Software Quality Engineer - Johannesburg

2021/07/05 11:30:17 AM
PBT Group South Africa (previously Prescient Business Technologies) was established in 1996 and are technology agnostic Data Specialists offering custom-made Data and Analytics services and solutions that transform information to create valuable insights and predictions for business success.

PBT Group has an opportunity for a couple of Software Quality Engineers.

• Contribute to the systematic breakdown of the business need into manageable feature(s), stories and epics that can be delivered.
• Participate in the backlog grooming.
• Participate in the sprint planning, test estimation and success criteria per story.
• Discuss the low-level design and functional requirements with the Chapter Lead, Application/Solution Architect to understand the approach to test automation.
• Collaborate with the Core Technical Team to continuously improve the test harness, automation frameworks and overall platform.
• Promote the automation framework and tool adopted by the Enterprise Quality Assurance team.
• Perform adhoc peer review of the automated test assets being maintained by the Software Quality Engineer to ensure conformance of the process and governance.
• Collaborate with the environment DevOps engineer to investigate and correct bugs and inefficiencies.
• Develop the automation scripts using the automation framework for execution.
• Implement the test automation with the objective that it has adequate coverage within the sprint and can be re-used for regression testing.
• Ensure the solution meet the architectural and development standards that are re-usable and scalable.
• Confirm that the automation test suite implemented is appropriately catalogued and aligns with the governance.
• Responsible for testing of the system or component testing under load.
• Responsible for testing of the system or component high-availability and recoverability.
• Log defects using the pre-defined defect management tool and ensure the relevant information is captured accurately that will assist with the root cause analysis.
• Manage the product risk and communicate to the QA Lead the details and any possible mitigation factors.
• Collaborate with the stakeholder to ensure the resolution of a defect and the root cause analysis is performed and recorded.
• Report status of testing to the Quality Assurance squad daily.
• Participate in all retrospective reviews.
• Participate in the showcase to external stakeholders.

• API automation is key focus (Karate / Rest Assured / SOAP UI etc)
• Front end (Selenium/Appium)
• NFT: JMeter
• Core programming is usually done in Java rather than C# in IntelliJ, with Maven / BitBucket / Git.

Qualifications/ Certification:
• A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
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