Test Manager

Test Manager

14 Feb
|
Bytes System Integration
|
City of Cape Town

14 Feb

Bytes System Integration

City of Cape Town

Cape Town, Western Cape



Permanent



JSE-listed Altron, founded in 1965 has a direct presence in South Africa, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Australia, employing more than 8 500 employees globally.



Altron combines technical expertise with in-depth customer understanding to provide end-to-end holistic technology solutions.

Altron Bytes Systems Integration, a division of Altron (Pty) Ltd, is an end-to-end ICT service provider of consulting, implementation and outsourcing services, that partners to help clients in two main ways: Driving value and optimizing client investment in current and legacy systems, applications and infrastructure.

Most organizations are planning or have embarked on a digital transformation journey.





This journey is certainly more than deploying technology – it is a shift in the entire business model and talks to the ‘pace of change’ that an organisation must go through, driven by the rapid adoption of technology. Altron Bytes Systems Integration has a clear go-to-market strategy in key industries covering: Financial Services, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, Public Sector, Retail, Mining & Manufacturing, Travel & Transport, Energy & Utilities.

We are currently expanding a project team that is responsible for designing, building and operating an IFRS system for one of the large insurance companies within South Africa and Africa. This successful candidate in this role will form a part of the Quality Assurance Team to ensure that a high-quality product is delivered to our Client.





Job Function:



We are looking for a Test Manager in the QA Department. The IFRS 17 Project requires a Test Manager to formulate a comprehensive test approach, Test Strategy and Test Plan that combines with the IFRS 17 milestone plan and roadmap that will encompass all of the IFRS data providers and Key stakeholders at the Altron BSI client.



Responsibilities:



Test Management Responsibilities:



- Liaise with internal and external stakeholders

- Do presentations to Management when needed

- Write the Test Strategy

- Assist with implementing new processes

- Training QA team members

- Mentor and guide juniors

- Effort Estimations

- Contribute to improvements in QA

- Conduct interviews, if required

- Contributing to team’s KPAs and Performance Appraisals, if required

- Provide daily reporting





Job Requirements:





Education Required:

N. Diploma or B-Tech/Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science / Engineering degree



ISTQB certification





Experience Required:

10 yrs+ formal testing experience

Test Automation Engineering experience

Strong SQL

Basic PL/SQL

IFRS experience





Essential Competencies:

Software testing experience

Implementing and integrating code deployment tools (eg Puppet, Ansible, Chef, etc.)

Deployment Tools (eg. Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.)

Integration with code repositories (eg GitLAB, GitHUB, BitBucket, etc.)

Proficient in scripting and scripting languages (eg Python, etc.)

Knowledge and implementation of branching and merging strategies (Git Flow, Trunk-based development, etc.)

Expertise in software development methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)

SQL and PL/SQL

Python and/or Java (or a similar language)

J-Meter (or any other Performance testing tools)

SOAPUI (or any API testing tool)

Selenium (or any Front-end testing tool)

J-unit (or any unit testing tool)

Cloud exposure (Amazon, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Container deployment, scaling, management, etc. (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, etc.)

Self-starter

High attention to detail and accuracy

Deadline driven, able to work in pressurised environment

Compliance with procedures and processes

Must be able to work well as part of a team and independently

Good analysis skills; Good problem-solving skills.

Must have a drive for helping peers.

Must have a positive and professional attitude.

Excellent communication skills





Advantageous Competencies:

Experience in Insurance industry

DEVOps, CI/CD exposure

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