Software Quality Engineer

Software Quality Engineer

Nedbank | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Posted 17 days ago

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Job Classification REQ: Division: Nedbank Insurance / Functional Area: BITE Employment Equity Statement: Preference will be given to individuals from underrepresented groups. Job Family Informaton Technology Career Stream IT Operations Leadership Pipeline Manager of Self Technical Job Purpose Use the automation framework and pre-defined test tools to inspect, analyse, design, develop and implement re-useable automated test assets to quality assure the solution and its architecture to ensure the overall quality of the solution. Job Responsibilities Actively participate in the planning, estimation and sizing of products, features, stories to be delivered. Delivery of a well-structure and standard designed, quality assurance solutions within the timelines agreed with the delivery team. Report and manage the resolution of issues timeously to avoid unplanned expenses which could result in late delivery and stability issues once operational. Contribute to the retrospective reviews to introduce efficiencies which will ensure quicker delivery with high quality to our clients. Work closely with Test Leads, Chapter Leads, Developers, Architects, Product Owner and other Stakeholders to meet the expectations of our client. Build and foster deep relationship with Peers, Subject Matter Experts, Developers, Product Owner and other Stakeholders though honest communication which align to the Nedbank Values. Liaise with Stakeholders across Group Technology to build a network that will align to nWoW. Confirm that the automation test suite implemented is appropriately catalogued and aligns with the governance. Responsible for testing of the system or component testing under load, high-availability, recoverability and other fit for purpose software non-funtional testing. Log defects using the pre-defined defect management tool and ensure the relevant information is captured accurately that will assist with the root cause analysis. Identify potential product risks and communicate to the QA Lead the details and any possible mitigation factors. Collaborate with the stakeholder to ensure the resolution of a defect and that the root cause analysis is performed and recorded. Report status of testing to the squad daily. Participate in all retrospective reviews. Participate in the showcase to stakeholders. Understand and manage own time based on expected timelines articulated by the line-management and project expectations. Collaborate with Peers and industry experts to understand technical advances and its application within the Nedbank eco-system. Seek ongoing improvements in technical capabilities. Mentor the Software Test Engineers within the team to improve their technical capabilities. Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values. Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise. Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities. Contribute to the Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.). Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy. Seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems though agile thinking. People Specification Essential Qualifications - NQF Level Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees Preferred Qualification Bootcamp training in Agile and DevOps. Essential Certifications ISTQB foundation or equivalent (ISEB) Preferred Certifications Type of Exposure Experience in an agile development environment using Scrum and/or Extreme Programming Minimum Experience Level 3 to 5 years Test automation experience. Tool requirements: Maven, Selenium, Jmeter and Cucumber. Technical skills: Test automation skill (API and Service), API web services automation, Selenium / Java skill set, Agile, Devops and continuous delivery (in sprint automation) and DB interrogations. Technical / Professional Knowledge programming Java Development with J2EE and/or Springboot knowledge (Advanced) Behavioural Competencies Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills Influencing Work Standards Managing Work Decision Making Building Partnerships --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at