Takealot, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Test Engineer to join our team in Cape Town or Stellenbosch.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, young, creative, hard working people to join us. We offer market-
related benefits, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
We seek to employ Exceptional Minds , people who are :
Experts at DOING, they can not only design but also execute;
Analytical, able to use data to make decisions. Letting data decide but not consume;
Competitive. Although innovation is important, GREAT requires a lot of work. This does not happen only in business hours ..
Curious. Always questioning the status quo;
Not averse to risk;
Business smart. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
Self-directed, taking action based on own initiative;
User focused, always trying to understand a product from the users perspective;
Able to communicate clearly and not afraid to voice an opinion, no matter how unpopular.
Are you an Exceptional Mind if so come and join us!
You need to be strong in both root cause analysis and driving to action in other words, you need to be a thinker and a doer, and doing doesn’t happen only during work hours .
You need to be passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience . And, because we operate in a fast-
growing, quick-moving environment, we’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurial , thrives under change , and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster.
You will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com. In short, we need you to think like an owner of the business.
A test engineer's job duties include planning, designing, and evaluating products, as well as collaborating with production management.
The test engineer makes sure that the finished product can be identified easily and tested thoroughly. Testing returned units, collecting data, and analyzing patterns are also among the test engineer's duties.
Work closely with the Test Lead to ensure quality is implemented as part of the processes and that quality standards are adhered to.
Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
Perform regression testing when bugs are resolved
Develop status reports based on test completion / findings and communicate these to team leaders including any impact on the overall project plan.
Perform all tasks with attention to detail.
Read and comprehend requirements for testing.
Create test plans and test cases per business requirements.
Provide daily & weekly status test reporting to test lead.
Troubleshoot issues experienced during testing.
Understand test case management, creation and execution.
Understanding of UI and backend testing
Ability and experience with prioritization of tasks, identification of items requiring escalation
Degree in computer science, software engineering or related technical discipline
Minimum 2 years of manual testing
ISTQB / ISEB qualification will be an advantage
Experience in testing multiple platforms, including desktop, web and mobile based systems
Experience managing testing throughout the SDLC
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Additionally, the role requires proven ability to read and understand test requirements and list-
out the logical testing path.
Self-motivated with strong capability of fast learning
Ability to work efficiently both independently and within the team
The ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment.
Ability to analyze and solve complex problems quickly and creatively.
Understanding of computer networks and excellent troubleshooting skills in these environments.
Experience working with defect tracking JIRA preferred
Solid SQL skills.
Quick learner and can adapt to multiple project environments in shorter time frame
Strong background with web testing (functional and cross browser)
Exposure to test automation will be advantageous.
Exposure to API testing will be advantageous.
You should be able to communicate with developers at a technical level, not only from a test perspective.
Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference