Job summary

Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa, Africa
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Education:
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Contract
Positions:
1
Salary:
Negotiable

Software Solutions Tester (Integration)(Ref 117)

About this job

The company comprises a highly agile team of decisioning, technical and business professionals who are  responsible for the development, sale and implementation of the company’s cloud based Decisioning Platform. (DP)

The team is located worldwide, and their focus is currently on servicing the South African financial services and telecommunications industries.

The DP is a unique decision management system, combining the established core decision engine with private cloud managed services, to provide a customised solution for the company’s clients in established and emerging markets.

The DP is a SaaS (Software as a Service) based decision management system and is configured to cover the entire consumer credit life cycle; from prospecting for new customers, managing new acquisitions, controlling existing accounts (collections) and maximising recoveries from write-offs.

Due to the company’s successes they are currently expanding their team in order to maintain the highest levels of service to their client base in South Africa.

 

Overview

As the Solutions Tester (reporting to the Programme Manager) you will form part of the Product Integration Team, working alongside the Solutions Consultants and other company resources to support onsite testing for the company’s clients. You will be responsible for verifying and certifying product quality in line with client expectations, as well as liaising with the client to address any queries.

You will need to bring an excellent understanding of retail consumer credit risk across the full credit risk life-cycle and have extensive experience in systems integration.

 

Responsibilities

·         Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents in order to provide timely and meaningful feedback.

·         Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate testing activities with the client.

·         Provide onsite support for the duration of SIT and UAT.

·         Identify, record, thoroughly document and track defects.

·         Perform thorough regression testing when defects are resolved.

·         Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs.

  • Verify data for testing activities and assemble and set-up data for testing activities.

·         Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements.

·         Monitor debugging process results.

·         Track quality assurance metrics, such as defect densities and open defect counts.

·         Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.

·         Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases, where required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must be based in Johannesburg.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Degree concentrations in Finance, Economics, software engineering, information systems or related discipline preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in relevant testing roles.
  • Detailed understanding of Credit Risk Processes across Prospecting, Account Originations, Account Management and Delinquent Collections.
  • Experience in testing end to end solutions comprising multiple packaged and bespoke components.
  • Strong technical development background.
  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL, JSON, and web applications.

·         Experience in testing complex Portal, PostgreSQL and Linux environments.

·         Experience of testing REST APIs using tools such as Postman, SoapUI etc.

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Duties

Understanding of non-functional testing, covering, for example, integration, security, usability.

  • Experience in interface testing: data mapping, data validation etc
  • Must be comfortable interfacing with client technical team members. Must have the proven ability to interact with all levels within an organisation, from the most junior to the most senior, covering all aspects of technical and operational roles.
  • Must be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial approach to client interactions and display a patient, methodical approach to work activities.
  • Requires high levels of energy, resilience and ability to display creativity in developing solutions and codifying offerings.
  • Ability to work under time pressure.

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Job keywords/tags:  Experience of testing REST APIs using tools such as Postman , SoapUI
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