cape town, WC, South Africa
QA Engineer (Full Stack)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Open to All Candidates
QA Engineer (Full Stack)
As a QA Engineer, you will form part of the teams that are responsible for the development, integration and maintenance of in-house developed applications, providing innovative tools to the end user, ensuring a seamless, intuitive hosting experience to our customers.
The ideal candidate will be adept at both manual and automated testing of web applications. You will be expected to develop, implement and maintain test plans for manual test scripts and automate these as part of our overall release and regression testing. You will need to work collaboratively with the development and quality assurance teams to triage problems, write bug reports, and perform validation. Following and adding to the existing test procedures, guidelines, standards and processes. You should be willing to learn and work on new technologies. You will play a big part in maturing our CI/CD processes. Overall disposition: Enthusiastic about technology to serve operational and client requirements. Strong work ethic. Self-motivated with a strong team spirit. Dynamic, enthusiastic, self-starting. Excellent multi-tasking skills. Able to use your own initiative. Quality driven. Strives to create optimal systems and simple procedures. Enjoys sharing ideas and innovation. Cool under pressure. Prefers agile development and a self-organizing team environment. Ability to communicate well with both technical and non-technical staff.
Proven work experience in software development. Proven work experience in software quality assurance. Proven work experience in testing automation. Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes. Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases. Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process. Experience with using test management or bug management tools. Hands-on experience with automated testing tools. Be proficient in high-level language, preferably Java. Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus. Solid knowledge of SQL and/or scripting is a plus. Solid knowledge of RSpec and/or Capybara is a plus.
BSc or BTech majoring in Computer Science is a plus. ISTQB Certification is a plus. Either of the above will be advantageous, however, your ability to demonstrate your in-depth understanding of the web technologies and sound software engineering practices will trump a formal qualification.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
Selenium WebDriver/ Automation concepts Maven and TestNG Java RSpec Capybara HTMl and CSS Git/BitBucket Jira and/or Confluence Jmter, SoupUI, Postman or Insomnia Java IDE, Jenkins, etc.
Information Technology, IT Software Tester