Test Analyst (Senior) - Parvana, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

  • Cape Town Northern Suburbs
  • Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT, Technology, Technical
  • Posted by Parvana on Friday, May 22, 2020
  • Reference: TA 1002632
  • Apply before Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 25 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Parvana

About the Client:

Our client is an international highly successful software development house with a niche focus on the telecommunications and payment gateway sector.
With almost 20 years of track record, this company is well recognised as a discerning employer. Their training and mentorship program is unsurpassed. Most staff will be highly qualified academically however all will be collaborative, have an Agile mind-set and all enjoying learning new things.
Continuous improvement is a way of life which is reflected in a flat organisational organogram where each employee is encouraged to come up with new solutions.
Each person is encouraged to work on their strengths and for those that are ambitious, this is the best organisation to fast track your way up the career ladder. Equally those that enjoy routine are encouraged and supported to be subject matter experts within their chosen skill set.


  • Testing highly available distributed systems as part of a bigger team.

  • Creating test cases.

  • Actively participating in the SDLC process of existing and new applications and features.

  • Performing Front-end and Back-end testing of all the modules using manual as well as automation testing techniques.

  • Responsible for the documentation of test cases / procedures.

  • Maintaining test cases and validates all of the test defects.

  • Reporting on test execution and any escalation issues.

  • Participating in, assisting with, and giving feedback on any activities where product quality practices and risks should be considered.

  • Responsible for creating and updating automated scripts required to run an automated regression testing process, for debugging results and maintaining existing scripts and up to date test packs.

  • Testing could be either manual and/or automated.

  • Recording problems and issues on defect-tracking tools like Jira.

  • Participating in project planning with team members to contribute time estimates on software testing.

Candidate Requirements

Skills / Experience:

  • Relevant IT qualifications (Diploma or Degree).

  • 2 years plus experience required.

  • Exposure to automation with strong manual testing skills.

  • ISTQB / ISEB Foundation Level will be an advantage.

  • Experience with automated testing tools such as Selenium WebDriver and JMeter / SoapUI / Postman will be an advantage.

  • Java skills will be to your advantage.

  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

  • Manual and automation test execution.

  • Test reports and maintaining test documentation.

  • You will be required to work as part of a team and will be jointly responsible for assisting with test activities.

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About Parvana

We are a recruitment company specialising in IT, telco & Finance with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We are a highly skilled team that endeavours to provide a personal, efficient and value add service.

PARVANA is Persian for butterfly.

An unusual name for a recruitment agency perhaps, but we like to think it will stick with you next time you think about new opportunities.

At Parvana, we pride ourselves on our ability to not only assist our clients who are trying to find the best talent, but to guide and offer advice to our candidates who are looking for a new career.

That’s why when any executive or high profile employee is looking for a new career, they head directly to Parvana - and so should you.