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Test Analyst

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17 Jan 2013
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Role details:
Peresys, a global technology solutions provider to the financial markets industry, is looking for a Software Test Analyst to join the Peresys Hermes team in Johannesburg.

You will be required to perform comprehensive testing on existing and new applications as well as assist with any priority issues requiring resolution.
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You will be required to:

Acquire a solid understanding of the Peresys business space
Draw up comprehensive test plans and test cases to test products/solutions
Manual testing (based on test plans and test cases)
Cosmetic, GUI and usability testing
Functional, Regression, Front End and Back End testing
Quality assurance around user interfaces and other parts of the software
Performance and stress testing
Defect (Bug) logging, defect reporting and defect maintenance
Liaise with development team and business/system users
Provide assistance (technical and/or other) on products/solutions to internal support (Peresys Help Desk) team
Compile documentation (i.e. instructions for new installations, upgrades and release notes)

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
Highly technical - University or Technicon graduate
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment

Must have minimum 1 years experience in:
Manual testing
Testing Windows applications
Database knowledge/experience (SQL Server preferred)
Analysing, interpreting and communicating problems

Knowledge of the following will be advantageous:
Financial Markets
Agile methodologies (e.g. SCRUM)
Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Test Professional
Database knowledge (SQL Server preferred)

Other requirements:
Must have a Degree or Diploma from Computer/Engineering or related field
Post graduate degree will be an advantage
Software testing experience, particularly in the finance industry or other mission critical environments, would be an advantage

You will report to the Head of Development.

We employ people who are passionate, motivated, and talented. You must be a team player, able to self manage, proficient with your time and have a passion for testing

If you have strong academic background and would like to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that rewards you for above average performance, apply today!