Test Engineer

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Test Engineer
Job Title Test Engineer
Advert Sage is a global company with a local heart. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people, and payroll software, we empower the world’s business heroes—from single-person startups to large enterprises. Our people are passionate and positive. We inspire our colleagues to serve business builders everywhere and champion their success. As a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 colleagues across 24 countries, we do business the right way, while giving back to our local communities through the Sage Foundation. Be Sage, build on.
Job Description The Quality Assurance role is to ensure that all software is thoroughly tested through identifying software defects and risks and full fills the requirements of the test cases to ensure high quality product releases.
Key Responsibilities Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

• Compiles all test cases, test scenarios and test plans in accordance to the approved functional/design specification.
• Conducts testing and follows testing procedures according to the established test plans.
• Attends Scrum Meetings daily ensuring knowledge of system changes and updates are maintained, provides progress on fixes and addresses roadblocks etc.
• Communicates openly and effectively across and within the Business Solutions teams, in order to resolve quality issues and contribute towards the quality strategy of the Company.
• Liaises with the various Sage Test leads to co-ordinate the successful completion of UAT.
• Coach and mentor others by using one’s own experience and knowledge to assist and provide recommendations for junior/less experienced team member.

Skills, know-how and experience:
Must have:
• 3-5 years’ software testing experience Basic knowledge of programming
• Ability to understand and write code using C# and SQL (Basic Level)
• Good understanding of various software testing techniques, methods and documentation.
• Experience with different automated testing tools (i.e. Selenium, Coded UI)
• Ability to compile test cases, testing frameworks, test plans and reports
• Intermediate to Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel (all versions)

• Basic Accounting Skills
• Experience working in the SCRUM Methodology

Technical / professional qualifications:
• Advanced IT technical certification/ qualification
• Preferably BSc Comp Science or Diploma (required for progression into QC and Software Development)
• Quality Assurance/ Software Testing Certification (ISEB/ISTQB/SQAMM)
Function Product
Country South Africa
Office Location Durban
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Min education
Secondary school
Required experience
5 Years
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