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Operations Test Analyst

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Johannesburg South
SalaryR470K – R400K
Job TypePermanent
EducationTertiary Qualification is essential (Bachelor Degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or similar)
ExperienceGood understanding of the system development life cycle

Job Description

We are urgently looking for an Operations Test Analyst to join a vibrant team and organisation based in Johannesburg. Candidates must have a good understanding of the system development life cycle.

South African Citizens only!


• Responsible for planning and executing testing efforts of software systems, releases, fixes and enhancements, including documentation, reporting, analysis and acceptance.

• Responsible for reviewing specifications, extracting business rules, compiling test / strategy /plans, test approaches, test cases according to the needs and complexity of products or services developed including defect and issue management

• Prepare and plan for User Acceptance Testing, including facilities, test data, scenario preparation, identification of correct participants etc. for devices, applications, projects and products

• Develop Test Plans which includes the features to be tested, exclusions, test strategy and entry/exit criteria for the changes or projects being tested

• Create test cases against the requirements and functional specifications

• Tests in accordance to the criteria outlined in the planning stage

• Where possible complete testing of emergency changes

• Communicates test results to Project management and Test Leads

• Review test scripts and results and ensure that they are signed off by all stakeholders

• Conduct User Acceptance Testing aligned to the test plan with a high level of professionalism ensuring that all back-out plans are documented and tested..

• Provide Test Environment support by raising issues to ensure the environment is available as per the UAT support schedule.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Tertiary Qualification is essential (Bachelor Degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or similar)

• Good understanding of the system development life cycle

• Knowledge of the role of Quality Assurance and Testing within the system development life cycle

• Experience with software implementation projects

• Experience with working in project teams

• Knowledge of the telecoms/communications/broadcast industry (not mandatory, but an advantage)

• A commitment to service management best practice as defined by ITIL

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Sharne, Sam or Shamiso on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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