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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Momentum is a trusted partner on your journey to financial wellness. We guide you by offering leading advice, products and services. We are committed to helping you fulfill your lifelong financial needs, by providing relevant and unique solutions to suit your budget and individual circumstances. It is our aim to build and maintain enduring relationships by p...
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    Test Analyst

    ROLE PURPOSE

    • Test and analyse existing, enhanced or new IT solutions in line with quality standards in accordance with the business requirements and non-functional requirements.Test and analyse existing, enhanced or new IT solutions in line with quality standards in accordance with the business requirements and non-functional requirements.


    RESPONSIBILITIES AND WORK OUTPUTS

    • Analyse the functional, product and technical specifications in order to determine core system functionality, prerequisites and testable requirements.
    • Develop test cases based on functional specifications and by applying the correct test design techniques to ensure efficient test cases.
    • Conduct system testing bases on test cases in line with the test plan and compare achieved results against expected results and record the test results on Quality Centre.
    • Create or acquire test data prior to the start of test execution.
    • Conduct testing in line with quality management standards and testing best practices.
    • Generate accurate and comprehensive test reports that highlight the progress and the outcome of the testing.
    • Make accurate and relevant information resulting from test execution available, to all stakeholders.
    • Log defects on the relevant system and collaborate with the developers and business system analyst to analyse and resolve the defect.
    • Ensure risks are escalated and mitigated where necessary.
    • Conduct re-testing and regression testing after defects have been resolved to ensure that IT solution is working correctly.
    • Advise and guide colleagues regarding effective test approaches
    • Contribute to decision making regarding testing at a project level, highlighting risks or areas of opportunity.
    • Provide authoritative, expertise and advice to clients and stakeholders.
    • Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
    • Deliver on service level agreements made with internal and external stakeholders and clients.
    • Make recommendations to improvement client service within area of responsibility.
    • Participate and contribute to a culture which build rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.
    • Develop and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with peers and stakeholders.
    • Positively influence and participate in change initiatives.
    • Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation knowledge.
    • Contribute to continuous innovation through the development, sharing and implementation of new ideas.
    • Take ownership for driving career development.
    • Contribute to the development of area specific budgets to minimise expenditure, in alignment with operational plans
    • Identify opportunities to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency.
    • Provide input into the risk identification processes and communicate recommendations in the appropriate forum.


    COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

    • Communication: Effectively transfers information and expresses ideas to individuals or groups in oral and written form.
    • Prioritisation: Self-directs one's own activities and work through goal setting, time management, planning etc.
    • Proactivity: Anticipates and prevents future problems, takes charge to bring about change, and takes initiative within role.
    • Problem solving: Idientifies problems, develops and evaluates options, and implements solutions.
    • Systems thinking: Determines how a system should work, how systems interact with one another, and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
    • Teamwork: Promotes and facilitates coordination and cooperation among peers.
    • Technical/functional expertise: Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgement.
    • Customer orientation: Considers and meets internal and external clients' or customers' needs and expectations during product or service development, manufacturing, marketing, delivery and/or support.


    EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • 3-5 years' experience as a test analyst
    • Exposure to diverse IT projects using a variety of testing tools and techniques.
    • Knowledge of Quality Centre.
    • Analytical skills.
    • Minimum 2 years in a financial services sector (preferred)
    • Experience using SQL
    • International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) certification
    • IT degree (preferred).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Momentum on careers.momentummetropolitan.co.za to apply

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

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