My client based in Cape Town (Northern Suburbs) is currently looking for a Test Analyst to join them on a permanent basis



  • All manual testing activities during all phases of the SDLC from analyzing business requirements to designing and executing test cases in different environments
  • Creating and maintaining test plans on waterfall projects
  • Creating and updating test cases to meet the business functional requirements
  • Assisting Junior test analysts in identifying functional scenarios
  • Reviewing and signing off test cases design and execution suits
  • Identifying, maintaining and flag test cases for regression and automation purpose
  • Identifying, preparing, and maintaining test data in different test environment
  • Performing manual execution of the functional test cases within all test cycles (Unit, System Integration, UAT, Regression, Smoke, UAT)
  • Making use of defect tracking tools such as Jira to log, manage, resolve, and report on bugs/defects
  • Assisting Junior test analysts with their testing tasks
  • Participating in all scrum ceremonies such as backlog grooming, sprint planning, retros, daily stand-ups, demo, etc.
  • Providing estimate of test efforts in every sprint planning meeting
  • Providing progress feedback in daily stand-up meeting
  • Participating in business sign off meeting
  • Checking the quality and accuracy of all testing executed by the QA team
  • Support ways of work initiatives
  • Support knowledge sharing initiatives
  • Conduct test case design reviews and sign off
  • Conduct test case execution review and sign off
  • Assist in resolving QA technical issues
  • Support environment alignment efforts with 3rd party integration team
  • Support and maintain test process improvement initiatives
  • Support and maintain test tools and frameworks
  • Report on test progress to Stakeholders (Exco, PMS, Delivery team)
  • Engage QAs in ways of work discussion (Wow)
  • Encourage and apply QA Best practices
  • Assist junior testers in estimating work effort in backlog and planning

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a Senior Test Analyst
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry working in Technology
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent qualification
  • ISTQB certification Test Analyst / Advanced Test Analyst Level
  • Experience as a technical test analyst role on several large project within financial services
  • Experience in analyzing complex system requirements
  • Experience in writing and analyzing SQL queries
  • Experience in Testing APIS and microservices
  • Experience working with SOAP UI and PostMan tools
  • Experience testing across different browser and operating systems
  • Experience working with QC / ALM
  • Experience working with agile team tools such as Jira and confluence
  • Ability to work within team following different development methodologies e.g., Waterfall, Agile and KanBan
  • Ability to understanding and support the test strategy
  • Ability to identify and influence process improvement opportunities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to supervise and guide junior test analysts


  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Results Driven
  • Flexible (able to adapt to change)

If you are ready for the next exciting step in your career, and would like to apply, please send us your updated CV to review

Desired Skills:

  • Manual Testing
  • ISTQB Certified
  • Agile Testing
  • STLC

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Grade 12 / Matric

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