Quality Assurance Analyst in Gauteng - Emerging Search Consultants

Emerging Search Consultants

We are an International Recruitment Firm. We do niche recruitment and specialise in engineering, fmcg, oil & gas, sales & marketing, legal, financial, IT and HR recruitment Recruiter from sector Engineering, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 11 August


  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Salary type: Annual
    Salary: ZAR 500,000.00
    Job ID: 31384

    Job Description
    We are looking for a technically minded person to work on several major existing and projects in the international financial services
    The role will require the candidate to work as a collective with the QA team ensuring high quality and standard is maintained.

    The ideal candidate has 5+ years’ experience as a QA Analyst or similar role working within the software industry, preferably within the financial services space. The role will require a strong blend of technical acumen, analysis, testing & quality assurance to ensure the successful and accurate handover of a finished product from QA team to the Product Manager, and managing the support cycle at deployment thereafter as required.

    To undertake all system test related activities in support of the business requirements for the provision of new and updated systems.
    To undertake functional and integration testing, and liaison with third-party suppliers to ensure appropriate test coverage.
    To undertake Quality Assurance checks during third-party supplier and internal developments to ensure that only ‘fit-for-purpose’ code is delivered into test environments owned by the test team.
    To attend stand-ups comprising business and or technical representatives to cover test dependent activities such as requirement verification and prioritisation, test scenario identification and general matters.
    To ensure that test scenarios and scripts are prepared in a structured way, prioritised to reflect business or technical priorities and are approved by appropriate stakeholders. Scope is to cover test cycle contents and regression packs.
    To create allocated test scripts, monitor test execution and ensure results are recorded.
    To co-ordinate re-testing of defects and issues either through ‘at desk’ re-tests by business test representatives, or via walkthroughs with third-party providers.
    To prepare and maintain relevant test documentation, including test scripts, activity schedules, narrative and written reports, and visual progress charts.
    To liaise with and assist each line of business regarding the test planning, testing activity, and test results analysis.
    To take responsibility for: time management; reporting and monitoring; risk management; issue management; quality assurance and change management.
    To support other test team members and associated IT and Business resources as appropriate to the implementation of testing related activities.
    To carry out other tasks as agreed with the QA Team Leader
    Achieving Results
    Be aware of key business objectives, and ensure these are applied appropriately to all business activities.
    Commercial and Business Awareness
    Able to identify business opportunities, and be aware of the associated risks.
    Communication – Good communication skills suitable for the liaison with departmental staff and senior management. Demonstrate good communication, both orally and in writing, with colleagues, clients and customers including producing reports, preparing, organising and delivering presentations using appropriate tools and techniques.
    Teamwork – Able to contribute effectively towards the objectives of a team, and be able to share knowledge, ideas and information. Aware of the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions.
    Problem Solving and Decision Making – Able to solve problems in a measured and creative way. Capable of independently assessing a wide variety of tasks, and be proactive in relation to identifying and undertaking activities that are to the benefit of the business. Be responsible for own decisions.

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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