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Automation Engineer

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Stellenbosch, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company incl benefits

  • Job 2215115 | Ref FM10.5.18

  • Posted 10 May 2018 by Business Directive IT Infrastructure


About the Position

Our client needs to appoint a highly talented QA Automation Engineer to join their team in Stellenbosch.

If you are an EXCEPTIONAL MIND, come and join us!
YOU SHOULD BE
Strong in root cause analysis and driving to acting, a thinker and a doer, working until the job is done - no matter the hours, passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience. Entrepreneurial, thrive under change, be solution-oriented to to things better and faster. Be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for your Company. Think like a boss.
YOUR JOB ROLE
Designing applications that will convert manual test preparation into automated test preparation. Designing, creating, testing and implementing these solutions to automate as much of the manual test preparation as possible, by using codes and scripts.
Assisting in development, implementation and maintaining of testing framework.
Spending half your time managing a team of QA testers and engineers, driving a community of practice for QA, driving recruitment and working with business stakeholders on ensuring delivery of projects.
YOU WIL REPORT to the Development Manager for all platform teams.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead a team of QA testers and automation QA engineers. Contribute to COP for QA for engineering. Drive Reqruitment. Raise development quality by developing processes and best practices for testing in development teams, in conjuction with the developers. Develop and execute test causes to diagnose issues and bugs, creating test data when required. Improve and automate test strategies. Design, develop and execute automation scripts. Implement automation framework with continuous integration covering UI, API and integration tests. Identify testing deficiencies and subsequently implementing automated tests based on their requirements. Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs. Perform regression testing when bugs are resolved. Increase code coverage across the team's technology stack. Develop status reports based on test completion and findings and report back to theam leaders, including the impact it has on the overall project plan. Mentoring and guiding the test team and developers on test approaches and automation suites.
YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
Degree in Computer Science, Software engineering or related technical discipline.
EXPERIENCE
Minimum 3 years' commercial software QA experience
An ISTQB/ISEB qualification will be an Advantage
Experience with SDLC. Experience with Python, Java, Jenkins, Testing Linuz, Unix. SQL and Scripting, VMS

Desired Skills

  • Commercial software QA
  • ISTQB/ISEB
  • SDLC
  • Python
  • Java
  • Jenkins
  • Continuous Integration application
  • Configuration Management
  • version control
  • software QA methodologies
  • writing test plans and cases
  • white and black box testing
  • SQL and scripting
  • Performance and/or Security testing
  • unit test frameworks
  • Version control
  • installing
  • upgrading
  • verifying - smoke tests
  • virtualized testing
  • analytical
  • problem solving
  • critique requirements
  • communication
  • curious mind
  • competitive
  • business smart
  • self directed
  • shows initiative
  • collaborative
  • thorough
  • user focused

Desired Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years Automotive Engineering
  • 2 to 5 years eCommerce

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree
  • IITPSA

About The Employer

The Company's employees are entrepreneural, dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun, ambitious. They work hard, take ownership, work in teams, harmoniously, to create solutions, are open to feedback and new ideas. They are output-driven, short on egos, doers, not only thinkers. In the end, they love what they do and what they are creating.

Employer & Job Benefits

  • Market Related Benefits

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