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Technical Test Analyst (1Perm/1Contract)

IT – Software Testing
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
JOIN the Automation Test Team of an innovative Investment Firm seeking a self-driven, meticulous & highly analytical Technical Test Analyst. Your core role will be to test automation solutions for IT applications while improving and optimizing existing automation solutions. The successful candidate must have 5+ years’ Software Test Automation, strong Test Analysis, coding experience preferably in JavaScript/C# & be comfortable with complexity and able to deliver simultaneously across multiple projects / responsibilities.
 
DUTIES:
  • Mitigate software quality risks through effective use of test automation.
  • Define effective test automation approach.
  • Contribute towards test automation in terms of design, coding and code review.
  • Evaluate test tools and identify best way to apply them in the team.
  • Run POCs on future testing technologies and frameworks.
  • Evaluate and optimise use of test automation tools.
  • Implement test automation framework(s).
  • Share automation knowledge and help grow manual tester’s technical competencies.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of 5+ years Software Test Automation experience.
  • Strong Test Analysis skills.
  • Solid coding skills (JavaScript or C# preferable).
  • Extensive test automation experience including full-stack testing.
  • Comfortable with complexity and able to deliver simultaneously across multiple projects / responsibilities.
  • Asset Management experience would be beneficial.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Proactive with a high work ethic.
  • Continuous learning mindset.
  • Excellent attention to detail – data and detail driven.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills – evaluative.
  • Very disciplined and methodical, thorough working style.
  • Determined and persistent – conscientious.
  • Self-starter, able to work efficiently both independently and within the team – deadline driven.
  • Impartial and challenging – independent minded and outspoken.
  • High achiever and performance driven.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and passionate and resilient.