Senior SQA Engineer - Cape Town | iLAB

Senior SQA Engineer – Cape Town

iLAB (Pty) Ltd
March 20, 2020
Cape Town, South Africa
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The Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer creates test cases, executes tests, automates tests, performs code reviews and documents software testing results. Ensures automated/performance scripts meet established standards.

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Identify and extract test requirements from business requirements which are automation candidates.
  • Automation/Performance test plan creation.
  • Automated test case development, estimation, and maintenance.
  • Perform code peer reviews and documentation.
  • Automation testing execution against system(s) under test.
  • Defect logging, retest, and change request entry.
  • Knowledge transfer to the client and team members.
  • Liaison with developers & business analysts.
  • Manage test schedules, track and monitor distribution of work & effectively communicate test progress.
  • Test data management planning and execution.
  • Verify and revise quality standards as needed.
  • Analyze and implement performance and load testing solutions based on client requirements.
  • Analyze complex situations and recommend solutions to the client.
  • Recommend areas for process improvement.
  • Identify and mitigate project and/or test risks with escalation/delegation of issues to appropriate members of the project team.



  • Experience with System Development Life Cycle models (Waterfall, Rapid Application Development, Spiral Model, Agile, etc.) required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, consultative skills.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.
  • Self-motivated and ability to motivate others.
  • Demonstrates advanced development knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of quality assurance methodologies.
  • Ability to follow instructions, work independently, or function in a team as needed.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures for full product development life-cycle desired.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Ability to effectively present to and interact with all levels of management.
  • Highly adaptive and flexible to a changing environment.
  • Working knowledge on SQL a plus.
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