QA Engineer

QA Engineer

Job Title: QA Engineer
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 35000.00
Reference: JN -022017-7618
Job Published: June 08, 2017 09:39

Job Description

Looking for a QA Engineer, to join an Open Source team situated in Cape Town.
You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a young, dynamic, multi-skilled team of Developers, Designers, and Product owners, in order to iteratively deliver sound technical solutions on a suite of web and mobile-web products.

Job Outputs
  • The primary objective would be to drive the testing process through development into production
  • Setup test environments and keep them in-sync with production environments
  • Log bugs that you pick up, not only for deployments, but going through all existing sites and mobi-sites
  • Use investigative and analytical skills to find defects, whilst continuing to complete tasks set by Team Leads
  • Plan and estimate test effort, including the creation, maintenance and review of test-related documentation
  • Collaborate with developers as needed to resolve problems and identify the root cause of product defects
  • Work with Product team to write User Acceptance Criteria for each story
Skills and Competencies
  • Knowledge of the WordPress CMS or keen interest and ability to learn this
  • Knowledge and experience of software testing methodologies
  • Ability to turn Product requirements into test scenarios
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in an agile environment using the Scrum framework
  • Must be willing and able to learn new technologies quickly through self-learning
  • An excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • The ability to read Afrikaans (many of the sites are in Afrikaans)
Qualifications and Experience
  • At least 2 – 4 years’ experience testing web and mobi-web sites
  • Knowledge of Selenium and/or any other testing software
  • Experience in automated testing and implementation thereof
  • Expertise in Functional, Regression and End-to-End Integration testing
  • Bonus: Working knowledge of MySQL and writing simple MySQL queries
  • Bonus: Querying the WordPress MySQL DB to verify that forms are submitted correctly
We offer
  • A market related salary (with various options to structuring your salary package)
  • Flexible working hours (core hours are from 09:30 – 15:30)
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • A coffee barista, regular Friday socials, quarterly team building - generally a great working environment!

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