QA Engineer (Data Tester)


Gauteng Hybrid


The Harambee Product Development team is looking for an exceptional Data Tester/QA Engineer to join their dynamic team based in Johannesburg. Do you have experience as a Data tester with knowledge in front end, integration and data testing? Are you proactive with a willingness to learn? Now imagine doing that in an organisation that changes lives and has a culture of teamwork, openness and collaboration. If this prospect excites you, then you may be the person we are looking for.

  • Review system requirements in order to clearly understand what needs to be tested from a functionality, performance and security perspective
  • Create and maintain a testing framework and methodology under the Ieadership of the Testing Architect in order to create a test environment for current and upcoming requirements
  • Manage the implementation of these with the rest of the testing team to ensure consistent quality in what gets deployed
  • Develop and execute tests using proper test case design patterns
  • Maintain test case inventories
  • Create required data for test cases in collaboration with the Data Engineering team
  • Evaluate various testing tools when required and develop a proof of concept before making a recommendation
  • Have the willingness to learn the software architecture within the Harambee Pathwaying Platform
  • Clearly and accurately communicate testing outcomes to stakeholders and project members
  • Report defects or issues found during the execution of tests to business analysts, developers or other relevant team members to verify
  • Anything else as required to ensure and maintain the quality of
    the Harambee Pathwaying Platform
  • Matric / Grade 12
  • Computer Science (or related) degree or diploma.
  • Minimum 3 – 4 years’ experience as a data tester
  • Qualification in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or
    related courses
  • Knowledge in front end, integration and data testing
  • Process mapping
  • Strong SQL knowledge and the ability to write test scripts in
    Google BQ and MySQL
  • An understand or prior experience with testing ETLS would be
  • PowerBI – reports understanding
  • Data analytic skill
  • Test case generation
  • Test reporting
  • Test planning and preparation
  • Functional testing and regression testing
  • Bug reporting and documentation.
  • Experience with the following tools:
  • Jira
  • Test rail
  • Communication skills
  • Team player
  • Technical ability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Curiosity

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