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  • Posted: Aug 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nedbank Group Limited is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The company's shares have been listed on the JSE Limited since 1969. The group offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services through four main business clusters, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retai...
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    Software Quality Engineer II

    Job Purpose

    To design and contribute to the development of the automation framework and pre-defined test tools. To Create a platform upon whist test automation assets can be created. To inspect, analyse, design, develop and implement re-useable automated test assets to quality assure the solution and its architecture to ensure the overall quality of the solution. To support test execution teams or their team members in the implementation of tools, processes and defects found with customised tools and frameworks.

    Job Responsibilities

    • To do research and development that lends itself to quality engineering in the ambit of Quality Assurance

    • Collaborate with Peers and industry experts to understand technical advances and its application within the Nedbank eco-system.

    • Actively participate in the planning, estimation and sizing of products, features, stories to be delivered.

    • Delivery of a well-structured and standardized designed (where applicable), quality assurance solutions within the timelines agreed with the delivery team.

    • Report and manage the resolution of issues timeously to avoid unplanned expenses which could result in late delivery and stability issues once operational.

    • Contribute to the retrospective reviews to introduce efficiencies which will ensure quicker delivery with high quality to our clients.

    • Work closely with Test Leads, Chapter Leads, Developers, Architects, Product Owner and other Stakeholders to meet the expectations of our client.

    • Liaise with Stakeholders across Group Technology to build a network that will align to nWoW.

    • Contribute to the systematic breakdown of the business need into manageable feature(s), stories and epics that can be delivered.

    • Participate in the sprint planning, test estimation, backlog grooming and success criteria per story.

    • Discuss the low-level design and functional requirements with the QA Lead, Application/Solution Architect to understand the approach to test automation.

    • Develop the automation code using the automation framework for execution.

    • Implement the test automation solutions with the objective that it has adequate coverage within the sprint and can be re-used for regression testing.

    • Ensure the test automation solution meets the architectural and development standards that are re-usable and scalable and that aligns with the governance requirements.

    • Responsible for testing of the system or component testing under load, high-availability, recoverability and other fit for purpose software non-functional testing.

    • Log defects using the pre-defined defect management tool and ensure the relevant information is captured accurately that will assist with the root cause analysis.

    • Identify potential product risks and communicate to the QA Lead the details and any possible mitigation factors.

    • Collaborate with the stakeholder to ensure the resolution of a defect and that the root cause analysis is performed and recorded.

    • Report status of testing to the squad daily.

    • Participate in all retrospective reviews.

    • Participate in the showcase to stakeholders.

    • Mentor the Software Test Engineers within the team to improve their technical capabilities.

    • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values.

    • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy.

    Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

    • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

    Preferred Qualification

    • Bootcamp training in Agile/SAFe and DevOps.
    • ISTQB foundation or equivalent (ISEB)

    Preferred Certifications

    • Java Development with J2EE / Object-Orientated Programming Language Certifications

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 5 to 8 years Test automation experience.

    Type of Exposure

    • Experience in an agile development environment using Scrum and/or Extreme Programming

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

    • Java Development with J2EE and/or Springboot knowledge (Advanced)

    • DevOps

    • Non-Functional Testing

    • Cloud Technology Exposure

    • Software Engineering skills

    • Mobile Automation

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

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

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