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Quality Assurance

Vacancy Details

Reference No.

MM6-42935

Synopsis

A growing Software house, developing Enterprise (nTier) Application is seeking for an individual to assume the role of Quality Assurance. The successful incumbent will be responsible for analysing functional and non-functional business requirements and to create the specification by example of tests or acceptance tests and identify the required test data.

Description

  • Work closely with the Business Owner, Business Analysts, Developers, Architects, DPMs to analyse functional and non-functional business requirements and to create the specification by example tests or acceptance tests and identify the required test data.
  • Work alongside other Quality Analysts within a project team.
  • Participate in Sprint Planning, stand up, retrospective and other sprint ceremonies.
  • Participate in story time with the business analyst and technical lead or architect in refining the product backlog and high-level estimations.
  • Participate in customer workshops to obtain the customer requirements and at times act as a proxy product owner and be able to demonstrate delivered user stories to the stakeholders.
  • Estimate Quality Analysts effort for new user stories, change requests and defects.
  • Identify Quality Analysts 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.
  • Investigate 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.
  • 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.
  • Work collaboratively as part of an Agile development team.

Requirements

  • IT Diploma or Certificate will be an added advantage.
  • Must have minimum of Matric with at least 3 years of on the job work related experience.
  • Remuneration package will be tailored according to relevant experience.
  • Experience using Agile methodologies will be an advantage.
  • Experience in setting up test environments.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

Position Type

Permanent

Work Level

Mid-Level

Salary

Market Related

Industry

Information Technology

Salary Type

Annually

Package

Cost To Company

Affirmative Action

Yes

Geographic Location

Western Cape