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AES Global

QA Tester

AES Global

18th May 2020

Cape Town, South Africa

3 to 10 years

R350000 - R65000

Cost to company

Mid Senior

Full Time


  • Automation Testing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Testing


  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

Our client a well known South African Financial Services company is looking to find a talented QA Tester to join their Team in their Cape Town office.

Job Summary:

Estimating effort for testing tasks
? Defining the test approach for each sprint
? Extracting test requirements for user stories
? Designing and creating test cases
? Executing test cases manually / automated
? Manual front end functional testing of applications – which includes system, integration, regression and end to end testing as well as exploratory testing
? Collaborate closely with developers, identifying, logging, prioritizing and verifying defects in a defect tracking system
? Managing and maintaining the test environments and test data
? Implementing automated tests
? Develop test tools, and extend test frameworks and test environments
? First line support and root cause analysis of production issues and proactive, friendly, transparent and efficient support service
? Playing a central role in establishing best practices for testing in an agile environment
? Continuous improvement initiatives specifically with regard to quality
? Product risk mitigation thereby limiting defects in production
? Project risk mitigation thereby ensuring a smooth deployment process
? Managing and maintaining the regression test suits (manual / automated)
? Carry out exploratory testing
? Final sign-off of new releases



? You understand the systems you are testing.
? You can program (They use Scala, JavaScript and UFT amongst others) or you are interested in learning to program.
? You know how to write SQL.
? You know where it is most effective for an automated test to live. (Unit, Integration, E2E)
? You can speak the same language as the developers.
? You understand the benefits of manual testing but also the costs.
? You are continually trying to improve your testing skills.
? You read widely about what is happening in the world of testing.
? You know that learning didn't end with the last course you did but rather its continuous for the rest of your life.
? You care about releasing great software.

Please get in touch with us to find out more about this exciting opportunity :)