• Location: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Salary: ZAR30000 - ZAR65000 per month + Medical pension provident
  • Technology: Java Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 12th Mar, 2019
  • Reference: QA Tech test
Software tester

Key Responsibilities:

* Contribute to a comprehensive Test Architecture by implementing the team's Test Strategy
* Participate in the selection of appropriate test automation tools and relevant test techniques
* Use risk-driven techniques to develop, maintain, and execute automated test suites
* Follow best practices and propose continuous improvements for your system area
* Review requirements, agree acceptance criteria and refer to project/system documentation to clarify and define the necessary tests
* Scheduling and requesting use of test environments, appropriate test data to support Test Plans
* Work with the development team to capture and reuse automated Unit / Component Test Cases, Test Stubs/Drivers and other development test objects
* Perform testing cycles including System Tests, Functional/Non-functional Tests, Exploratory Tests, End-to-End Tests etc.
* Creation and maintenance of regression test packs, including an automated E2E and acceptance test suite to be run nightly
* Communicate to relevant stakeholders the latest status, issues and risks of test activities (escalating as appropriate)
* Adherence to Release Control best practices and procedures, IT policies and M&G Prudential regulatory controls

You will have:

* Significant years of proven software testing experience; automated and manual
* Testing experience with REST API solutions
* Testing experience on one of the technologies (Java, .Net, C## etc.), Java & Groovy preferred
* Use of at least 1 industry-standard BDD testing tool (e.g. Spock, Cucumber), Spock preferred
* Preferably experience working with Azure cloud solutions
* Experience working with webservers
* Use of standard Agile techniques (e.g. Scrum, Kanban etc.) and tools (e.g. JIRA)
* Strong technical experience and fluent in technical communications
* Expertise in the end-to-end software development lifecycle
* Demonstrable track record in a delivery-focused role

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