Shoprite Group of Companies QA Engineer II Jobs in South Africa

Shoprite Group of Companies QA Engineer II Jobs in South Africa

Purpose of the Job

  • Identify opportunities for automation within software processes.

  • Design and execute QA tests using scripts that automatically test functionality.

  • Run tests for databases, systems, networks, applications, hardware and software.

  • Identify bugs and quality issues in development, service or business processes.

  • Install applications and databases relevant to automation.

  • Collaborate with other business units to understand how automation can improve workflow.

  • Gather requirements from clients, customers or end-users to develop the best automation solutions

    Job Objectives

    Test case/script generation and review:

  • Identify what to test by translating non-functional and business requirements into testable test plans and test scripts.

  • Identify and document key test scenarios.

  • Document or automate the test script using the performance testing tool.

  • Determine the prerequisites.

  • Determine the test criteria.

  • Record the expected results.

  • Review final test scripts with QA Engineer lead.

  • Obtain sign-off.

    Test prerequisites compilation:

  • Identify required test materials.

  • Obtain test material, e.g. test data.

  • Identify the required test environment.

  • Ensure test environment setup, e.g. test server access and test logins.

  • Prepare test results pack for results recording and sign-off.

    Test execution and recording:

  • Execute the automated scripts.

  • Record test results.

  • Compare actual results against expected results and debug any script failures.

    Maintenance of high quality and accuracy:

  • Understand the application under test and ensure that it meets the necessary expectations as defined by business.

  • Ensure Quality Assurance of all testing activities.

  • Maintain test documentation to reflect current system operations.

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

  • Support improvement of the testing processes and initiatives.

  • Continued maintenance and upkeep of the performance testing scripts that form part of the performance regression pack.

    Test status updates:

  • Provide feedback to the development team and ensure the work is carried out in accordance with the schedule and the performance requirements.

  • Inform management of any negative trends in the performance of software in pre-production.

  • Provide
    estimates and feedback to the Team Lead for project scheduling purposes.

  • Ensure effective communication with key stakeholders.

  • Prepare and maintain test tracking reports.

    Test closure activities:

  • Ensure test completion - no outstanding high-risk issues, defects have been fixed and retested or deferred or accepted as permanent restrictions.

  • Handover test artifacts to people who need it in the future, e.g. maintenance or support teams.

  • Participate in project retrospectives and contribute and document lessons learned

  • Archive test work products, like test results, test logs, test status reports etc.


  • IT-related Diploma/Degree

  • ISTQB Foundation Level

  • ISTQB Agile

  • ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst


  • 2-3 years Manual testing experience

  • 2-3 years SQL experience

  • 6+ years Performance testing experience

  • Testing in a retail / financial sector desirable

  • Testing in an Agile environment desirable

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Microsoft 365

  • Google Suite

  • 6-7 years Knowledge of non-functional testing - performance testing

  • 2-3 years Knowledge of functional testing, system testing, integration testing, regression testing, automation scripting, and execution.

  • 1-2 years Knowledge of non-functional testing – security testing

  • 1-2 years Knowledge of non-functional testing – usability testing.

  • 6-7 years Build enhancements to test frameworks increasing speed and productivity.

  • 6-7 years Collaboratively work with the rest of the QA team to refine quality assurance practices and techniques within the greater team.

    How to Apply

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