Friday , February 23 2024

ABSA Jobs – Lead QA Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Sandton

Website ABSA Group Limited

Job Description:

Absa Investor Services (AIS) offers a holistic range of operational and administrative support solutions to institutional clients including asset managers, pension funds, stockbrokers, life insurers, government departments, global custodians and broker dealers. These solutions include Trustee Services, Derivatives Clearing, Investment Administration, Securities Lending, Issuance, Cash Management and Custody, Safekeeping, Settlements and Corporate Actions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide testing at various levels including: vetting unit tests (for developers), testing user stories, black box testing, scalability and end to end integration testing
  • Create and analyze test data.
  • Research, self-develop & source new automation testing tools & techniques
  • Experience in the Custody and Trustee environment
  • Estimating testing timelines for test design and execution activities
  • Planning and coordination of environment requirements
  • Management of risks associated with the testing lifecycle
  • Develop others capability in developing and executing automated test scripts using various technologies
  • Identify opportunities for automation across the business area’s suite of technical products & services (ongoing)
  • Leverage a solid understanding of the technical solution architecture and infrastructure context to create relevant & holistic automation testing frameworks based on the analysis & opportunities identified
  • Proactively contribute & participate in the full solution development lifecycle as a member of a squad / multiple squads as the automation testing expert
  • Participate and analyze requirements during the requirements analysis phase of technical product & service development, maintenance & optimization (across tribes & squads)
  • Set product delivery goals and achieve scheduled deadlines.
  • Work in ambiguous environments and have the technical curiosity to dig deep into the root of complex issues between multiple software and system layers.
  • Collaboratively work with developers to implement test hooks for automation.
  • Operate as a self-starter and possess the technical aptitude in troubleshooting both software and environment issues.
  • Mentor & guide interns & junior automation engineers throughout their development journeys
  • Develop and execute automated test scripts using various technologies
  • Be the single point of accountability for testing & testing frameworks, the integrity of their design & their ability to holistically test solutions

Job Requirements:

  • Set up test management tools
  • Develop and maintain business relationships with assigned Third Parties
  • Strong analytical abilities, troubleshooting skills, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability and aptitude in logical and analytical thinking, as well as display strong problem solving skills/
  • Management of risks associated with the testing lifecycle
  • Stakeholder meetings and reporting management
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Information Technology (Required)
  • Experience in the Custody and Trustee environment
  • 3+ years of experience in Selenium, QTP, Coded UI, Test Manager, Lab Manager, Appium, HP Service Test, CA LISA, Parasoft Virtualize, SOAP UI PRO etc.
  • Strong work ethic and integrity.
  • Estimating testing timelines for test design and execution activities
  • Planning and coordination of environmental requirements
  • Planning and coordination of Market integration testing
  • Define/refine testing strategy when required to improve testing efficiency

Job Details:

Company: ABSA Group Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton

Application Deadline: N/A

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