Senior QA Test Analyst

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

Job Description

Location: Cape Town, CBD

Permanent Role


Purpose of Role:

Working within an Agile development team, the Senior Test Analyst is responsible for functional and non‐functional testing, acceptance criteria and feature designs.



IT related Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent mix of training and 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 Quality Assurance mostly as an Intermediate/Senior Test Analyst

Creating tests and testing standards for HTML 5, XML, JavaScript, MSSQL and Web Application environments.

Hands‐on testing experience within a whole range of functional testing including UAT, acceptance and system testing for mobile devices

Testing tools and systems like Selenium (IDE & WebDriver), Protractor, SoapUI, MSSQL, WebServices, RESTApi, Browsers (FF, Chrome, IE, Edge, Safari, etc), MS Visual Studio 2015, IIS, MSMQ, Message Driven Architecture, etc.

Good in application of relevant industry and process standards to all tasks undertaken.

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

CSS, HTML, Java, JavaScript or any other languages advantageous



Test Solution Design and Test Planning.

Planning, overseeing and performing of functional testing.

Planning, overseeing and performing non‐functional testing, covering load and performance.

Work with other members to ensure that the initiatives being delivered are of a high standard in terms of fit for purpose, application design and quality.

Work in a collaborative team environment.

Drives improvements within the project to ensure effective and efficient testing

Define and maintain the defect management lifecycle, using a collaborative defect tracking tool (e.g. Zephyr-for-Jira).

Understand the principles and concepts of SDLC.

Ability to prioritize work

Possess initiative to address issues and identify opportunities.

Strong leadership and mentorship skills

Takes ownership of own work

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