Our client a Leading Tech firm is seeking a Test Analyst to join their team in Cape town on a contract basis. They offer stability, growth, attractive salary, exposure and an excellent working environment.
As an Intermediate Test Analyst, you''ll be responsible for the testing of new features and updates to existing products.
Your work will involve testing a wide range of different software components.
Must be familiar with the software development lifecycle
The Test Analyst is expected to understand the various types of testing that are employed in a software engineering project such as negative, functional, black box, boundary testing, etc.
Automaton testing with a solid understanding of Manual testing (including working knowledge of how to write test scripts
Must have the ability to perform manual End to End testing using test cases and / or functional specifications
Must be able to perform Exploratory testing as and when required
Communicate test results to Test Manager
Log defects in the defect tracking system
The Test Analyst must be able to work with Team Foundation Server within the Visual Studio environment and know how to manage assigned work and backlog items in terms of acknowledgment, resolution, and closing, and a working knowledge of Jira
The Test Analyst must be a team player and take direction and instructions from management and technical leads
The Test Analyst will be expected to perform testing of new development as well as maintenance testing and provide support for existing systems.
This will require interaction with the relevant operations teams.
The Test Analyst will be expected to further their knowledge and skills either by means of CBT, self-education, or by being willing to go on courses that are deemed important for that Test Analysts growth.
The Test Analyst will be required to complete the clients timesheets as well as organizations timesheets on a weekly basis.
The Test Analyst will be required to perform tasks outside of the above list from time to time. These tasks will be agreed upon between the Test Analyst and his / her manager.
Minimum 5 years of solid testing experience
Within Mobile or Portal development environments
Automation with solid experience in manual testing as a foundation
Financial Services / Insurance industry
Characteristics and Attributes :
Organized with good time-management skills
Team player that is easy to work with and that functions in any size team
Uses initiative, shows determination and commitment to delivery
Copes under pressure
Strong work ethic and drive for results
Values quality and produces high-quality work at all times
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an extensive vocabulary of general language and ICT terminology
Reliable ensures that if an assignment is allocated, it will be efficient and professional completed as agreed
Demonstrates high ethics
Self-motivated and driven