The Role :
We are looking for an experienced Technical Test Analyst for a fixed term contract forÂ Pretoria.
Role and Responsibilities :
Understanding of systems engineering concepts.
The ability to analyse a process from start to finish.
Modelling techniques and method.
Defining and implementing test plan on projects.
Preparation and communication of Test reports during test execution (SIT sand UAT).
Planning and effort estimation for test case execution.
Plan, organize and support test case creation.
Coordinate test data creation with the developers and test analysts.
Ensure appropriate test environment access levels for testers.
Follow up on defect fixes identified during test execution.
Assist in the manual execution of test cases and defect retesting when required.
Track new / changed requirements and ensure these are addressed during testing.
Escalate deviations in the plan to Project Manager.
Act as a point of contact between Developers and Testers.
Setup and track a â??lessons learntâ? â?? sheet related to test topics.
Minimum years of Experience :
5+ yearsâ?? Experience in Test Analysis / Automation
8+ yearsâ?? Experience in testing
Agile working experience (advantageous)
Minimum Qualifications required :
ISTQB Advanced Level Agile Technical Tester
Or ISEB Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing
Skills and Experience :
Generic Technical / Functional Skills :
Understanding of integration between different technologies.
Coordination between development and support environments.
Assisting with the use cases.
Risk Identification, Assessment and Mitigation.
Requirement''s analysis (conduct 3 amigos meetings)
Specific Technical / Functional Skills :
Path and Condition Testing.
Static and Dynamic analysis.
Security and Reliability Testing.
Analyse Test Scripts for feasibility.
Technical Test Case creation.
Manual Automatic Test Execution.
Clear defect capturing.
Defect workflow adherence.
Maintenance of automation packs.
Daily execution and reporting on automated regression packs.
Managing and communicating issues.
Reporting â?? with attention to details and correctness.
Familiar with Agile methodologies.
Test Tools used : JIRA, ALM, Confluence
Soft Skills :
Robust work ethics â?? this is of utmost importance.
Self-starter - can deliver results unsupervised.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and written) with both technical and non-technical colleagues / users.
Ability to work as part of a team, inter dependent as well as independently and submit deliverables on time and in excellent quality.
Flexibility to take up different tasks in the project.
Ability and willingness to coach and give training to fellow colleagues and users when required.
Attention to detail.
Strong presentation skills.
Above-board work ethics.
Flexibility to take on tasks associated with different Testing disciplines.
Ability and willingness to coach and give training to fellow colleagues when required.
Willing and able to travel internationally should it be required.
Additional Requirements (if applicable)
Java and AWS knowledge (advantageous)