Lead Quality Assurance Engineer (Ref: MELQAE)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Information Technology sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 5 November 2018
Job Description:

A Company based in Durban is looking for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join their cutting edge agile development team. The successful candidate will work with the software development teams to release enterprise software products that are used in the public health sector. These products include mobile applications, standalone medical applications and web-based tools. They are offering the successful candidate the opportunity to grow their knowledge, skills and experience

Main job function

Develop and manage the Quality Assurance team systems and processes

Participate in the daily stand ups, sprint planning and sprint retrospectives

Detect errors during the planning and design phase

Verify before testing commences that story and condition of acceptance are up to date

Identify, write and execute test cases for software and solutions developed

Schedule review of test cases and if required review test cases of other testers

Ensure that all documentation and knowledge within area of responsibility is effectively

created, stored and maintained for current and future use

Proactively knowledge share with colleagues and team members

Ensure test status results are documented and tracked and software defects are

reported clearly and are in line with process and procedures

Ensure issues are escalated timeously and appropriately

Log change controls as per their QA process

Engage in the deployment process from development through to staging and production release

Ensure process and standards compliance for all software released

Provide input to the Team to enable informed decisions as to quality and business risks

associated with a release 

BSc Computer Science or relevant Tertiary Qualification

A minimum of 5 years software testing experience

Software Testing and QA experience

Quality Assurance certification ISEB or ISTQB is essential

Proficient in the analysis of test requirements and the ability to design, plan and execute testing to ensure software quality

Writing of manual and automated test scripts

Expertise with automated software and performance testing

Exposure/experience with Atlassian JIRA/Confluence.

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic project environment

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Organised, structured and attention to detail

Reliable, dedicated, hardworking and strong desire for self-learning

Ability to work independently and within a team

Ability to work in multiple projects

The successful candidate will be appointed to a one-year contract (renewable) which is available immediately 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Melanie Els