Michelle Hiestermann
    November 28, 2018
    Centurion, South Africa
    Job Type


    Great role in at a top insurance house, specifically their investment division. They require a Technical Automation Tester to come on board and ensure the quality of all solutions is functionally and non-functionally tested, in order to meet the requirements and overall sustainable quality of the business solution.


    • Min: Diploma in Information Technology
    • Degree in BSC/ IT preferred
    • 3+ years’ experience in software automation testing
    • Java development experience – advantageous
    • Cucumber, Firess
    • Qualifications preferred: Testing qualification ISTQB/ISEB.
    • Must have very strong knowledge and extensive experience in Excel and SQL
    • Must have experience in an Agile work environment.
    • Experience in integration testing preferred.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • This person is responsible for end-to-end automated and manual testing for business solutions. The solution should be tested in terms of functionality, performance, reliability, stability, compatibility and integration with another legacy- and / or external systems.
    • Assist with the gap analysis between requirements and existing environments accurately.
    • Ensure that stories are clearly defined and written correctly with acceptance criteria.
    • Define quality standards upfront in the sprint meeting and ensure they are achieved
    • Document the test plan, test scenarios, acceptance criteria and the final results.
    • Build team automation artefacts.
    • Perform and maintain the regression tests.
    • Demonstrate deliverables to key stakeholders
    • Ensure quality is maintained at an excellent level
    • Minimize team defects by ensuring upfront code quality.
    • Drive collective ownership for testing.
    • Drive test-driven development.
    • Provide feedback by reporting on the status of quality using the defined artefacts.

    Reference Number for this position is MH42414 which is a permanent position based in Centurion, Gauteng offering a permanent salary up to R500k per annum based on experience and level. Contact Michelle on michelle@e-merge.co.za

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