Test analyst


As a Software Test Analyst, you will be responsible for testing features and enhancements developed by the development team.  You will participate in our Agile software development process by analysing application requirements, design documents, and user stories, developing comprehensive test structures and test plans, executing tests and analyses results so that software solutions meet business expectations.

Reason for vacancy:Team growth
Reporting to:Head of Development
Management level of role:This is not a management role
Working environment & travel:Remote exceptionally busy, team-orientated environment, task driven
Working hours:08h30 to 17h00

Key Deliverables:

  • Analyse features and enhancements and create comprehensive test plans.
  • Work with Product Manager on features and enhancement testing scenarios
  • Document all test plans and test cases in Jira
  • Test features, enhancements and fixes implemented by developers according to plans
  • Replicate error or bug scenarios encountered by customers
  • Execute auto tests on QA and Production environments
  • Create auto tests using Cypress and Java script using test plans and test cases
  • Write test plans from feature specifications and other internal documents
  • Test software applications and identify software defects and issues
  • Record and follow up on all defects and issues
  • Provide feedback and status reports
  • Develop and monitor testing methodology and standards within the company
  • Create automated tests for functional areas of the application
  • Execute automated tests on QA and Production

Technical knowledge, skills & abilities

  • Knowledge of testing principles/techniques
  • Understanding of documenting and managing system defects
  • Knowledge of Javascript and an automated test platform desirable
  • Knowledge in auditing and accounting desirable

Behavioural, soft competencies & skills

  • Strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail and a passion for accuracy
  • Aptitude to learn new software quickly
  • Aptitude to learn new skills
  • Desire to exceed customer expectations
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and self-manage
  • Ability to prioritise and remain focused on the job at hand
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Display professional business etiquette

Education & qualifications

  • Matric certificate
  • Completed or studying a Bcom degree with accounting 1 completed
  • QA certification (ISEB/ISQTB) Desirable

Details of experience

  • Proven experience in Quality Assurance
  • 3+ years software testing experience
  • Previous experience working with JIRA or a task management tool
  • Previous experience in designing test plans from scratch
  • Experience creating automated tests

What would make the applicant successful in the role?

  • Increasingly able to work independently
  • Ability to converse with customers and internal staff around their functional requirements
  • Achieving excellent internal and external feedback
  • Absolute thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Independent, relaxed, high pressure, project driven environment
  • Can name more than three Star Wars characters

We are committed to employing the best person for the role.

For more information, or any questions contact Tamsin Jatho, [email protected]. Konsise is part of the SurTech group of Companies.

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