Automation Test Analyst

Client Dariel
Reference # AUTOTEST
Published 24/04/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
An exciting opportunity for an automation tester to provide thought leadership in a dynamic, fast paced environment. The successful candidate will lead the testing effort across multiple platforms (mobile, web, desktop), performing both manual and automated testing.
•Define the overall project testing strategy (both automated and manual), and drive and implement this strategy across multiple platforms.
•Investigate and recommend the tools and technologies required to execute the test strategy.
•Design functional and integration test cases for multiple systems, and develop templates and best practices for use by other team members.
•Take ownership of the testing function and drive best practice and innovation through thought leadership.
Job Functions Software Testing
Industries Software Development
Specification
•Define the overall project testing strategy (both automated and manual), and drive and implement this strategy across multiple platforms.
•Investigate and recommend the tools and technologies required to execute the test strategy.
•Design functional and integration test cases for multiple systems, and develop templates and best practices for use by other team members.
•Take ownership of the testing function and drive best practice and innovation through thought leadership.
Requirements
Required Skills and Experience
•Minimum of 2-4 years’ solid experience in both manual and automation testing, from defining test cases to test case execution and defect logging.
•Experience in a test lead position, or experience defining the test strategy on a project is highly advantageous.
•Technically minded with experience using different scripting/programming languages and/or test automation frameworks e.g., java, ruby, Selenium, Cucumber, SQL, SoapUI, Coded UI, QTP etc. (specific technologies are less important than being technically minded and willing to learn).
•Experience of working in highly agile environments, comfortable with changing requirements and willing to handle and resolve ambiguity.
•A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, able to productively engage with multiple stakeholders from business, end users, team members, management etc.
•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
•Self-starter able to ramp up quickly with a strong delivery focus.


•BSC Computer Science Degree / BCom Information Technology / IT Diploma
•ISTQB Certification (e.g., Foundation, Agile, Advanced) is highly desirable
Job Closing Date 31/05/2017
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