Functional Tester - 11940

Job Role:  Functional Tester
Salary:  R 40 000 - R 45 000 Per Month Dependent upon experience
Location:  Randburg, Gauteng
Contract:  12 Months

Introduction:
Our client delivers project based solutions to a variety of clients in different industries. Our staff are based at the project locations. Some are based at their head office in Johannesburg, others range from Randburg to Sandton. The location of the vacancy is therefore not a guarantee as new projects may arise at any time.

Job Functions :  Information Technology
Industries:   Consulting Services,Information Technology

Specification
  • Software Testers are responsible for the testing and quality assurance of Companies software services. 
  • To test modifications to the Companies software solutions to ensure they are fit for purpose, consistent, and compliant with published standards and guidelines. You will ensure modifications are fullyregression testable and delivered on schedule.
  • Translate functional requirements and specifications into documented test plans, cases and steps.
  • Rigorously planning, writing and executing test scripts.
  • Perform manual regression testing.
  • Creation and maintenance of test data, tools and scripts.
  • Execute test plans manually and conduct manual functional and exploratory testing.
  • To complete testing in line with agreed timeframes and by following the documented business processes using the appropriate test management and automation tools.
  • Identifying issues, risks and dependencies escalating and managing where appropriate
  • To provide product handovers to both technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Continually update skills by learning new technologies relevant to the role.
  • Evaluate testing tools.
  • Promote and advocate best practices within the team and throughout the business.
Requirements:
Essential:
  • At least two years commercial experience testing client server (Window) and Web applications
  • Practical and systematic approach to testing.
Beneficial:
  • Experience working with financial software or from working in the financial sector.
  • Proven experience in a true agile delivery environment (Scrum, TDD).
  • Basic coding/scripting skills
  • Ability to write simple SQL scripts to create and manipulate data.
  • Experience with test automation frameworks.