Automation Testing Analyst (PTA)

Pretoria/Centurion – Gauteng

My Client, who provides award winning products in the medical industry requires an Automation Testing Analyst to join their team to ensure software compliance with required standards and specifications and develop, execute and automate test cases to ensure maximum product quality.  You must have a qualification or certification in software testing, Selenium, Cypress, Zephyr, Browser Stack, Test Project experience and 2 – 3 years’ experience as a Software Testing Analyst.
Analysis and Planning –
  • Develop test designs, test processes, test cases, test data, test scenarios, test environment and prioritisation of test activities at all stages of the development life cycle.
  • Develop and execute software testing plans, specific to the needs of each product or system, having analysed the specific requirements for such product or system.
  • Document software testing plans and reports.
  • Maintain documentation for testing.
Software Testing & Programming –
  • Ensure that all work is tested, benchmarked, and fulfils functional requirements submitting for deployment.
  • Prepare test environments, examples, and instructions.
  • Identify and facilitate issue resolution with functional and technical groups (including problem reproduction).
  • Execute tests in a repeatable manner for verification when Software Component Changes are made.
  • Design and develop automated test scripts that are reusable and maintainable using available tools.
  • Document test results and communicate these back to the Team as through verbal and written channels.
  • Plan and manage the complete test cycle of software development from requirements testing to user acceptance and release testing.
  • Carry out regular integration and compatibility testing of software against different versions of both iOS and Android devices, different mobile device brands, screen sizes and browsers.
  • Integration, functional and compatibility testing of hardware sets with software.
  • Ensure testing is completed to ensure product conforms to requirements and standards.
Reporting & Documentation –
  • Collection and document testing requirements, development of user stories, test cases, time estimates and work plans.
  • Assist in maintaining system and product change logs and release notes according to company standards.
  • Manage, track, log and update tasks on Jira.
  • Create templates for testing documentation and use cases.
  • Keep testing documentation up to date and up to standard.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and testing of software.
Communication –
  • Provide timeous, efficient, and effective feedback on task status to team lead and team.
  • Proactively keep all stakeholders updated on progress, risks, and problems.
  • Provide insight and feedback on queries regarding relevant projects and performance.
  • Prepare feedback and status reports for team meetings.
Essential Competencies:
  • Examining Information
  • Exploring Possibilities
  • Showing Composure
  • Meeting Timescales
  • Checking Things
  • Managing Tasks
  • Producing Output
  • Taking Action
Important Competencies:
  • Documenting Facts
  • Interpreting Data
  • Adapting Practical Approaches
  • Providing Insights
  • Establishing Rapport
  • Convincing People
  • Making Decisions
  • Conveying Self-Confidence
  • Thinking Positively
  • Teamwork
  • Following Procedures
  • Pursuing Goals
Minimum Requirements
  • Qualification or certification in software testing (essential).
  • Diploma/Degree in Software Related Area (desirable).
Skills and Knowledge (Essential):
  • Automated Test Tools and Platforms.
  • Software development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Common software failures and faults.
  • JIRA agile processes.
  • Ensuring conformity of web design.
  • Smoke-, Functional-, Pre- and Post-deployment Testing.
  • Automation of Testing Processes.
  • Creating Test Cases.
  • Logging bugs.
Experience (Desirable):
  • 2 – 3 Years as a Software Testing Analyst.
  • Testing multiple platforms, including web and mobile-based systems.
  • Documentation and maintenance of software test artifacts.
  • Using testing methodologies and techniques.
  • Coding experience in HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Selenium, Cypress, Zephyr, BrowserStack, Test Project experience.
  • Testing in an Agile environment – where Agile is the development methodology.