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Software Tester

Software Tester

Job Title: Software Tester
Location: Gauteng
Industry:
Salary: 420000.00
Reference: JN -042017-8176
Job Published: May 19, 2017 07:47

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
Required skills
  • B.Sc. Computer Science or National Diploma (IT) or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 years testing experience on multiple complex platforms.
  • ISEB Intermediate or equivalent.
  • Solid understanding of testing concepts.
  • Extensive experience of creating manual test plans and test cases.
  • Deep understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Documenting software testing methodology and process.
  • Testing of on-going application maintenance by ensuring changes meet business requirements and do not introduce risk to the business.
  • Documenting and executing regression, functional, and integration tests.
  • Providing support to development, QA and project teams when required.
  • Compiling documentation describing product functions and features.
  • Troubleshooting and managing software bugs and defects.
  • Working with developers and the QA team to complete tasks within allocated timeframes.
  • Experience working with Microsoft SQL Server and ability to write SQL queries.
  • Exposure to software development methodologies.
  • Understanding of QA and testing methodologies.
  • Strong analytical, methodical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • A high level of persuasiveness and credibility.
  • An analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Experience with platform and operating system architecture.
  • Ability to perform operating system and software installations.
  • Documenting results of tests performed and signing off on these.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders on results of tests performed – including defect and requirement issues.
  • Effective stakeholder management - keep management, users and developers informed of progress through effective communication and management of expectation.