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Quality Assurance Technical Tester – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Cape Town, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Cape Town
  • Jan 8, 2019

Are you a Quality Assurance Technical Tester looking to work for a global e-commerce company in Cape Town? Look no further, this job is for you! You will be responsible for the planning and execution of technical test related activities for developed business applications, ensuring that they are effectively tested against agreed functional and non-functional requirements prior to, and post production deployment. Does this already seem like perfect challenge? Keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Quality Assurance Technical Tester in Cape Town will include:

  • Review, analyse and identify test requirements based on the functional and design specifications from technical documentation (Business/Development briefs, Use Case Diagrams, Architectures and/or Integration Documents) and ensure full understanding of individual deliverables
  • Working with Development & Product Teams to understand the requirements and prepare QA documents pertaining to planning, design, implementation, execution and exit reporting
  • Proactively raise questions and seek resolution of outstanding clarifications required for testing
  • Create, document and maintain test plan/cases around new and existing business requirements and technical specifications
  • Execute and evaluate manual/automated test cases and report test results
  • Potential writing of custom test solutions (automated scripts, test harnesses, SQL scripts etc.)
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with Testing, Development & Product Teams
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements
  • Troubleshoot with development team to identify, replicate, verify and report defects
  • Performance, Load & Stress testing
  • Setup and maintain Automation for monitoring and regression

Requirements for this Quality Assurance Technical Tester job in Cape Town:

  • Experience with contemporary load/stress/performance/automation testing tools (SOAP UI, JMeter, Postman)
  • Experience with backend database testing, including validating stored procs, jobs and triggers
  • Experience solving technical problems and ability to translate technical requirements into test plans

Advantageous requirements for this Quality Assurance Technical Tester job in Cape Town:

  • Good general Development programing knowledge
  • Good general IT knowledge
  • Ability to find defects and bugs quickly
  • Understanding of systems and architecture (DB’s, Servers, Networks etc.)
  • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

If you meet the above requirements for this Quality Assurance Technical Tester job in Cape Town, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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