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Quality Assurance

Vacancy Details

Reference No.

HB6

Synopsis

Our client, an enterprise retail software development specialist with a focus on customer experience seeks an individual to assume the role of a Quality Assurance Tester. The successful incumbent will be working closely with the Business Owner, Business Analysts, Developers, Architects, DPMs to analyse functional and non-functional business requirements.

Description

  • To create the specification by example tests/acceptance tests and identify the required test data.
  • Works alongside other Quality Analysts within a project team.
  • Experience in setting up test environments.
  • Participate in Sprint Planning, stand up, retrospective and other sprint ceremonies.
  • Participate in story time with the business analyst and technical lead / architect in refining the product backlog and high-level estimations.
  • Participates in customer workshops to obtain the customer requirements and at times acts as a proxy product owner and be able to demonstrate delivered user stories to the customer/stakeholder.
  • Estimate QA effort for new user stories, change requests and defects.
  • Identifies QA tasks for new user stories during planning sessions.
  • Preform manual testing.
  • Perform and monitor automated testing with Developers (SQL, XML, Java, Automation experience essential).
  • Exploratory testing.
  • Regression testing.
  • Produce test plans and test metrics.
  • The ability to investigating the root cause of a defect and to review with the project team.
  • Create defects with appropriate replication steps in the internal change control system and provide logs where possible.
  • Create and maintain release documentation for internal and external distribution.
  • Set up and maintain test environments and deploy software.
  • Monitors the tasks for completed user stories to meet the definition of done.
  • Serve as 1st line support for the team. Test defects raised by internal and external clients to validate defects.
  • Review functional and design stories to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables at the start of each sprint.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artefacts like the test data, data validation etc.
  • Working collaboratively as part of an Agile development team:

Requirements

  • Ideally an IT Diploma or Certificate will be an advantage but is not essential.
  • Minimum requirement is Matric with at least 3  years of on the job work related experience. Remuneration package will be tailored according to relevant experience.
  • Ideally but not essential, experience using Agile methodologies will be an advantage.

Position Type

Permanent

Work Level

Mid-Level

Salary

Market Related

Industry

Information Technology

Salary Type

Annually

Package

Cost To Company

Affirmative Action

No

Geographic Location

Western Cape - Cape Town CBD