Stellenbosch, South Africa

Senior 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

Entersekt is looking for a senior analyst in the QE team that will help drive quality for multiple services running on a Kubernetes platform that is highly available, distributed and self-healing.

You would be expected to create and implement test strategies and processes for services/products that help identify risks within the software development lifecycle across multiple teams.


  • Collaborate with Agile development teams to define and implement product test strategies based on functional and non-functional requirements
  • Liaise with 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 multiple Agile development teams partaking in planning, testing and scrum ceremonies
  • Advocate quality, best practices and user experience throughout the SDLC
  • Ensure that each product adheres to the platform requirements and specifications
  • Coordinate and drive the production hardening and release process across multiple teams

Skills & Experience

Successful candidates will generally possess the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience assessing software quality
  • Good writing and reporting skills
  • 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/GitlabCI
  • Experience with microservices and the cloud: Docker/Kubernetes/AWS/Azure
  • Experience with test environment setup
  • Familiar with performance, stability and chaos testing
  • Agile experience preferred
  • Experience with SDLC administration tools like JIRA or equivalent
  • Relevant education/certification (ISTQB, Diploma or Degree) is a plus
  • Programming experience: JavaScript/Golang/Python
  • Basic understanding of software security: SSL/Certs/Encryption

Personality attributes

  • Passionate about quality and technology
  • Organized and methodical: You’ll need to coordinate hardware resources and timelines across multiple teams
  • 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.