Senior Automation QA

Our company is currently looking for a Senior Automation QA.  We are a team of engineers working on various projects, with clients from South Africa and the U.K., based in Agile teams generally off-site from our clients.  We work in a range of industries, including: 

  • Retail Marketing  
  • Packaging and Print 
  • Construction Management  
  • Financial Tech 
  • Banking 

Job Description

This position requires someone who has a wide range of experience across traditional and Agile lifecycles. Key to this position is a strong technology background, specializing in Test Automation, automation technologies and automation measurement. The candidate will make use of critical thinking and communication skills to ensure continual process and discipline improvement.


Job Specification

  • Own and drive test processes and partner with other disciplines to deliver high quality solutions
  • Partners with development to build and maintain comprehensive QA Test environments
  • Create and maintain QA schedules
  • Serve as a technical and methodological subject matter expert in all areas regarding quality analysis, testable design and deployment
  • Define, generate and refine quality-related metrics
  • Demonstrated success with quality assurance concepts, test plan/test case definition and problem analysis
  • Strong automated testing experience with enterprise and cloud scale products on various software, hardware and networking infrastructures.
  • Experience designing, setting up and maintaining automated test frameworks, tools and scripts for CI/CD environments
  • Familiar with Source control and build tools with GIT, Jenkins, Jira, Azure
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced Agile development environment.
  • Solid understanding of SDLC phases including requirements analysis, design, coding, testing, release and maintenance.
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Good understanding of REST API and tools like Postman
  • Experience testing multiple platforms including desktop, web, and mobile-based systems

Personal Qualifications

  • Strong customer focus and passion for doing what’s right for the customer
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral/written communication skills
  • Great organizational skills and an eye for details
  • Good understanding of software quality assurance processes is required
  • Strong influencer for the test and quality during overall product development cycle
  • Has experience and conviction around measures to quantify software quality

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience shipping high-quality software solutions and services
  • Experience in performance/stress and/or security testing is good to have
  • Experience in Agile is a must
  • Known quality assurance/engineering certifications
  • Excellent in verbal and written communication

Position: Permanent

Location: South Africa / remote work opportunity

Salary range: R 44 000 – R 65 000

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