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Junior IT Quality Test Analyst - Automation

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Junior/Mid

Job description

We have a vacancy available for a Junior Test Analyst. The purpose of the role is to assist with the automation testing stream delivery by scripting new test cases assisting with and maintenance of the regression test pack and regression framework encompassing Capfin’s software landscape. The Junior Test Analyst will be responsible for ensuring that a quality product is delivered to the end user.


Key Performance Areas:
    Automation / Nonfunctional Implementation and Maintenance
    • Assist with maintenance of the automated regression test pack. (SA and International)
    • Run daily automation scripts and analyse failures.
    • Perform both maintenance of existing automation scripts and development of scripts to support new functionality.
    Test Analysis and Design
    • Reviewing the test basis (such as requirements, design, interface specifications) to determine impact on automation effort
    • Identifying and prioritising test conditions based on analysis of test items, the specification, behaviour and structure of the software
    • Be able to derive non-functional testing requirements from the applicable test basis
    Test Implementation and Execution
    • Work with product and development team to gather requirements, user stories/acceptance criteria and translate them to test cases and automated test scripts using automated tools.
    • Work with the automation team to create and maintain automated nightly build verification tests.
    • Develop tools and methods to facilitate automation efforts, both functional and non-functional.
    • Define and produce departmental metrics and measurements in regards to automation status and proficiency.
    Evaluating Exit Criteria
    • Assess the automation regression test execution against the defined objectives for each level of testing to determine if enough testing has been done.
    • Check if defects raised have been resolved, confirmation tested, or are outstanding.
    • Preparation of automated test coverage and clearance reports.
    • Preparation of defect status report.
    Test Closure
    • Post implementation sessions with the functional test team to determine impact to regression test suite.
    • Provide input into the automation regression test plan after each release detailing strategy to update automated regression suite.
    • Maintenance of the automated regression test suite post signoff
    • Three-year tertiary qualification in a relevant Financial/IT related field of study
    • ISEB /ISTQB Foundation Certification in Software Testing
    • Two year’s automation (scripting) experience with .NET technologies (VB.NET, C# or CodedUI.), either in a development or test automation capacity
    • Experience with client/server type application landscape (SQL Server, .Net, C#)
    Functional Competencies
    • Be able to automate functionality contained in complex user interfaces (Microsoft technologies)
    • Must have experience and understanding of structured test methods and processes
    • Detailed knowledge of test types (System Integration Testing, Regression Testing, Load and Performance Testing)
    • Be able to interrogate SQL databases using DML, DDL as per automation test case requirements
     Behavioural Competencies
    • Quality and Detail Orientation
    • Planning and Organising
    • Pro-Activity
    • Teamwork
    • Information Gathering and Problem Analysis

    The closing date for this position is 21 May 2018.

    Posted on 08 May 10:14


    Capfin is the South African brand of the global Southern View Finance (SVF) group of companies, based in the northern suburbs of the Western Cape. The SVF Group of companies conducts an international unsecured lending business, offering technologically driven, responsible and friendly loan products to the mass market.

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