South Africa

Software Tester - Hippo

Company Hippo Advisory Services
Reference # ST#30/05/2021
Published 30/05/2021
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
To support the business requirements for the provision of system testing services. To support Business-related test activities, in terms of communications to and from the business test representatives and ensuring through the Test Manager that key test issues are managed or escalated as necessary
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Insurance
To undertake all system test related activities in support of the business requirements for the provision of new and updated systems.
To ensure that test scenarios and scripts are prepared in a structured way, prioritized to reflect business or technical priorities and are approved by appropriate stakeholders. Scope is to cover test cycle contents and regression packs.
To create automated and functional test scripts, execute test scripts, monitor the execution of automated scripts and ensure results are recorded.
To co-ordinate re-testing of defects and issues either through ‘at desk’ re-tests by business test representatives or via walkthroughs with third-party providers.
To prepare and maintain relevant test documentation, including test scripts, activity schedules, narrative and written reports, and visual progress charts.
To take responsibility for: time management; reporting and monitoring; risk management; issue management; quality assurance and change management.
To support other test team members and associated IT and Business resources as appropriate to the implementation of testing related activities.
To carry out other tasks as agreed with the Test Analyst or Team Leader.
Knowledge and Experience Requirements

Level of Education:

•Grade 12 (Standard 10) with University Entrance (NQF4) SAQA Accredited

•A recognized software Testing certification / diploma / degree
•ISTQB Foundation Certification


•Minimum 1 years’ experience in a software Tester role or,
•Minimum 2 years Telesure system and business experience ***

•Financial Services Experience
•Experience in testing and analytics
•An automation Tools

Knowledge of:
•Insurance Industry
•Comprehensive understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
•Testing Standards
•Automation tools
•Test Management ToolsSkills:
•Communication (written and verbal)
•Logical /Abstract Reasoning
•Decision Making
•Adaptability and/or flexibility
•Presentation Skills
•Interpersonal skills
•Development skills in preferred technologies and frameworks (IBM iSeries / Microsoft .Net etc)
Job Closing Date 14/06/2021
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