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QA Automation Specialist

at Recruit Digital in Rosebank

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Work closely with the Test Lead to ensure quality is implemented as part of the processes and that quality standards are adhered to.


  • Raise development quality by developing processes and best practices for testing in Dev teams
  • Improve and automate test strategies.
  • Develop and execute test cases to diagnose issues and bugs, creating test data when required.
  • Identify,design, develop, execute and maintain automation scripts / code.
  • Implement automation framework with continuous integration / deployment covering UI, API, unit and integration tests.
  • Identify testing deficiencies and subsequently implementing automated tests based on their requirements
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Increase code coverage across the team’s  technology stack
  • Develop status reports based on test completion/findings and communicate these to team leaders including any impact on the overall project plan.
  • Mentoring and guiding the test team on test approaches and automation suite.

Attributes required:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to understand and critique requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to promote co-operation between developer, Technical project managers and QA team.
  • Flexibility to learn new technologies and explore new tools with ease
  • Flexible and adaptable for changing priorities or circumstances.


  • Degree in computer science, software engineering or related technical discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of QA experience.
  • Experience managing testing throughout the SDLC (development testing, unit / integration testing, API testing, performance testing, system testing and regression testing  etc..)
  • Experience in testing multiple platforms, including desktop, web and mobile based systems
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies and processes.
  • Strong experience with Python, Ruby, Java, C# and/or other OOP programming languages
  • Understands web services (REST) and underlying protocols (HTTP/S,TCP/IP).
  • Hands on experience with testing tools and  frameworks Selenium, Robot, SOAPUI etc
  • Experience on writing test documentation such as test plans and test cases depending upon project
  • Experience in using  test management tools such as TestLodge
  • Experience in using bug tracking tools such as Jira

Desired skills

  • Understanding of configuration management and version control using GIT or SVN.
  • Experience with Jenkins, Team City, Travis CI or another Continuous Integration application will be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of databases and scripting using MySQL and / or SQL.
  • Experience testing and administering in Linux and / or other Unix environments will be an advantage..
  • Experience with unit test frameworks PyUnit, JUnit, NUnit, PHPHUnit etc...
  • Experience in installing, upgrading, configuring and verifying (smoke tests) virtualized testing environments (VMs) DockerKubernetesVagrant etc...

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Published at 29-03-2019
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