Stellenbosch or Century City, South Africa

QE analyst

The quality engineering (QE) team at Entersekt ensures that we develop and deliver world-class security software. We choose to drive quality as a culture over quality as a process by partnering with the engineering teams and working as a cross-functional community of passionate and driven individuals.

The role

As an analyst in the QE team, you would be expected to apply proven test strategies to our products and identify risks within the software development lifecycle, as well as constantly seek out opportunities to improve quality and delivery by means of automation, collaboration and communication in an Agile environment.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Agile development teams to define and implement product test strategies based on functional and non-functional requirements
  • Liaise with QE analysts and automation developers to create and execute test plans
  • Proactively drive quality improvement through metrics and reporting
  • Track test coverage across components from code and functional perspectives
  • Integrate with an Agile development team, partaking in planning, testing and scrum ceremonies
  • Advocate quality, best practices and user experience throughout the SDLC

Skills & Experience

Successful candidates will generally possess the following skills and experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience in assessing software quality
  • Experience with manual testing for mobile and the web
  • Experience with API/endpoint testing and automation using tools like SoapUI, Insomnia or Postman
  • Experience with test automation: Selenium/Appium
  • Comfortable with Linux, Bash and Git
  • Familiar with domain-specific languages: Gherkin/SpecFlow
  • Familiar with continuous integration/continuous delivery: Jenkins/TeamCity
  • Understanding of microservices and the cloud: Docker/Kubernetes/AWS/Azure
  • Agile experience preferred
  • Experience with SDLC administration tools like JIRA or equivalent
  • Relevant education/certification (ISTQB, Diploma or Degree) is a plus
  • Fundamentals of programming languages: JavaScript/Python/PHP
  • Basic understanding of software security: SSL/Certs/Encryption

Personality attributes

  • Passionate about quality and technology
  • Good communication skills: You’ll need to explain your ideas to your team
  • An ability to get things done: We don’t like to micromanage, but we do expect you to do the right thing
  • A tendency to think outside the box: Innovation is highly valued at Entersekt
  • A preference to work in a team rather than by yourself
  • An attitude of being proud of your work and taking ownership

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Entersekt is an international software development company based just outside of Cape Town, South Africa.

We are leaders in authentication, app security, and payments enablement technology, offering a highly scalable solution set with a track record of success across multiple continents.