QA Tester (JHB/PE)

IT – Software Testing
Johannesburg – Gauteng ~ Port Elizabeth – Eastern Cape

A leading provider of supply chain technology and consulting solutions to emerging markets across the globe is seeking to employ a QA Tester who will be required to execute tests and validate results using manual methods on system and sub-system level. You will also execute test cases with a meticulous attention to detail for all areas of the software products, capture, analyze and summarize results (defects) and produce a defect report.  You must have experience in multiple levels of testing, knowledge and working experience in Functional Testing and experience in Jira and Confluence.  A recognised IT Qualification will be advantageous.
  • Determine which functionality or business rules need to be tested.
  • Based on the information procured in the above step decide how it is to be tested.
  • Inform the project manager about what all resources will be required for software testing.
  • Develop test cases and prioritize testing activities.
  • Execute all the test cases and report defects, define severity and priority for each defect.
  • Carry out regression testing every time changes are made to the code to fix defects.
  • Provide adequate reports for testing to be done as well as testing completed.
  • Update and report on Known issues and follow-up on the completion of these.
  • Analyze current test tools and provide suggestions on alternatives for new software or upgrade of existing software.
  • Participate in scrum meetings.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple testing projects running concurrently.
  • Experience in multiple levels of testing.
  • Knowledge and working experience in Functional Testing.
  • Experience in Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience in working with Development teams.
  • Industry related experience.
  • SQL.
  • Postman / Insomnia.
  • Jira / Confluence / Qmetry.
  • Automated testing tools.
Desired Skills That Will Be Beneficial:
  • Required – Recognized IT Qualification.
  • Advantageous – (ISTQB Foundation or similar QA Qualification).
  • Analytical mind-set and logical thinker.
  • Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Solution-driven, with an eagerness to find and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in a written and verbal manner.
  • Keen to learn new skills and share knowledge with the team.
  • Good time management.
  • Making efficient use of available resources.
  • Communicate effectively with other teams while under time pressure to ensure high quality and timely expedition of testing cycles.
  • Take ownership of work and problems.
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical, and communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently, clearly communicating testing plan and status.
  • Ability to set priorities, produce accurate work, and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to function in a setting with a wide variety of duties and numerous interruptions.
  • Diligent, results-oriented work habits.