QA Automation Engineer

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Jan 11, 2017
Permanent Information Technology

Job Description

Location: Cape Town, CBD

Permanent Position


Purpose of Role:

Responsible for the planning, analysis, design and performance of tests as an integral part of the client’s engineering process to deliver quality products. This work includes the porting of test cases into an automation environment for regression testing in an iterative development scenario.



IT related Bachelor’s degree/diploma desired.

5 + years of relevant professional work experience.

Thorough knowledge of the principles of functional and non‐functional testing, and a track‐record of innovation in testing

3-5 years’ experience in developing automated test systems and scripts beyond record and playback. Specifically developing functions, adding control flow logic, loops etc.

Understand at least two of the following languages; C#, JavaScript, ASP.NET, HTML, Java, Protractor.

Source control systems, such as Octopus, Gerrit, GitHub, Jenkins etc

Hybrid Agile methodologies will be an advantage (Waterfall and Agile)



Define and establish an automation strategy and process.

Take ownership and responsibility for the design and development of all aspects of automated testing along with the creation, execution and maintenance of automated scripts.

Lead, mentor and help to up-skill junior members of the automation team.

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