Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced and motivated Software Tester to join their dynamic team.

Job Description:
The Software Testing Practitioner is responsible for performing audits and tests of software products in accordance with software testing plans, policies, and procedures. The primary responsibility of this position is to identify, catch, document, and report any bugs, defects and coding errors that happen during testing to the software development team.

  • Perform audits and tests of software products in accordance with software test plans, policies and procedures
  • Offering detailed technical support in the preparation for evaluations and in the operations and maintenance of the test environment
  • Assist Developers with debugging and characterising defects
  • Use existing templates or tools to provide software evaluation reports indicating status summary for passing and failing tests
  • Use subject matter expertise in the execution of software test plans, automated scripts and programs for testing
  • Maintain documentation of test operations (including the implementation of new features), and reporting results to the software development team
  • Participate in the collection of feedback on the developed design, from end users and other representative sources
  • Identify actual and potential problems in test plans or company products
  • Work close with the software development team in the diagnosis and replication of software failures
  • Provide regular updates on testing progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project
  • Execute test cases against stories, maintaining tests in line with agreed testing standards and practices
  • Provide feedback on user stories from a quality point of view and promoting bug prevention strategies, testability, accessibility
  • Participate in the delivery testing according to the schedule and completing tasks within allocated timeframes
  • Use technical expertise to select techniques for the elicitation of detailed requirements taking into account the nature of the required changes, established practices and the characteristics and culture of those providing the requirements
  • Proactively supporting the maintenance of the test environment
  • Write SQL queries to retrieve, update and insert data in the databases
  • Understand the business processes, to maintain test data structures and associated components by applying data analysis, modeling, and quality assurance techniques
Qualification and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent
  • Relevant certification (e.g., ISTQB) Additional
  • Proven experience in a variety of testing efforts
  • At least 4-5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Experience dealing with relevant stakeholders
  • Experience in executing test plans and cases
  • Good background on what is technically required to deliver IT solutions
  • Experience with defect tracking and testing systems
  • Demonstrated experience using techniques for identifying, gathering and validating customer needs in the delivery of IT services
  • Experience in quality assurance methodology
  • Experience in developing automated test scripts
  • Experience in Fintech Industry (Advantageous)
Salary: Market related

Working hours: Monday to Friday - 08:00am to 17:00pm

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202605 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply. Please note that as a registered member of APSO, Surgo (PTY) Ltd. does not hold applicants accountable for any application fee.

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Cape Town Western Cape
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