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  • Posted: Feb 23, 2021
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    Pick n Pay Stores Limited, through its subsidiaries and associates, operates in the retail sector on the African continent. Pick n Pay is the quintessential family store focused on the customer. Since 1967 when consumer champion Raymond Ackerman purchased the first few stores, the Ackerman family’s vision has grown and expanded to now encompass stores...
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    Software Tester

    • This exciting opportunity exists in our Online Shopping Division in Cape Town. We are looking for a Software tester to assist in leading the development of the entire on-demand infrastructure, including the Client front-end app, Store Picking app, Front-end Admin portal & Back-end Infrastructure.
    • The role offers incredible future growth potential. As we scale our tech team extensively in the next year, we are looking for a resource that can help us build a strong team and that resource could quickly become the tech lead.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Computer Science / BSc Computer Science qualification preferable
    • Experience in Computer Science advantageous
    • Experience in Software / App testing advantageous
    • Previous experience within the retail environment advantageous
    • Previous experience within Pick n Pay advantageous
    • Previous experience within the on-demand industry advantageous
    • Excellent experience working with graphics/product design tools to match the build to the design, such as: inVision or Mocups
    • Proficient with Excel, Trello and other project management tools
    • Understanding of HTML, CSS/Less/SaaS and at least one front-end framework (e.g. Angular, React, Vue, Aurelia)
    • Working experience consuming RESTful services/APIs
    • Good experience with responsive layout and mobile design
    • Commercial experience delivering projects with Agile/Lean methodologies
    • Familiar with apps such as Uber, Taxify, Takealot, Superbalist
    • Familiar with the on-demand delivery industry and/or the retail industry

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Functional Testing of a public-facing eCommerce app, supported on multiple device platforms
    • Functional Testing of a web-based back-end portal which supports the app and all internal order management processes
    • Documentation and Reporting on findings and testing processes and procedures
    • Documentation and maintenance of documentation and specifications of the software system
    • Assistance with the compilation of specifications for the software system
    • Iterative testing of new releases to ensure they meet requirements
    • Testing will be in collaboration with a remote development team who will require detailed documentation of test processes and results where the system does not meet specification


    • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated
    • Strong organizational & prioritization skills
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
    • Ability to interact with internal & external stakeholders at all levels
    • Adaptable to change
    • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems
    • People orientation
    • Attention to detail
    • Patience
    • Team player
    • Be proactive
    • Problem solver
    • Absorb pressure positively

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Pick n Pay Stores Limited on to apply
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