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Cape Town

Intermediate QA Engineer

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Our client a high-performance hosting partner for businesses online is looking to employ a QA Engineer who will form part of the teams that are responsible for the development, integration and maintenance of in-house developed and 3rd party web applications, providing innovative tools to the power 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 the company CI/CD processes.

• 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.
• Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing.
• 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.

• BSc or BTech majoring in Computer Science is a plus.
• ISTQB Certification is a plus.
• Either above will be an 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.
• Java
• Git/BitBucket
• Jira and/or Confluence
• Java IDE, Jenkins, Maven, etc;

• Enthusiastic about technology to serve operational and client requirements.
• Strong work ethic.
• Self-motivated with strong team spirit.
• Dynamic, enthusiastic, self-starting.
• Excellent multi-tasking skills.
• Able to use 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-organising team environment.
• Ability to communicate well with both technical and non-technical staff.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Degree, Diploma, ISEB Foundation, Permanent

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