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Who are we?
SanlamConnect is dedicated to supporting, growing and empowering clients with affordable, easy and suitable solutions, primarily through face-to-face intermediary channels, but also directly. We have approximately 2,000 tied advisers and 2,000 supporting independent brokers, all dedicated to meet the financial needs of our clients. Our vision: We aspire to be the best at building enduring relationships by connecting clients with Sanlam through intermediaries and directly. We create sustainable value by attracting new clients, supporting ongoing client engagement and providing adaptive solutions designed to answer life’s financial questions. ULTIMATELY WE GROW AND PROTECT WEALTH.
What will you do?
This role has the primary responsibility to plan, structure and undertake business- and system testing processes. It will also undertake application testing within the SannPay Finance application and integration testing with other systems. This role works closely with other Business Analysts, System Analysts, IT development and Audit to ensure business requirements for new solutions/changes are met and implemented correctly.
What will make you successful in this role?
Identify, define and design new functionality and regressive test requirements
Perform test scheduling and execution (manually/automated)
Identify and create test data
Perform test case preparations and design, assist with the scripting of automated test cases, conditions and checkpoints
Develop test scenarios, including preparing test scripts to test each software component and demonstrate the business condition under test and the expected results
Perform test reporting based upon coverage and clearance statistics
Perform test documentation compilation
Identify and analyse defects, log defects and track defect resolution within release time frames
Risk identification and reporting
Perform scope and test effort estimations
Analyse risks, develop contingencies, and plan testing accordingly
Extract information, as requested by clients, from different data basis
Liaison with Development Team, System Analyst, Business Analysts as well as Middle Management/Project Management on errors, issues and risks
Assistant with user acceptance testing
Support and assistance with SanlamConnect Finance, DRPA, MIS, DRS & Source System(s), i.e. CMS
Trend analysis of incidents and proposals to Senior Business Analyst to eliminate problem areas
Qualification and experience
An appropriate tertiary qualification
A relevant testing related qualification be advantageous
3-5 years testing experience is preferred
Experience as a tester in an accounting / remuneration environment will be advantageous
Must have working experience in the Financial Services industry
Knowledge and skills
Testing Knowledge &Tools
Knowledge of test automation, comparison and performance tools like FitNesse/ Quality Centre
Working knowledge of Software Quality assurance
MS: Office (Excel, PP, Word, Outlook)
Microsoft SQL server management studio – ability to write SQL queries and understand the data
Mapping and Comparison tools
Experience with non-gui test frameworks and SoapUI
Working knowledge of Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Working knowledge of Process Engineering
Remuneration and financial systems and processes/policies (basic)
Working knowledge of software engineering best practices and frameworks
Understanding of system architectures (i.e.: Web based architecture)
Working knowledge of project management processes
Flexibility and Adaptability
Conceptual and analytical thinking abilities
Able to influence and gain commitment from stakeholders and partners
Quality and accuracy orientation
High adherence to work standards
Structured, organised and good planning
Able to work with data complexity
High energy levels and action orientation
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
High regard for continuous improvement, growth and self-development
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.
Closing date: 3 September 2021
Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.
Our commitment to transformation
The Sanlam Group is committed to transformation and embracing diversity and our employment equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society as well as people with disabilities.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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