Quality Assurance Analyst
PNet (Pty) Ltd
Stellenbosch
6d ago

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • To undertake functional, user acceptance, regression and integration testing as part of a day-to-day Agile software development lifecycle.
  • Liaise with line manager, product owner, BA and Agile development team to ensure adequate test coverage.
  • To ensure that test scripts, suites and runs are prepared in a structured way, prioritised to reflect the Agile team’s commitment and aligns with business value.
  • Manage, monitor and execute test suites and ensure defects are recorded. Prepare and maintain relevant test documentation in Confluence and Jira.
  • Apply analytical thinking seek to acquire an understanding of a problem or situation, and develop an approach to interact with the situation.
  • Regression, Functional, User Acceptance and Integration testing to accommodate all relevant platforms, such as cross-browser, mobile and desktops.
  • Design and monitor UAT process with the Business Analyst.
  • Support other Test Analysts and assist with basic training.
  • AGILE TEAM

  • Actively participate in all Agile ceremonies :
  • Sprint Planning : Engage with the team by injecting test-related acceptance criteria into each story.
  • Sprint Grooming : Prepare a defect summary list to be discussed during this session.
  • Daily Stand-up : Provide clear progress update to the team and highlight any new defects.
  • Sprint Review : Publish JIRA defect chart to be added to the official sprint review document and discussed.
  • DOCUMENTATION

  • All testing related documentation, defect summaries and notes to be well-document and distributed using Confluence.
  • Documentation must be categorised where applicable by sprint, story or isolated test case goal.
  • Documentation must be prepared in a professional manner, which could be distributed to clients and / or external stakeholders.
  • UAT documents to be jointly created and managed by Test & Business Analyst
  • Process

  • Actively participate in QA Tribe meetings, by showcasing test progress, new procedures and defect trends.
  • Research and apply consistent test standard throughout the Agile software development lifecycle.
  • Education Required :

    Relevant 3 year Degree or National Diploma (Information Technology / Engineering / Comp Science)

    Experience Required :

    2 years testing experience

    Essential Competencies :

    Must be able to work well as part of a team and independently.

  • High attention to detail; commitment to routine; good analysis skills; good problem solving skills;
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.

    Compliance with procedures and processes.

    Must be able to think outside of the box.

    Advantageous Competencies / Skills :

    Software Development experience / exposure

    Automated testing

    Will be negotiated and will be market related

    SALARY : Will be negotiated based on experience and will be market-related

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