Thursday , April 18 2024

Takealot Job Application – Test Automation Specialist

Website Takealot

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for the maintenance and ongoing development of the automation solutions as well as the script coverage that supports the various teams in The Automation Specialist will be responsible for contributing and supporting the solutions in the engineering teams that will allow us to continue to release at pace, with confidence and with excellent quality.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Improve and automate test strategies.
  • Identify testing deficiencies and subsequently implementing automated tests based on their requirements
  • Raise development quality by developing processes and best practices for testing in Dev teams
  • Increase code coverage across the team’s technology stack
  • Develop status reports based on test completion/findings and communicate these to team leaders including any impact on the overall project plan.
  • Implement automation framework with continuous integration/deployment covering UI, API, unit, DB and integration tests.
  • Mentoring and guiding the test team on test approaches and automation suite.
  • Develop and execute automated test cases to diagnose issues and bugs, creating test data when required.
  • Identify,design, develop, execute and maintain automation scripts / code.
  • Perform regression testing when bugs are resolved

Job Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to understand and critique requirements.
  • Flexible and adaptable for changing priorities or circumstances.
  • Flexibility to learn new technologies and explore new tools with ease
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to promote cooperation between a developer, Technical project managers, and QA team.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering and a minimum of 3 years of Test Automation experience in a software/technology environment is required.
  • In the event that a candidate does not have a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Diploma (in Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering), an equivalent experience requirement must be met, which equates to a minimum of 6 years of Test Automation experience in a software/technology environment.

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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