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INTERMEDIATE – SENIOR TEST ANALYST

Reference Number
QAJAN2022

Description
Saratoga is looking for a test specialist to join our high performing team of business thought leaders. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for minimising the risk of software failure and the quality assurance of developed solutions. The person will be based at client sites and must be able to work with different teams and adapt to change well. Experience in manual testing is essential, with a willingness to move into automation testing if required.

Company Information

We are a vibrant, innovative technology consulting company, and a preferred home for software solutions professionals.

The company culture is professional, yet people centric, and rewards excellence in all its forms.

Our people are some of the brightest in the industry, and many are leaders in their respective fields.

We invest in our people, and develop technology and business experts, by collaborating with clients on meaningful and challenging opportunities.

You will have access to mentorship, career planning, eCoaching and tech talks. We have offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, and offer relocation assistance where appropriate. Our flexi-hours, 20 annual leave days, above-industry salaries, progressive policies, and various staff events, ensure you maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Requirements
Key responsibilities

The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following key deliverables:

Analyse test requirements and test scenarios
Design, co-ordinate and execute testing, in liaison with the team, to ensure comprehensive solution validation and verification against approved business requirements
Plan, schedule and prioritise tests to meet development targets
Prepare and maintain test environments, including the creation of appropriate test data
Maintain and enhance the test case repository
Provide test results and test status to relevant stakeholders
Track and report on software defects
Ensure risks have appropriate mitigation strategies and escalated where necessary
Ensure Service Level Agreements are met and exceeded
Seek to continuously improve software quality, testing tools, testing processes, and testing environments.

Technical Skills and Experience

A minimum of 5 years testing experience (in both manual and automation testing)
Experience working in the Financial Services industry is essential
Technical/development background/understanding is required
Sound understanding of software testing approaches, methodologies and frameworks
Experience in an agile team and understand agile frameworks (Scrum)
Strong analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills
Proven track record working with Microsoft technologies, Selenium web driver and Java Script.
Attributes

Show a strong sense of personal mastery
Confident, enthusiastic
Excellent communication and listening skills
Quality and detail conscious
Ability to adapt to changing situational requirements
Handles pressure confidently and appropriately

Qualifications

Degree or diploma in IT

ISTQB / ISEB Certification would be advantageous

Work Level
Mid-Level
Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Western Cape

Cape Town / Remote
Job ad active until 7 July 2022

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To apply for this job please visit www.saratoga.co.za.