Test Analyst Role in Johannesburg

We are looking forIntermediate TestAnalystProfessionals with 3-5yearssolid development experience in Systems Analysisand has a solid knowledge base of the SDLC.

About The Employer:

Technical knowledge and skills:

  • SDLC (strong functional knowledge of Systems Engineering ).
  • Testing Methodologies. ITIL process awareness.
  • Testing Tools (Mercury Quality Centre or equivalent). Knowledge of SQL Scripts.
  • Technikon diploma in IT/Software Engineering/Computer Science or a University degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering, or 2 or more years of relevant Test Analyst experience.
  • ISTQB or ISEB qualification for Test Analysts in Functional Testing
  • Experience with regression, usability, sanity and functional testing methods.
  • Experience using Mercury Quality Center will be an advantage.
  • Some exposure to automated regression and performance testing advantageous.

Other Skills:

  • Agile Methodology
  • Good professional communication skills
  • Self-Motivated and have the ability to adapt quickly
  • Committed and dedicated to achieving results
  • Innovative and adhere to best coding practices

Role & Responsibilities

  • The invididual is accountable that the test process adequately identifies and tests that the business functional requirements are fulfilled and that defects are resolved.
  • Designs the test plan, test cases and test scenario’s based on an analysis of the business specifications.
  • Ensures that the Test Environment is configured correctly, and manages the delegated activities during actual testing and resolution of defects.
  • Actively coaches and teaches peers and Testers, and contribute to the continuous improvement of the Test process and methodologies.
  • Participate in review sessions where the BRS; FRS or User Manuals are discussed.
  • Participate in JAD sessions where requirements are derived.
  • Extract requirements from BRR, FRS, etc.
  • Extract requirements into Mercury Quality Center.
  • Review requirements with peers/ Test Manager/ Business Analyst.
  • Analyze test requirements using proven test techniques, and document in a Testing Requirements.
  • Provide estimates for completing test cases and execution
  • Design manual test cases for each test scenario.
  • Design, write and store all test cases in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Link all test cases to the appropriate requirement(s) in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Ensure 100% requirements coverage.
  • Prepare for and provide a walk through of all test scenarios for project teams that facilitate feedback and the ultimate execution of all test scenarios.
  • Review test scenarios and test cases with the relevant Business Analysts/ peers/ Test Manager.
  • Design manual regression test packs in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Identify test cases for automation.
  • Identify and communicate test environmental requirements.
  • Identify test data requirements.
  • Create/Maintain test data.
  • Create/Update data sets.

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