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  • Posted: Nov 15, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R71.297 billion for the six months ended December 2016. The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company li...
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    QA Engineer II

    Job Objectives    
    1. Test case/script generation and review:

    • Identify what to test by translating non-functional and business requirements into testable test plans and test scripts.
    • Identify and document key test scenarios.
    • Document or automate the test script using the performance testing tool.
    • Determine the prerequisites.
    • Determine the test criteria.
    • Record the expected results.
    • Review final test scripts with QA Engineer lead.
    • Obtain sign-off.

    2. Test prerequisites compilation:

    • Identify required test materials.
    • Obtain test material, e.g. test data.
    • Identify the required test environment.
    • Ensure test environment setup, e.g. test server access and test logins.
    • Prepare test results pack for results recording and sign-off.

    3. Test execution and recording:

    • Execute the automated scripts.
    • Record test results.
    • Compare actual results against expected results and debug any script failures.

    4. Maintenance of high quality and accuracy:

    • Understand the application under test and ensure that it meets the necessary expectations as defined by business.
    • Ensure Quality Assurance of all testing activities.
    • Maintain test documentation to reflect current system operations.
    • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
    • Support improvement of the testing processes and initiatives.
    • Continued maintenance and upkeep of the performance testing scripts that form part of the performance regression pack.

    5. Test status updates:

    • Provide feedback to the development team and ensure the work is carried out in accordance with the schedule and the performance requirements.
    • Inform management of any negative trends in the performance of software in pre-production.
    • Provide estimates and feedback to the Team Lead for project scheduling purposes.
    • Ensure effective communication with key stakeholders.
    • Prepare and maintain test tracking reports.

    6. Test closure activities:

    • Ensure test completion - no outstanding high-risk issues, defects have been fixed and retested or deferred or accepted as permanent restrictions.
    • Handover test artifacts to people who need it in the future, e.g. maintenance or support teams.
    • Participate in project retrospectives and contribute and document lessons learned
    • Archive test work products, like test results, test logs, test status reports etc.


    • IT-related Diploma/Degree
    • ISTQB Foundation Level
    • ISTQB Agile
    • ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst


    • 2-3 years Manual testing experience
    • 2-3 years SQL experience
    • 6+ years Performance testing experience
    • Testing in a retail / financial sector desirable
    • Testing in an Agile environment desirable

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • Microsoft 365
    • Google Suite
    • 6-7 years Knowledge of non-functional testing - performance testing
    • 2-3 years Knowledge of functional testing, system testing, integration testing, regression testing, automation scripting, and execution.
    • 1-2 years Knowledge of non-functional testing – security testing
    • 1-2 years Knowledge of non-functional testing – usability testing
    • 6-7 years Build enhancements to test frameworks increasing speed and productivity.
    • 6-7 years Collaboratively work with the rest of the QA team to refine quality assurance practices and techniques within the greater team.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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