Job Title
Quality Test Analyst
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 4 years
Job Published
13 January 2022
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Job Description

Quality Test Analyst

Highly attractive salary 

Cape Town

Excellent career opportunity for a Quality Test Analyst to join an agile tech team. You will be required to assist with test planning, test execution and test closure activities. You will create and execute test cases, document, track and validate reported issues through to resolution. The IT Quality Test Analyst will be responsible for ensuring a quality product is delivered to the end-user. 

To excel in the environment, you would require experience in the following:
• Proven track record of testing complex user interfaces and systems
• Experience and understanding of structured test methods and processes
• Knowledge of test types (System Integration Testing, Regression Testing, and User Acceptance Testing)

Initially, you will be responsible for:
Test Planning
• Produce project test plans by identifying the objectives of testing and the specification of test activities in order to meet the project objectives.
• Integrating and coordinating the testing activities into the software life cycle activities.
• Defining the amount, level of detail and templates for the test documentation.
• Scheduling test case analysis, design and test execution.

Test Analysis and Design
• Reviewing the test basis (such as requirements, design, interface specifications).
• Evaluating testability of the test basis and test objects.
• Identifying and prioritising test conditions based on analysis of test items, the specification, behaviour and structure of the software.
• Designing of high-level test cases and identifying necessary test data to support testing process.

Test Implementation and Execution
• Finalising, implementing and prioritising test cases (including the identification of test data).
• Creating test suites from the test procedures for efficient test execution.
• Executing test procedures according to the planned sequence (functional testing).

Evaluating Exit Criteria
• Assess the test execution against the defined objectives for each level of testing to determine if enough testing has been done.
• Check if defects raised have been resolved, confirmation tested, or are outstanding.

Test Closure
• Finalising and archiving test results.
• Maintenance of the regression test suite post signoff.
• Assisting with post deployment (to production) sanity testing.

• 3-Year tertiary qualification
• ISTQB Foundation Certification in Software Testing

• 3 Years’+ experience in the Software Testing discipline
• Exposure to an automation testing and agile development methodologies advantageous