QA Technical Tester

QA Technical Tester

Job Title: QA Technical Tester
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 0.00
Reference: JN -062017-8683
Job Published: July 26, 2017 13:56

Job Description

The Quality Assurance Technical Tester will be responsible for the planning and execution of technical test
related activities for developed business applications, ensuring that they are effectively tested against
agreed functional and non-functional requirements prior to, and post production deployment.
Job Functions Software Testing Industries Ecommerce Specification
Duties will include, but not limited to:
 Review, analyse and identify test requirements based on the functional and design specifications from
technical documentation (Business/Development briefs, Use Case Diagrams, Architectures and/or
Integration Documents) and ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
 Working with Development & Product Teams to understand the requirements and prepare QA
documents pertaining to planning, design, implementation, execution and exit reporting.
 Proactively raise questions and seek resolution of outstanding clarifications required for testing.
 Create, document and maintain test plan/cases around new and existing business requirements and
technical specifications.
 Execute and evaluate manual/automated test cases and report test results.
 Potential writing of custom test solutions (automated scripts, test harnesses, SQL scripts etc.)
 Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with Testing, Development & Product Teams.
 Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
 Troubleshoot with development team to identify, replicate, verify and report defects.
 Performance, Load & Stress testing.
 Setup and maintain Automation for monitoring and regression
 Perform regression and ad-hoc testing of system components potentially affected by system changes.
 Actively participate in daily Scrum and project planning meetings.
 Working together with QA Manager and Test Lead to ensure that testing needs for all supported projects
are met in a timely manner and that all software products meet the quality levels set by Business.
 Communicate with Product Owners and Product Support Analysts to ensure all Quality Assurance
projects are managed, tracked and delivered to customer expectations with highest quality standards,
within required timelines.
 Provide Management with metrics, analysis, and other relevant reports regarding the quality of testing.
 Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate immediately to Management.
 Create and maintain constant communication and healthy working relationships between Quality
Assurance Development and Product Teams.

Essential Requirements:
 Experience with contemporary load/stress/performance/automation testing tools.
 Experience with backend database testing, including validating stored procs, jobs and triggers.
 Experience solving technical problems and ability to translate technical requirements into test plans.

Advantageous Requirements:
 Good general Development programing knowledge.
 Good general IT knowledge.
 Ability to find defects and bugs quickly.
 Understanding of systems and architecture (DB's, Servers, Networks etc.)
 Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
 Experiences in Quality Management Software and Processes.
 Knowledge and experience in technical aspects of software solution being tested.
 Functional/Technical Skills.
 Business process understanding.
Personal Competencies:
 Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
 Strong analytical skills & attention to detail.
 Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
 Ability to make decisions and be accountable for decisions and actions.
 Effective planning and organisation skills.
 Copes well under pressure.
 Flexible and adaptable in the face of changing priorities or circumstances.
 Drives for results.
 Problem solving ability.

This position requires trust and honesty it has access to customers financial details - therefore a credit and criminal record check will be
The qualifications identified herein are an inherent job requirement, therefore a qualification verification check will be done.
By applying for this role, and supplying the necessary details, you hereby grant us permission to apply for these checks. This will be done in a
confidential manner, and solely for the purposes of verification.

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