Join a large enterprise with various Ecommerce brands. As a senior QA Engineer you will use your strong automation scripting skills as well as your manual experience and know how to ensure the following:
Identify opportunities for automation within software processes.
Design and execute QA tests using scripts that automatically test functionality.
Run tests for databases, systems, networks, applications, hardware and software.
Identify bugs and quality issues in development, service or business processes.
Install applications and databases relevant to automation.
Collaborate with other business units to understand how automation can improve workflow.
Gather requirements from clients, customers or end-users to develop the best automation solutions
Test case/script generation and review:
Identify what to test by translating non-functional and business requirements into testable test plans and test scripts.
Identify and document key test scenarios.
Document or automate the test script using the performance testing tool.
Determine the prerequisites.
Determine the test criteria.
Record the expected results.
Review final test scripts with QA Engineer lead.
Test prerequisites compilation:
Identify required test materials.
Obtain test material, e.g. test data.
Identify the required test environment.
Ensure test environment setup, e.g. test server access and test logins.
Prepare test results pack for results recording and sign-off.
Test execution and recording:
Execute the automated scripts.
Record test results.
Compare actual results against expected results and debug any script failures.
Maintenance of high quality and accuracy:
Understand the application under test and ensure that it meets the necessary expectations as defined by business.
Ensure Quality Assurance of all testing activities.
Maintain test documentation to reflect current system operations.
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
Support improvement of the testing processes and initiatives.
Continued maintenance and upkeep of the performance testing scripts that form part of the performance regression pack.
Test status updates:
Provide feedback to the development team and ensure the work is carried out in accordance with the schedule and the performance requirements.
Inform management of any negative trends in the performance of software in pre-production.
Provide estimates and feedback to the Team Lead for project scheduling purposes.
Ensure effective communication with key stakeholders.
Prepare and maintain test tracking reports.
Test closure activities:
Ensure test completion - no outstanding high-risk issues, defects have been fixed and retested or deferred or accepted as permanent restrictions.
Handover test artifacts to people who need it in the future, e.g. maintenance or support teams.
Participate in project retrospectives and contribute and document lessons learned Archive test work products, like test results, test logs, test status reports etc.
2-3 years Manual testing experience
2-3 years SQL experience
5 - 7 years Automation scripting experience
South African citizenship essential
2 - 3 years Knowledge of non-functional testing - performance testing
5 - 7 years Knowledge of functional testing, system testing, integration testing, regression testing, automation scripting, and execution.
1-2 years Knowledge of non-functional testing – security testing
1-2 years Knowledge of non-functional testing – usability testing
2 - 4 years Knowledge of systems testing, integration testing
ISTQB Foundation Level
ISTQB Agile – desirable
1 - 2 years Testing in a ecommerce or retail environments
1 - 2 years Testing in an Agile environment - desirable