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Automation Test Analyst

The objective of a Automation Test Analyst for the Caseware Division is to achieve ongoing financial success for the business through efficient product delivery and utilization. The incumbent is responsible for partnering with key internal stakeholders for the planning, development and execution of quality assurance and application testing to ultimately enhance customer value.

If you want to:

  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results;
  • Contribute to the development and testing of User Stories;
  • Analyse test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plans;
  • Validate User Stories by ensuring that they have appropriate Test plans, and adhere to the Testing Standards;
  • Facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members and ensure test plans are approved by a fellow Test Analyst before executing on the Test Plan; and
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues.
  • Drive successful execution of sprint objectives by coordinating with all stakeholders across the release value-chain (Product Development, Product Owner(s), Product Manager(s), Content Providers and Third Parties);
  • Participate in key activities that compliment success in every Program Increment;
  • Drive efficiency in delivery by resolving challenges that may impact successful delivery; and
  • Partnering with Scrum Master(s), Product Owner(s) and fellow team members to identify potential risks.
  • Maintain effective communication with relevant team (Product, Support, Training and Consulting etc) to identify and act on real-time customer insight to inform compelling customer experience interventions;
  • Support go-to-market execution by collaborating closely with the Product Owner(s) and fellow development teams in optimising user experiences, solving customer issues and partnering closely with customer success and client facing functions; and
  • Establish a trusted relationship to help drive continued value of products and service.
  • Understand client feedback to deliver additional product line features and capabilities that addresses client issues; and
  • Optimise existing metrics and defining new areas of measurement to improve velocity, cycle time, product experiences and performance.

And you have:

  • Completed BSc Computer Science / Information Systems or BCom related degree.
  • 2+ years’ experience in software testing/development related roles
  • At least 1-2 years’ automation testing experience
    Completed ISTQB Foundation or Agile qualification or similar is an advantage.
  • Experience using/supporting financial software systems.
  • Experience using ticketing systems such as JIRA.

And these essential skills:

  • Caseware Working Papers software knowledge, being tested.
  • Accounting.
  • Test Planning.
  • Testing Tools.
  • Testing Procedures.
  • Testing Standards.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Facilitation skills.
  • Quality management software skills.
  • Business processes skills.
  • Defect management skills.
  • Manual testing skills
  • Automated testing skills
  • Detail-orientated analytical thinker.
  • Effective communicator at all levels;
  • Creative approach in solving technical problems, whilst translating technical requirements into test plans;
  • Strong sense of prioritization, focusing on deliverables;
  • The ability to effectively deliver on deadlines and to be self-motivated;
  • Abstract thinker – the ability not to conform to the norm and taking a non-conventional approach in uncover software defects;
  • An unreserved commitment to quality and elimination of mistakes and errors;
  • Reliability and resiliency – being adaptive to a changing environment with unique challenges;
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with others; and
  • Adding value by promoting innovation and leveraging new ideas.

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