Automation Test Analyst  

Automation Test Analyst  

Job Title: Automation Test Analyst  
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 420000.00
Reference: JN -052017-8316
Job Published: September 22, 2017 15:29

Job Description

Job Description An exciting opportunity for an automation tester to provide thought leadership in a dynamic, fast paced environment. The successful candidate will lead the testing effort across multiple platforms (mobile, web, desktop), performing both manual and automated testing.  

 Define the overall project testing strategy (both automated and manual), and drive and implement this strategy across multiple platforms.
 Investigate and recommend the tools and technologies required to execute the test strategy.
 Design functional and integration test cases for multiple systems, and develop templates and best practices for use by other team members.
 Take ownership of the testing function and drive best practice and innovation through thought leadership.  

Required Skills and Experience
 Minimum of 2-4 years’ solid experience in both manual and automation testing, from defining test cases to test case execution and defect logging.  
 Experience in a test lead position, or experience defining the test strategy on a project is highly advantageous.
 Technically minded with experience using different scripting/programming languages and/or test automation frameworks e.g., java, ruby, Selenium, Cucumber, SQL, SoapUI, Coded UI, QTP etc. (specific technologies are less important than being technically minded and willing to learn).  
 Experience of working in highly agile environments, comfortable with changing requirements and willing to handle and resolve ambiguity.
 A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, able to productively engage with multiple stakeholders from business, end users, team members, management etc.
 Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
 Self-starter able to ramp up quickly with a strong delivery focus.  

 BSC Computer Science Degree / BCom Information Technology / IT Diploma  
​ ISTQB Certification (e.g., Foundation, Agile, Advanced) is highly desirable