3 month contract - Software Test Analyst

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Role Description:

Accountable for systems testing on new system developments, as well as amendments to existing systems, and system fixes. Applies basic (e.g. boundary value analysis and equivalence class partitioning), intermediate (e.g. path flow analysis and decision logic tables) and advanced testing techniques (i.e. inspections and error models testing techniques). Logs faults and reviews fault logs. Reviews test cases and make recommendations on optimizing them.

Key result areas and work descriptors:

Process Design & Implementation

· Document and facilitate the implementation of new / enhanced processes.

Quality Assurance

· Ensures that agreed testing standards are adhered to.

· Responsible for fault analysis and management.

System Testing

· Accountable for systems testing on newly developed systems and enhancements to existing systems and sytem fixes

· Logs faults and reviews fault logs. Reviews test cases and make recommendations on optimising them.

· Tracks faults and prepare metrics on faults.

· Develops and refines test cases and test procedures.

· Creates master test plans.

· Ensures proper test prioritisation according to risk-based techniques.

Additional duties include:

· Present training to staff on new initiatives implemented whenever and existing process change or a new initiative is implemented after a successful testing cycle.

· Document and facilitate the implementation of new / enhanced processes.

· Develops and implements test plans.

· Creates master test plans. Ensures that agreed testing standards are adhered to.

· Liaises with the project managers and development teams in order to identify and implement testing needs.

· Maintains continuity of system knowledge over all testing projects or areas.

· Plans the test environment.

· Uses test management techniques to calculate the amount of time it will take to test the project.

· Develops and oversees the rollout of the test methodology for each project, taking care to keep those methods that are already successful.

· Manages testing staff.

· Ensures that testing staff are effectively utilized.

· Distributes and monitors the quality of work.

· Ensures that adequate testing resources are available as needed.

· Responsible for fault analysis and management.

Role Qualifications and Competencies:

· Grade 12.

· 2-3 yrs experience in a software testing environment.

· Possess a formal testing qualification e.g. ISEB or ISTQB at a foundation level.

· Minimum of a years experience working as a Test Analyst in the financial space

Competencies:

· Decision Making

· Information Monitoring

· Ownership

· Planning & Organising

· Team Orientation

· Technical Knowledge

· Thinking Skills

Please email your detailed CV to : michelle@testheroes.co.za


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