Our client a Leading Tech firm is seeking a Test Analyst to join their team in Johannesburg or 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.Note - candidates will be reuqired to go into the office a few times a week.
RequirementsMust be familiar with the software development lifecycleThe 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 scriptsMust have the ability to perform manual End to End testing using test cases and / or functional specificationsMust be able to perform Exploratory testing as and when requiredCommunicate test results to Test ManagerLog defects in the defect tracking systemThe 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 JiraThe Test Analyst must be a team player and take direction and instructions from management and technical leadsThe 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.
QualificationsISTQB CertificationMinimum 5 years of solid testing experienceWithin Mobile or Portal development environmentsAutomation with solid experience in manual testing as a foundationFinancial Services / Insurance industryCharacteristics and Attributes : PresentableProactiveDiligentOrganized with good time-management skillsTeam player that is easy to work with and that functions in any size teamUses initiative, shows determination and commitment to deliveryCopes under pressureDemonstrates resilienceFacilitation SkillsStrong work ethic and drive for resultsValues quality and produces high-quality work at all timesExcellent verbal and written communication skills, including an extensive vocabulary of general language and ICT terminologyReliable ensures that if an assignment is allocated, it will be efficient and professional completed as agreedDemonstrates high ethicsSelf-motivated and driven