QA Engineer / DevOps
Vodacom
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
10d ago

Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 73.

6 million customers.From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho.

The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people.Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent.

Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.

We’re at our best when we lead and over the past 20 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts.

We’re immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing.

  • We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations;
  • work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.

    We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation :

    The H Band QA Engineer role is based within Technology Business Unit Business Unit

    The role of the QA Engineer is to workclosely with the development and operations teams to identify issues and implement tools, processes and practices to alleviate them.

    He / she will be responsible for the quality assurance, system stability and configuration of the Big Data application portfolio through continuous testing, improving test automation and ensuring a high level of test coverage (deployment pipeline).

    Key accountabilities and decision ownership :

    Migrate applications into the automated CI / CD environment

    Maintain and enhance the CI / CD framework

    Define and implement solution improvements in the testing environment

    Test and Validate solutions

    Defect, incident and problem management

    Coach and mentor teams into best testing practices in the agile space

    Core competencies, knowledge and experience :

    Deep understanding of API, integration, performance / load / stress and automated testing

    Good understanding of Continuous Integration, Testing and Deployment

    Experience in implementing quality guidelines, standards and procedures, including test design and test methodologies

    Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions.

    Not requisite, but advantages experience :

    Practical unit testing experience

    Kubernetes experience

    Python programming experience

    Understanding of Shift Left Testing

    The ideal candidate for this role will have :

    Matric / Grade 12 essential

    3-year Degree / diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant, or other related field essential

    3-5 years of relevant testing experience essential

    2+ years of development experience in any programming language

    DevOps Continuous Integration and Deployment Experience

    Experience with Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins, Maven, Git, Nexus are preferred

    Python scripting knowledge is preferred

    The base location for this role is The Towers , Cape Town

    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

    Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion and is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.

    If you do not hear from us within 30 days, please deem your application to be unsuccessful.

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