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Test Analyst

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent
EducationISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation level
Experience4+ years

Job Description

Our client is seeking a self-motivated Test Analyst. This position requires a strategic thinker; a problem solver who is a self-starter and self-motivated; well organized, flexible, and effective with multiple simultaneous tasks. The Test Engineer will be primarily responsible for creating and test scenarios and identifying/reporting defects in defect tracking tools. This individual will be a pivotal member of an Agile Scrum team working closely with developers and testing team to drive a successful testing strategy. This individual should be passionate about quality and test manual or automation.


Your duties as a Test Analyst would include:

• Responsible for overseeing automated/manual testing performed testers in the mobile app and responsive development team

• Determine if requirements are clear, concise, testable and meet customer expectations

• Interpret requirements to develop positive and negative test scenarios using manual and automation tools

• Deliver working, tested, and releasable software in each sprint

• Good knowledge on testing Responsive design websites

• Provide accurate estimates for test design and execution work

• Identify, analyse, and troubleshoot problems

• Adhere to team priorities and work well in an integrated developer/tester environment

Person Specification:

Required Skills:

• 4 years’ strong background experience in manual and automation testing.

• Experience on writing test documentation like Test Approach, Test plan and Test cases depending upon project expectation

• Strong understanding of the software development life cycle methodologies (SDLC) - Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, etc. - Key word driven testing, Performance, Regression and E2E testing.

• Familiar with any defect or bug tracking tool Jira or Bugzilla etc.

• Experience testing mobile applications and desktop application with various tools and techniques, ensuring compatibility, functionality, security and performance

• Experience in hands on latest devices that are in market

• Experience in testing responsive website in different browsers, tablets, handsets and phablets

• Manage and operate a QA environment including builds and deployment.

• Work as part of an effective self-organizing, cross-functional and disciplined team to achieve repeatable success. Recognise that team success is more important than individual success.

• Good knowledge on Web application testing and mobile testing.

• Working closely with QA team, Development team and Management team to ensure the applications are tested to the defined level of acceptance.

Desirable Skills:

• Experience using open source web automation tools and frameworks – Selenium Web Driver, JUnit/TestNG.

• Experience with Mobile automation tool - Calabash with Jenkins and cucumber

• A problem solving approach to the testing process

• TDD and BDD experience in Agile methodology with Continuous Integration tools including Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Selenium, Calabash etc

• Experience source control systems like GIT etc

• Proficiency with Continuous Integration/Deployment tools (Jenkins, Janky, Team City or Hudson)

• Flexible working - we strongly believe in work/life balance

• Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization

• Ability to influence and motivate others team members

• Highlight requirement and design gaps as early in lifecycle as possible

• Energetic and excited to join a fun, rapidly growing business

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to You can also contact Kirstin on 021 555 0432.

NOTE: When replying to the advert, also include the reference number in the subject line.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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