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  • Posted: Nov 17, 2020
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    Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African corporate and investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. We offer our clients innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions. As the corporate and investment banking arm of Firs...
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    Senior Test Analyst (12 month contract)

    Senior Test Analyst (12 month contract)

    RMB is a market leader in Corporate and Investment Banking. Our biggest asset is our people. They come from many different backgrounds, bringing unique perspectives to finding solutions and solving challenges for our clients. At RMB our thinking digs deeper and sees further. It’s an approach we call Solutionist Thinking. With a can-do mindset that is considered and innovative, curious and resilient we unlock unique opportunities for our clients, society and our future. We seek people who create a culture of sharing and who champion honourable behaviour. Our people are smart, hard-working, self-motivated and have a passion for their work and the success of RMB. We offer a non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial environment where our people think and act like owners. We empower people, hold them accountable and reward exceptional performance.

    All appointments will be made in line with FirstRand Group’s Employment Equity plan.

    The Bank actively supports the recruitment and advancement of people with disabilities. We encourage that candidates voluntarily declare their disability and consult the Bank should they require reasonable accommodation

    • To support and enable quality solutions by ensuring that testing is effectively planned , monitored, and executed, and that core activities required by the testing framework are completed
    • Engage with the macro-environment to look for new opportunities, capabilities and trends that would add value to the required quality/test analysis work
    • Suggest changes in executing work processes to better drive value and benefits for the business
    • Prepare and share recommendations for process and systems improvements across the function Actively participate in team, cross-discipline and vendor-driven collaboration sessions or forums to increase understanding of the working environment (current and planned Business alignment
    • Partner with BT and Business stakeholders to create integrated roadmaps to enable business requirements delivery Planning
    • Provide relevant information to inform the accurate scoping of a project/ programme. This includes pro-active engagement with relevant teams to ensure that solution delivery meets business needs Quality management
    • Use quality management models and techniques to identify areas for improvement within the area  Determine corrective action to reduce errors and improve the quality of the system and services provided to business Test

    Draft and maintain relevant test plans

    • Monitor progress against plans and effect mitigation actions
    • Evaluate emerging defects and recommend solutions
    • Ensure compliance to governance processes
    • Design relevant test scripts/ test cases to best determine system readiness and usability
    • Develop exit and entry criteria based on the consolidation of all test requirements
    • Draft and maintain user acceptance testing (UAT) and training plans

    Minimum Qualification

    • Relevant Diploma /Degree

    Technical Knowledge/ skills and experience

    In depth knowledge of:

    • Relevant product/applications/service
    • Test methodologies including quality assurance
    • Documentation and requirement gathering
    • Agile/DevOps principles and applications
    • Bespoke BU/FA knowledge
    • Experience
    • 8 - 10 years Systemic and integrated approach to testing so that up-stream and down-stream impacts are considered
    • Testing automation (preferred)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Rand Merchant Bank on to apply

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