Test Automation Analyst (Topic: Velocity DevOps) | IT Recruitment

Minimum year of experience:

  • 5+ years’ Experience in Test Automation
  • 8+ years’ Experience in testing
  • Agile working experience (Mandatory)


Role Level:

  • Senior (1466)


Minimum qualifications required:

  • Computer Science Diploma / Degree (Preferable) ISTQB Advanced Level Agile Technical Tester or ISEB Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing


Role Task:

  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts.
  • The ability to analyses a process from start to finish.
  • Modelling techniques and methods.
  • Communication with team and stakeholders.
  • Reporting on Test Results.
  • Interpretation of Testing Results and logging of Defects on JIRA.
  • Defining and implementing test plans on projects.
  • Preparation and communication of Test reports to Stakeholders during test execution (SIT sand UAT).
  • Planning and effort estimation for test case execution.
  • Plan, organize and support test case creation.
  • Coordinate test data creation with the developers and test analysts.
  • Ensure appropriate test environment access levels for testers.
  • Follow up on defect fixes identified during test execution.
  • Assist in the manual execution of test cases and defect retesting when required.
  • Track new/changed requirements and ensure these are addressed during automated testing.
  • Escalate deviations in the plan to Project Manager.
  • Act as a point of contact between Developers and Testers.
  • Setup and track a “lessons learnt” – sheet related to test topics.


Generic Technical / Functional skills:

  • Understanding of integration between different technologies.
  • Coordination between development and support environments.
  • Risk Identification, Assessment and Mitigation.


Specific Technical / Functional skills:

  • Automation Test Planning & Framework identification and implementation.
  • Identification, Creation & Sanitation of Test Data
  • Manual & Automatic Test Execution.
  • Maintenance of automation packs.
  • Daily execution and reporting on automated regression packs.
  • Security and Reliability Testing.
  • Performance Testing.
  • Test Tools used:
    • JIRA
    • XRay
    • Confluence
    • Selenium / Jenkins
    • Serenity / Cucumber
  • Automation Test Scripts to align with Acceptance Criteria on User Stories.
  • Path and Condition Testing.
  • API Testing.
  • Static and Dynamic analysis.
  • Resource Utilization.
  • Maintainability Testing.
  • Portability Testing.
  • Analyze Test Scripts for feasibility.
  • Technical Test Case creation.
  • Clear defect capturing on JIRA.
  • Defect workflow adherence.
  • Managing and communicating issues.
  • Reporting – with attention to details and correctness.
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies


Soft skills:

  • Robust work ethics – this is of utmost importance.
  • Self-starter – can deliver results unsupervised.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and written) with both technical and non-technical colleagues / users.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, inter dependent as well as independently and submit deliverables on time and in excellent quality.
  • Flexibility to take up different tasks in the project.
  • Ability and willingness to coach and give training to fellow colleagues and users when required.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong presentation skills.


Additional Requirements (if applicable)

  • Java and AWS knowledge (advantageous)
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