Quality Assurance Engineer - Cape Town Verfied

Salary Negotiable Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 23-02-2024 4:54:27 AM
15-03-2024 4:54:27 AM
The Quality Assurance Technical Tester will be responsible for the planning, development, and execution of automated technical test related activities for developed business applications, ensuring that they are effectively tested against agreed functional and non-functional requirements prior to, and postproduction deployment. This candidate will report to the Team Lead in the Risk Management space.

Duties include, but not limited to:
Review, analyse and identify test requirements based on the functional and design specifications from technical documentation (Business/Development briefs, Use Case Diagrams, Architectures and/or Integration Documents) and ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
Working with Development & Product Teams to understand the requirements and prepare QA documents pertaining to planning, design, implementation, execution and exit reporting.
Proactively raise questions and seek resolution of outstanding clarifications required for testing.
Create, document and maintain test plan/cases around new and existing business requirements and technical specifications.
Execute and evaluate manual/automated test cases and report test results.
Potential writing of custom test solutions (automated scripts, test harnesses, SQL scripts etc.)
Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with Testing, Development & Product Teams.
Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
Troubleshoot with development team to identify, replicate, verify and report defects.
Performance, Load & Stress testing.
Setup and maintain Automation for monitoring and regression
Perform regression and ad-hoc testing of system components potentially affected by system changes.
Actively participate in daily Scrum and project planning meetings.
Working together with QA Manager and Test Lead to ensure that testing needs for all supported projects are met in a timely manner and that all software products meet the quality levels set by Business.
Communicate with Product Owners and Product Support Analysts to ensure all Quality Assurance projects are managed, tracked and delivered to customer expectations with highest quality standards, within required timelines.
Provide Management with metrics, analysis, and other relevant reports regarding the quality of testing.
Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate immediately to Management.
Create and maintain constant communication and healthy working relationships between Quality Assurance Development and Product Teams.

Essential Criteria:
Experience with contemporary load/stress/performance/automation testing tools.
Experience solving technical problems and ability to translate technical requirements into test plans.

Desirable Criteria:
Good general Development programming knowledge.
Good general IT knowledge.
Ability to find defects and bugs quickly.
Experience with backend database testing, including validating stored procs, jobs and triggers.
Understanding of systems and architecture (DB’s, Servers, Networks etc.)
Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Experiences in Quality Management Software and Processes.
Knowledge and experience in technical aspects of software solution being tested.
Functional/Technical Skills.
Business process understanding.

Location & Type e.g. Remote/ Hybrid:
Western Cape, Cape Town (Hybrid)

Recruiter: Paracon