South Africa

e.Dev.Senior QA Technical Tester

Company Digital Outsource Services
Reference # CS-SQATT-PM
Published 04/12/2018
Location South Africa
We are looking for a focused, self- motivated and dynamic individual to join our Software Development Team. Reporting to the QA Team Lead, the successful candidate will ensure the testing needs for all supported projects are met in a timely manner and that all software products meet the quality levels set by Business. The Technical Tester will be responsible for the analysis, planning, execution and reporting of technical test related activities for developed business applications, ensuring that they are effectively tested against agreed functional and non-functional requirements prior to, and post production deployment. Our ideal candidate should have strong technical testing, interpersonal and communication skills, working diligently with Development and Product teams to deliver high quality software.
Job Functions Information Technology,Software Testing,Technical
Industries Ecommerce,IT - Information Technology,Software Development,Technical
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

•Review, analyse and identify test requirements based on the functional and design specifications from technical documentation (Business/Development briefs, Use Case Diagrams, Architectures and/or Integration Documents) and ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
•Working with Development & Product teams to understand the requirements and prepare QA documents pertaining to planning, design, implementation, execution and exit reporting.
•Proactively raise questions and seek resolution of outstanding clarifications required for testing.
•Create, document and maintain test plans/cases around new and existing business requirements and technical specifications.
•Execute and evaluate manual/automated test cases and report test results.
•Potential writing of custom test solutions (automated scripts, test harnesses, SQL scripts etc.)
•Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with Testing, Development & Product Teams.
•Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
•Troubleshoot with development team to identify, replicate, verify and report defects
•Performance, Load & Stress testing.
•Setup and maintain Automation for monitoring and regression.
•Perform regression and ad-hoc testing of system components potentially affected by system changes.
•Actively participate in daily Scrum and project planning meetings.
•Communicate with Product Owners & PSA’s to ensure all QA projects are managed, tracked and delivered to customer expectations with highest quality standards, within required timelines.
•Provide management with metrics, analysis, and other relevant reports regarding the quality of testing.
•Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate immediately to management.
•Create and maintain constant communication and healthy working relationships between QA, Development and Product Teams.
Essential Requirements:

•Excellent understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including Quality Management Software, Tools and Processes.
•Back End Testing Experience (Blackbox, Whitebox)
•Excellent understanding and knowledge of Visual Studio, JIRA and GIT.
•Good understanding of C# coding, SQL and mongodb
•Backend database testing, including validating stored procs, jobs and triggers.
•Knowledge of how to use Automation Tools & Frameworks such as Selenium, Nunit, SOAP UI, Postman, Visual Studio Test, Team City, etc
•Understanding and knowledge of how to setup & execute SOAP and REST API Testing.
•Creative solving of technical problems and ability to translate technical requirements into test plans.
•Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables – ensures the ability to find defects and bugs quickly.
•Familiarity with contemporary load/stress/performance/automation testing tools

Advantageous Requirements:

•Good general Development programing knowledge.
•Understanding of systems and architecture (DB's, Servers, Networks etc.)
•Business process understanding.
•ISTQB Foundation Level Certification
•Have knowledge on domain specific applications (eg Kibana, RabbitMQ, Mongo)

Personal Competencies:

•Passion for achieving excellence in product quality and reliability.
•The ability to Push Back in a professional and effective manner - to defend or stand up for a project/deadline in order to keep expectations and Quality Standards.
•Strong mentoring/coaching skills.
•Demonstrate strong time management skills, prioritization, and an ability to multi-task (e.g. manage multiple test assignments).
•Process-oriented and driven to achieve strategic goals.
•Strong negotiation skills with aptitude to manage situations
•Strong analytical skills & attention to detail
•Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to make decisions and be accountable for decisions and actions
•Effective planning and organisation skills
•Copes well under pressure
•Flexible and adaptable in the face of changing priorities or circumstances
•Strong problem solving ability
•Quality Advocate takes ownership and accountability, ensuring deliverables meet high quality standards.

This position requires trust and honesty as it has access to financial details - therefore a credit and criminal record check will be conducted.
The qualifications identified herein are an inherent job requirement, therefore a qualification verification check will be done.
By applying for this role, and supplying the necessary details, you hereby grant us permission to apply for these checks. This will be done in a confidential manner, and solely for the purposes of verification.

To view all current vacancies, please visit our website, www.digioutsource.com
Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Job Closing Date 14/01/2019
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