Test Analyst - Senior

Test Analyst – Senior

Location: Bellville, Cape Town
Salary: R35k – R40k per month

About the Role:
We’re looking for a technically savvy, creative and hard-working software test analyst. Our software development team uses a scrum methodology which enables us to be nimble and accurate in the development of our products for cloud implementations.
The role of the Senior Test Analyst encompasses a wide range of responsibilities that vary based on the needs of the business, and the development stage of the product. These responsibilities include working closely with the SVP of Product Engineering and his team.

Minimum 5+ years’ testing experience testing enterprise solutions
Proven experience in QA testing
Good understanding of SDLC and STLC and processes
Good understanding of testing governance
Experience in managing defects and its life cycle
Test documentation skills
Web based software testing
Relevant IT tertiary qualification
ISTQB/ISEB certified
Recognised testing qualification / accreditation and / or training in testing disciplines.
Experience with agile methodology and scrum framework
Microsoft VSTS experience using Microsoft Test manager
Experience with the Microsoft Office 365 platform
Test automation experience – working with Microsoft Coded UI or similar framework

Identifying testable requirements
Script applicable test cases
Setup test data
Apply agreed company testing techniques (testing within timelines, tracking defects)
Prepare test plans and summary reports, when required
Ensure issues are escalated timeously and appropriately resolved
Perform manual testing (plan, write, execute and maintain manual test cases)
Perform regression testing (plan, write, execute and maintain regression test cases)
Plan, assist and maintain automation testing
Plan, assist and maintain performance testing
Estimate test effort for sprint work
Log, communicate, prioritize and update defects using defect tracking tool
Participate in scrum team sessions, including daily stand-ups
Provide product quality information to the manager
Define root cause and preventative actions for production defects
Pro-actively drive continuous improvement in scrum team