support requests
  • Interest in test automation

Overview

Position: Open
Location: Cape Town
Job Title: Software Tester
Salary: To be discussed