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Test Analyst

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # TA-G20/07/27
Published 14/01/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial long and short term insurance providers. Our portfolio includes South Africa’s most loved and recognisable brands such as 1st for Women, Auto & General, Budget, Dialdirect, Virseker and 1Life. Employee Benefits Administration via our Hippo Advisory Services, which includes health insurance, provident fund and group life administration. Hippo is South Africa's first comparison website and compares insurance, other personal finance products, travel, health, money, travel, cars from a range of South African brands. We’re pioneers with a hunger for the best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing beyond limits.
Job Functions Analysis,Information Technology
Industries Insurance
Specification
To support the business requirements for the provision of system testing services. To support Business-related and IT 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.

Quality Testing
Carry out a specified range of complex tests to verify that specifications are met and to reject nonconforming material or articles. To take responsibility for identifying potential risks, issue management and quality assurance during project life cycle. Carry out a range of quality management activities under the guidance of senior colleagues.

Quality Testing Design
Validate new or existing complex test methods and procedures; identify issues and recommend improvements to contribute to further development. Design and deliver test scenarios and scripts in a structured way, prioritised to reflect business or technical priorities and are approved by appropriate stakeholders. Scope is to cover test cycle contents and regression packs.

Testing IT Performance
Perform routine website/applications software tests. To ensure that test scenarios and scripts are prepared in a structured way, prioritised to reflect business or technical priorities and are approved by appropriate stakeholders. Scope is to cover test cycle contents and regression
packs. To create and review automated and functional test scripts, execute complex 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.

Document Preparation
Prepare moderately complex documents using a variety of computer applications. Also responsible for gathering and summarizing data for reports including test scripts, activity schedules, narrative and written reports and visual progress charts.

Project and Program Stakeholder Engagement
Support stakeholder engagement by arranging meetings, events, and other stakeholder engagement activities. Daily execution meetings with project stakeholders to review daily status and confirm next steps / actions or JAD Sessions. Schedule and hold internal and external meetings; to achieve effective SIT test results.

Operational Compliance
Develop working knowledge of the organization's policies and procedures and of regulatory codes and codes of conduct relevant to own work, adhering to mandatory procedures to ensure own work is undertaken to the required standards.

Data Management
Manage test data and ensure data is available and ready for use. Ensure data is protected, in line with the POPI act.

Work Scheduling and Allocation
Organize own work schedule in order to get the job done, coordinating with support services and assigning short-term tasks to others if necessary.

Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.
Requirements
General Education
Matric / Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited (Essential);
Relevant accredited testing certification (Essential);
Relevant IT degree / diploma (Advantageous)

General Experience
2 - 3 years experience in a Software Tester role (Essential).
Financial Services experience (Advantageous);
Worked on 2 or more projects in software testing (Essential);
Experience in Agile and DevOps (Essential);
Exposure to various Automation Tools (Advantageous)

*SAQA Accredited Equivalent* - It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.

Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)** competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) - As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are always and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.

Employment Equity

The Company's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

Internal Applications: This role is graded at C-Lower. Should you apply and you are currently employed at a higher grade and are found successful, your total reward package may be impacted.

Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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About TIH

Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.

What we offer

TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, an on-site Dischem store, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme

Job Closing Date 24/01/2022
   
   
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