Software Tester

Software Tester

Job Title: Software Tester
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 210000.00
Reference: JN -012017-7458
Job Published: February 09, 2017 09:49

Job Description


Require the services of a competent individual to participate in the software development process as a software tester. The ideal candidate will have previous software testing experience with PHP knowledge in the financial services sector. 

Minimum Requirements 
Software testing experience
Excellent proficiency in both Afrikaans and English
Excellent Microsoft Office knowledge
Own transport
Good Communication
A good understanding of the software development process
Good writing skills (for documenting the process)  

Advantageous Requirements 
Diploma / Certificate in IT
Financial Services experience
Agile / SCRUM experience  

Personality Traits 
Good judgment skills  
A natural curiosity
The ability to work in a team and as an individual
The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines  
The position 
You will be responsible to perform testing on development done for the central CRM system.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to differentiate between a developer and end user mind set.
It's your job to work as hard as you can to 'break' the new product to help the design process.
You'll work closely with software designers and the program manager to understand more about what each function is meant to do, its key features and who will use it. 
You'll run functional tests, customer scenario testing, stress testing, performance testing and scalability testing. The ultimate goal is to iron out any bugs and improve the quality of the system as a whole. 
Although testing is the main function, you should have the ability to make suggestions for improvements.
This specific position is based in the Cape Town Northern Suburbs.
Applicants without Financial services experience will be required to do NQF5 and NQF6 studies. Work back contracts will apply.  
The company has a fast paced environment and the individual should be comfortable with changes made to specifications and requirements. 
Only Cape Town and surrounding suburbs based applicants 

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