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API Tester

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Location:

Century City, Western Cape 

Salary:

R25,000.00 per month

Posted:

30-10-2018
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Skilled

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
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Job Description:

Software Quality Engineer - API Tester
Century City
R 25 000 + excellent benefits

Job Description
  • The Software Quality Engineer performs functional and automated tests using test scripts and/or test suites.
  • The SQE is proficient in blackbox, whitebox and regression testing requiring no purpose supervision.
  • An element of guidance and mentorship of less experienced team members is expected.
  • Required to drive test process and strategy defined by the QA Manager.

Responsibilities
  • Extract critical application functional requirements and User Scenarios to add to the Regression Test Plan and/or Smoke Test Plan
  • Inform QA Manager, Software Development Manager and Scrum Team of delays in testing activities or problems arising from variances
  • Investigates new ways to improve the current test processes with the QA Manager
  • Track test progress within the team by extracting reports in Team Foundation Server and communicating progress to Scrum Team
  • Take ownership of test within the Scrum Team
  • Extract Test Plan status report in Regression (Staging) and identify the test scenarios with status Blocked and Fail and report to QA Manager and Scrum Team
 
Skills & Knowledge
  • In depth understanding of testing methodologies, standards, SDLC and development methodologies
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries
  • Good understanding of Test Case Management Tools, in particular, Microsoft Test Manager.
  • Excercises independent judgement after considering alternatives
  • Coordinates own tasks and less senior QA team members to meet project schedules

Minimum qualifications
  • National Diploma (NDIP): Information Technology or Bachelor of Science Degree or 3 years IT work experience
  • International ISTQB Foundation Certification in Testing
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst or ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst
  • Advantageous: Certified Agile Tester
  • Minimum 5 years Test Experience including Mobile QA Testing experience

Preferred Skills and Behaviours
  • Basic knowledge of HTTP, CSS and HTTP Web Servers
  • Basic understanding of test automation tools
  • Basic understanding of Automation Frameworks
  • Good understanding of Continuous Integration Tools & Software
  • Broad understanding of service layer protocols including testing the API
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript, JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) and SOAP & REST services

Job Category:

Software Engineer, Software Tester, Systems Tester
Company Info
IT Staffing
Melkbosstrand, WC, South Africa

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IT Staffing
Melkbosstrand, WC, South Africa

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API Tester

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Location:

Century City, Western Cape 

Salary:

R25,000.00 per month

Posted:

30-10-2018
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Skilled

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
col-wide   

Job Description:

Software Quality Engineer - API Tester
Century City
R 25 000 + excellent benefits

Job Description
  • The Software Quality Engineer performs functional and automated tests using test scripts and/or test suites.
  • The SQE is proficient in blackbox, whitebox and regression testing requiring no purpose supervision.
  • An element of guidance and mentorship of less experienced team members is expected.
  • Required to drive test process and strategy defined by the QA Manager.

Responsibilities
  • Extract critical application functional requirements and User Scenarios to add to the Regression Test Plan and/or Smoke Test Plan
  • Inform QA Manager, Software Development Manager and Scrum Team of delays in testing activities or problems arising from variances
  • Investigates new ways to improve the current test processes with the QA Manager
  • Track test progress within the team by extracting reports in Team Foundation Server and communicating progress to Scrum Team
  • Take ownership of test within the Scrum Team
  • Extract Test Plan status report in Regression (Staging) and identify the test scenarios with status Blocked and Fail and report to QA Manager and Scrum Team
 
Skills & Knowledge
  • In depth understanding of testing methodologies, standards, SDLC and development methodologies
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries
  • Good understanding of Test Case Management Tools, in particular, Microsoft Test Manager.
  • Excercises independent judgement after considering alternatives
  • Coordinates own tasks and less senior QA team members to meet project schedules

Minimum qualifications
  • National Diploma (NDIP): Information Technology or Bachelor of Science Degree or 3 years IT work experience
  • International ISTQB Foundation Certification in Testing
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst or ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst
  • Advantageous: Certified Agile Tester
  • Minimum 5 years Test Experience including Mobile QA Testing experience

Preferred Skills and Behaviours
  • Basic knowledge of HTTP, CSS and HTTP Web Servers
  • Basic understanding of test automation tools
  • Basic understanding of Automation Frameworks
  • Good understanding of Continuous Integration Tools & Software
  • Broad understanding of service layer protocols including testing the API
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript, JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) and SOAP & REST services

Job Category:

Software Engineer, Software Tester, Systems Tester
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