Software Quality Analyst

Full time
South Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Johannesburg | South Africa

We are searching for an experienced, driven and passionate Software Tester to join our growing team. The selected individual will be responsible for testing the company’s systems to ensure that business specifications and requirements are met and the expectations of the overall quality of our systems are exceeded. We are always improving, always testing, always changing in an Agile environment. Applicants must have excellent problem-solving skills, along with exceptional attention to detail and outstanding written and oral communication abilities. An individual with a keen interest in merchant financial systems and processes would excel.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Developing and executing software test plans
  • Identifying and facilitating issue resolution with functional and technical groups (including problem reproduction)
  • Understand cross-functional dependencies and collaborate with teams to meet end-to-end quality objectives
  • Continuous improvement around Quality Assurance processes and Testing methodologies
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and Team Leads to ensure business objectives and requirements are achieved and exceeded
  • Knowledge and experience in multiple testing methodologies, including regression, black-box, integration, white-box, UAT and unit testing
  • Execute tests in a repeatable manner for verification when software component changes are made
  • Documenting test results and communicating these back to the team through verbal and written channels
  • Accurate and comprehensive daily tracking on the status of cases
  • Testing multiple platforms, including desktop, web and mobile based systems
  • Ensuring financial calculations generated by the system’s balance and are as expected
REQUIREMENTS
  • 2+ years of software development and test experience on web applications, preferably in Financial or Payments industry
  • Able to work on complex financial scenarios in a fast-moving environment
  • Fast learner and willing to expand on one’s knowledge
  • Diploma/certificate/degree in a software-related field
  • Senior certificate in Mathematics
  • Knowledge of automated test tools and platforms beneficial
  • Experience and knowledge of API and web service testing
  • Experience in using industry standard test management tools (e.g. JIRA / Zephyr, Confluence)
  • Would be beneficial to have the ability to run SQL queries
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, client service and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time effectively and efficiently
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple competing priorities with minimal direction from management
  • Solid ability to collaborate with other individuals and coordinate activities across teams

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