Senior Test Analyst

Senior Test Analyst

Job Title: Senior Test Analyst
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 540000.00
Reference: JN -032017-8017
Job Published: June 02, 2017 21:06

Job Description

Senior Test Analyst
The Senior Test Analyst within the eCommerce team is responsible for the coordination, planning and execution of procedures to ensure successful test cycles for all projects. He or she will assist in the development of test plans with other test analysts while mentoring more junior level test analysts. He or she will review project test plans, facilitate integration testing, define and monitor all testing activities going on throughout assigned projects as well as provide timely escalation of any major issues that could impact or delay any given project.

The role of the Sr. Test Analyst is to identify software flaws and ensure software functionality adheres to the corresponding requirements specifications defined for each project. This candidate must have extensive experience in QA software testing. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting QA efforts pertaining to multi-system platforms, web based applications, system interfaces, performance testing and integration testing. This person must be an excellent communicator (written and verbal), and be able to work with project members from all areas of the business. They must have experience writing test plans, cases, and risk assessments, as well as execution, and issue lifecycle. This person must be a self-starter with experience in developing QA process and workflow.

 Development and management of testing standards/methodology.
 Development of test strategies, comprehensive test plans and QA project plans.
 Execution of system and integration testing.
 Management of test environments.
 Review of project test strategies and test plans.
 Facilitation of integration testing.
 Participate in System Design.

Additional Skills:
 Experience in Business Process Modelling and Business Process Automation a plus.
 Experience with SQL and relational database concepts a plus.
 Experience with test automation tools and/or software a plus.
 Experience with Project Management a plus.
 Thorough understanding of Quality Assurance as it relates to system development.
 Thorough understanding of PMLC/SDLC concepts.
 Ability to interact effectively with IT and business individuals/teams at all organizational levels.
 Ability to effectively communicate to management risks, issues, alternatives, and recommendations.
 SQA/CSQTE, ISTQB and other certifications a plus.
 Experience with creating project Test Strategies and Test Plans.

 Degree in Computer Science, or related industry experience

 Between 3 to 7 years’ experience working in a quality assurance capacity.
 CSQA/CSQTE, ISTQB and other certifications a plus.

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