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Vacancies: Software Test Analyst

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Name:
Software Test Analyst
 
Location:
Western Cape
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
 
Suburb And City:
Cape Town
Expected Starting Date :
2017/05/01
 
EE/AA:
Checked
 

Job Specification

Job Name:
Software Test Analyst- Intermediate
Reports to:
Test Lead, Test Manager
Sector:
IT & Telecommunications
Minimum Education:
    •ISEB/ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing certification or FTI Software Testing certification.
Personal Skills and Attributes:
•English Communication Skills (written & verbal)
•Presentation and Facilitation Skills
•Business Acumen
•Listening Skills
•Task management, prioritization and execution skills
Required Experience:
•12 months + or 2 projects as a Software Tester with experience on multiple software development projects.
•Experience throughout the whole Fundamental Test Process (Planning, Control, Analysis, Design, Implementation, Execution, Reporting, Closure)
•Experience throughout the whole Defect/Bug Lifecycle (Open, Review, Fixed, Closed)
•Experience in SDLC methodologies such AGILE-SCRUM/KANBAN, Waterfall, V-Model, Big Bang
Role Overview:
This is junior to senior level role in the organization and is deeply involved within the SDLC collaborating with software developers, architects, designers, managers, business analysts, systems administrators, security specialists, UX designers, and clients. This role can function on their own with minimal to no supervision.
Software systems are an integral part of our lives today and most people have had an experience when software does not work as it is supposed to. When software does not work it can lead to many problems such as loss of money, time, business reputation, and could even cause injury or death.
The successful individual will be responsible for the test analysis, test design, test implementation and test execution, including logging defects and reporting to senior level. Works under the supervision of a Senior Test Analyst, Test Lead, Test Manager or Project Manager.
The role level is based on exposure as well as efficiency throughout the SDLC and managing complex risk deliverables.
Responsibilities:
STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
•Discussions with business stakeholders to identify and clarify Business needs / opportunities
•Supporting Test Planning and Test Control activities
•Stakeholder interaction across all levels of the customer organization

REQUIREMENTS GATHERING
•Review and analysis of available project documentation
•Identification and extraction of test requirements
•Identification and escalation of risks and issues

TESTING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
•Support with Test Planning activities
•Support QA process activities
•Perform Test Analysis activities
•Perform Test Design activities
•Perform Test Implementation activities
•Define, prepare, review, and maintain test data
•Create, Review and maintain test cases
•Review and maintain test automation scripts
•Sequencing of the test cases
•Execute tests ( Scripted test cases, Regression tests, Retesting, Test automation scripts )
•Log and manage raised defects
•Support root cause analysis and troubleshooting
•Report test progress and status to reporting member
•Preservation of the testware
•Submitting the daily execution status reports.

USER TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION
•Perform walkthroughs and technical reviews
•Mentor peers
•Assist with general documentation
•Reporting
Required Experience:
•12 months + or 2 projects as a Software Tester with experience on multiple software development projects.
•Experience throughout the whole Fundamental Test Process (Planning, Control, Analysis, Design, Implementation, Execution, Reporting, Closure)
•Experience throughout the whole Defect/Bug Lifecycle (Open, Review, Fixed, Closed)
•Experience in SDLC methodologies such AGILE-SCRUM/KANBAN, Waterfall, V-Model, Big Bang
Minimum Experience:
3-5 years (Intermediate)
 
 
 

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