Software Engineer (Testing, performance &

Cape Town

Ref: FC03957D

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Software Engineer (Testing, performance &

[Cape Town] - Permanent

Ref: FC03957D

Automation) to:

  • Convert manual test preparation into automated test preparation.

  • Design, create, test and implement these solutions in order to automate as much of the manual test preparation as possible by using code and scripts.

  • Do development, implementation and maintaining of testing framework in all aspects such as Performance, UI and API, at a very low / code level.

  • Work closely with the Test Lead to ensure quality is implemented as part of the processes and that quality standards are adhered to.

  • Raise development quality by developing processes and best practices for testing in Dev teams Improve and automate test strategies.

  • Develop and execute test cases to diagnose issues and bugs, creating test data when required.

  • Design, develop, execute and maintain automation scripts / code.

  • Implement automation framework with continuous integration / deployment covering UI, API, unit 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.

  • technology stack.

  • Develop status reports based on test completion/findings and communicate these to team leaders including any impact on the overall project plan.

  • Mentoring and guiding the test team on test approaches and automation suite.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Degree in computer science, software engineering or related technical discipline.

  • Minimum 3 years commercial QA experience.

  • ISTQB/ISEB qualification will be an advantage.

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  • Self-motivated with strong capability of fast learning.

  • Ability to work efficiently both independently and within the team.

  • Strong experience with Python, Ruby, Java, C# and/or other OOP programming languages.

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.

  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases.

  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing.

  • Flexibility to learn new technologies and explore new tools with ease.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to understand and critique requirements.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Understands web services (REST) and underlying protocols (HTTP/S,TCP/IP).

  • frameworks Selenium, Robot, SOAPUIetc.

  • An understanding of networking protocols.

  • Understanding of configuration management and version control using GIT or SVN.

  • Experience with Jenkins, Team City, Travis CI or another Continuous Integration application will be an advantage.

  • Strong knowledge of databases and scripting using MySQL and / or SQL.

  • Experience testing and administering in Linux and / or other Unix environments will be an advantage.

  • Experience with unit test frameworks PyUnit, JUnit, NUnit, PHPHUnit etc...

  • Experience in installing, upgrading, configuring and verifying (smoke tests) virtualized testing environments (VMs) Docker, Kubernetes, Vagrant etc...

  • Development background will be highly advantages.

COMMENCEMENT: As soon as possible.


    • Permanent.

    • Please send your comprehensive resume, 2 recent payslips and supporting documentation.

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    N.B: If you have not received a response from us within 14 days please consider your application for this role as not successful.

    • Full Circle offers a R2000-00 finder\'s fee for any candidates referred and successfully placed in a permanent role. A R1000-00 finder\'s fee for any candidates referred and successfully placed in a contract role with a duration of three months or more

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