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Test Analyst

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2015-08-04 11:25:04 AM

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Test Analyst

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Project Location:

Sandton, Gauteng

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Commensurate with experience

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Job Description:
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The incumbent will be required to perform a range of functions to assist in the successful delivery of software testing. These functions range from test case preparation, review and amendment, through to test execution and result documentation.

Key Responsibility Areas:

To undertake all system test related activities in support of the business requirements for the provision of new and updated systems. 
To undertake functional and integration testing, and liaison with internal and/or third-party suppliers to ensure appropriate test coverage.
To undertake Quality Assurance checks during third -party supplier and internal developments to ensure that only appropriate code is delivered into test environments.
To attend workshops comprising business and/or technical representatives to cover test-dependent activities such as requirement verification and prioritization, test scenario identification and general matters.
To ensure that test scenarios and scripts are prepared in a structured way, prioritized to reflect business or technical priorities.
To ensure results are recorded.
Manage and execute the re-testing of defects and issues.
To prepare and maintain relevant test documentation.
To support other test team members and associated IT and Business resources as appropriate to the implementation of testing related activities.
To carry out other tasks as agreed with the Test Team Lead.


Attention to detail
Effective planning and organisation skills
Copes well under pressure
Flexible and adaptable in the face of changing priorities or circumstances
Drives for results
Problem solving ability
Time management


Test Case documentation
Test Case execution
Knowledge of best practice software testing standards
Defect Management & Reporting
Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Experience in software development projects
Test automation experience would be advantageous

Education & Qualification:

ISTQB certification will be an advantage
At least 3 - 5 years experience in software testing
Full software project lifecycle experience

Format: Skill Description (Rating 1-5,Experience in Months)
Rating: 1-Beginner, 2-Below Average, 3-Average, 4-Above Average, 5-Expert

Required Job Skills:
SDLC : Documentation, Technical Writing, QA (DQ)

Required Software Skills:
Pmt Jira (4,42-48)
Pmt Agile (4,42-48)
DQ Mercury (4,42-48)

Required Business Skills:
IT - Quality Assurance (4,42-48)
IT - Application Programming Interfaces (API) (4,42-48)
IT - Acceptance Testing (4,42-48)