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QA Automation Engineer

Remuneration:R30000 - R55000 per month 
Location:Cape Town
Company:Recruit Digital

Our client is looking for an experienced QA Engineer The incumbent will be expected to own quality across the platform, be involved at all levels of the product lifecycle, with a view to build in quality throughout the platform. The candidate will ensure the effective planning, control and coordination of the test competency and practice.


The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following key deliverables:
  • Lead the quality journey through the platform, develop and maintain a community of practice focused on quality.
  • Contribute to the formulation and execution of the quality strategy and direct the operation to meet strategic goals, directing short-term and long-range planning.
  • Hold key relationships across each business unit and service unit internally, and also externally with key stakeholders to execute on the strategic vision.
  • Display a good client service orientation and strive for client engagement.
  • Ensure the translation of functional requirements into testable scenarios, test cases, and test plans, and ensure execution against these enabling the delivery of a robust solution.
  • Design and develop test plans and test scripts in conjunction with the team to test each software component and demonstrate the business condition under test and the expected results.
  • Define, design, implement and update relevant test methodologies.
  • Seek to continuously improve software quality, testing tools, testing processes and testing environments.
  • Ensure the tracking and fixing of defects, recording appropriate metrics and monitoring to track progress and the outcomes of the test process.
  • Partner with the organisation to attract the right testing talent, ensure that the team is staffed according to requirements and that all team members are fully utilised.
  • Ensure Service Level Agreements are met and exceeded.

Qualifications and Experience required
  • Formal software testing certification
  • ISTQB/ISEB Certification.
  • Solid understand of Software testing concepts and methodologies.
  • Good knowledge on software design and the software development life cycle (SDLC), with experience working in an agile team and understands agile frameworks (Scrum).
  • Possess knowledge of fundamental project management principles.
  • Experience working with Test Management tools – Jira, confluence, would be advantageous.
  • Strong analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills.

Posted on 11 Feb 10:52

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