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QA Specialist

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An investment company is looking for a Lead QA Specialist who will be responsible for testing and related duties operating on a small, dedicated QA team operating within a Windows environment. The position will develop, document and execute test plans and test cases, as well as generate and maintain automation scripts if required.


The position will also document and track software bugs identified through testing and generally work with developers to resolve outstanding issues.


  • Develop and document test plans, test cases, SQL scripts and automation
  • scripts based on user requirements; condition data as required
  • Document and execute regression, functional, and integration tests
  • Document and track software failures using JIRA and/or similar tools
  • Work with developers and QA team members to resolve outstanding bugs
  • Support ongoing work to automate and document QA regression testing



  • Relevant diploma or degree
  • Ability to interact with development team to identify and resolve bugs
  • Ability to develop test plans and cases using business requirements


  • 3+ years’ experience as a QA engineer
  • Knowledge of Flexcube
  • Knowledge of Retail Investment domain
  • Knowledge of Transfer Agency
  • Knowledge of front-end development technologies and tools e.g. HTML, CSS etc.
  • Knowledge of database query languages e.g. SQL
  • Knowledge of web applications

Competencies and Personality Attributes

  • Detail oriented, and not willing to say "OK" until something meets your
  • standards
  • Passionate about great user experiences
  • Knowledgeable about testing methodologies
  • Able to develop test plans and test cases in an agile development environment
  • A great team player, able to interact easily with both business and technology
  • stakeholders
  • Full of ideas about how to make your life easier through effective automation
  • of quality assurance testing
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to source information from the users/clients
  • Ability to work under pressure, time management and to be able to multi-task multiple projects

Software, Systems knowledge

  • Understanding of financial markets and financial systems
  • Experience with testing Financial products and websites

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

Position Type


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Market Related


Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Western Cape - Cape Town CBD