South Africa

Senior Test Analyst

Company Transaction Junction
Reference # B055
Published 15/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
We are the foremost bank-independent Payment Services Provider (PSP) in Southern Africa and process volumes in excess of 2 billion transactions per annum. We play a vital role in the payment ecosystem, consistently delivering quality solutions to our customers. We service multiple industries including major retailers, financial institutions and companies looking to extend their payment services requirements securely and on time. Our aim is to remove the complexities of doing business while providing real value. We have an impeccable track record and are able to deliver innovative solutions that are tailor-made to suit diverse business needs, while at the same time ensuring that the regulatory requirements are taken care of.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Financial Services
Responsible for testing of Transaction Junction’s payment applications and supporting software to ensure the products produced meet both functional and non-functional requirements. Uses a combination of manual and automated tests, including the analysis, documentation and reporting of issues found during testing to ensure the delivery of quality products to internal and external customers.

Test Planning
Analyse requirements for the system under test in order to establish and prioritize test conditions, select suitable test cases and test techniques
Identify test objectives, plan and document test strategies and identify resources required for testing
Analyze product specifications, software requirements specifications, and software prototypes, and interact with software developers to plan and develop test cases
Design, build and execute manual and automated test scripts that can verify the software satisfies both functional and non-functional requirements
Design and manage tests that confirm compliance with industry and proprietary protocols
Design, build and execute load test scripts that ensure the software responds within agreed parameters
Identify, communicate and respond to product and test activity risks
Create and maintain technical documentation, define technical documentation templates and prescribed policies and procedures
Ensure that the requisite technical supporting documentation, in line with the established Transaction Junction development standards and internal policies is created and adhered to at all times
Build and maintain a test environment that is representative of production
Fix Verification/Impact Analysis: Developing or recommending solutions to fix any problems discovered during testing
Reproduce issues and verify no further regressions are caused by the fix
Breakdown, prioritize and execute tasks to achieve product deliverables per sprint
Provide estimates for initial high-level requirements and more detailed estimates for upcoming tasks as input into sprint planning
Ensure that the testing conducted is in line with the output and success requirements of the applicable sprint
Report test results and conduct defect trend analysis
Verify that Transaction Junction delivers software solutions that are of appropriate quality and delivered in line with any applicable contractual
Conduct and manage handover processes from QA to Operations for accurate implementations within the production environment

Test Strategy/Process/ Team support
Take overall ownership of the testing strategy and testing processes across all products and projects
Lead the continuous improvement of the testing strategy and processes
Ensure other testers follow testing processes
Guide other testers in best practice and assist in improving their testing skills
Work with software developers to assist in improving development practices to meet quality standards
Attend Design Reviews to gain understanding of functionality in order to develop and execute testing tasks and responsibilities

Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
Plan and prioritize, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs
Stay relevant and up-to-date with latest technology trends and insights
Demonstrate and promote a strict adherence and knowledge of the latest and most applicable security standards within the payments industry

Ensures Accountability
Manages Complexity
Tech Savvy
Optimizes Work Processes
Instills Trust
Decision Quality


Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science or equivalent prior learning
Certified Test Analyst


Minimum of 3 years’ experience in testing environment in a similar role
Job Closing Date 29/07/2021
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