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Test Analyst,   Johannesburg,   South Africa,
Salary: R20 000 – R30 000
Project responsibilities:

Perform detailed reviews of BRS, FS, TS, test plans, test cases and test strategy
Review from a functional and non-functional point of view
Perform black and white box testing
Perform security testing on web based, application and installer software
Write test plans and test cases from functional specifications and from information gained from other stakeholders
Ensure that the software conforms to requirements, specifications, and other sources of specifications
Use internal bug tracking and test case management system to record bugs
Using risk analysis to select and write regression test cases and automate select ones
Analyze and provide security test cases for security risks
Working closely with development team leads on large development projects, ensuring the highest quality outcomes
Generate reports and provide regular status updates to Test Team Lead and Product Manager
Contribute to test and quality assurance group processes and standards
Follow and abide to department policies, but also promote change where necessary
Organizational responsibilities:

Pro-actively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies
Actively promote quality in the organization
Core competencies:

ISTQB foundation certified
Performance, quality and usability focused
Kaizen orientated approach
Have strong analyzing skills
Development back ground preferable
Knowledge of ISTQB software test practices, principles and best practices
Attention to detail
Critical thinking and problem solving
General technical knowledge (databases, OS setup etc)
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Shows initiative
Ability to meet scheduled deadlines
Strong prioritizing, planning and organization skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Database scripting skills
Experience working in an SDLC
Experience in testing software on Windows, Linux and Unix platforms
Experience writing test plans and test cases
3 - 5 years experience as a software test analyst with experience in various automation and performance testing tools, preferably open source tools.
ISTQB foundation certified
Performance, quality and usability focused
Kaizen orientated approach
Development back ground preferably
Experience working in software development cycles (SDLC driven environment), preferably an Agile development environment
Experience in working with open source test tools is preferable
Experience in testing web applications is preferable
Experience writing detailed and effective test plans and test cases
Experience working with a test case manager and automated test tools preferable
Experience in web-based security testing preferable
Apply at: recruit16@1st.co.za
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