Application Test Engineer | IT Recruitment

  • Contract
  • Sandton

Role Purpose:

This Project has made great improvements to the system by removing unnecessary commands and reducing processing time and spacing impact by switching from “Heavy” commands to “Light” commands and reducing errors that impact customers and the system. The project has been ongoing for several months but is not yet concluded. We have achieved much and would like to continue with improvements to this system. To do this we require a dedicated tester that can test all the remaining changes needed.


  • Proficiency in the following programming languages: Java, PHP, Python, Perl, Microsoft Office
  • Diploma in Information Technology / Information Management
  • ISTQB Certified
  • Post Graduate Degree in Technology


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Software Testing
  • Understanding of overall automation engineering concepts
  • Experience in agile development practices
  • Experience of working in a high-pressure environment and working to tight deadlines
  • Good understanding of the underlying business processes and systems
  • Experience in advocating development practices like test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment
  • Experience in working on successful projects in the web and mobile environments
  • Preferred testing technologies: UFT, Visual Studio Test Professional, SOAPUI, LoadRunner, SQL
  • Developer and Selenium
  • Preferred databases technologies: Oracle, SQL Server, NoSQL variants


  • Analyse and translate business requirements into test scenarios and test cases
  • Creation and maintenance of test data
  • Participate in defining test approaches, test plans, and test scripts
  • Adhere to policies, standards, and procedures applicable to test engineering and quality control
  • Contribute to the implementation of improvement initiatives, helping to drive a quality culture
  • Application of various testing techniques including but not limited to unit, functional, integration, and performance testing
  • Develop and execute automated tests for user interface and back-office applications
  • Analyse test results and prepare test completion reports

Technical Competencies

  • Customer Oriented
  • Relationship management
  • Risk Management
  • Software Testing and Automation
  • Quality Management
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