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Senior Software Test Engineer in Cape Town - ABSA on Grove

Senior Software Test Engineer

Cape Town - ABSA on Grove

What’s in it for you:

The Ipreo by IHS Markit Quality Assurance team is looking for Senior Software Test Engineers with strong business analysis and formal logic skills to join our team in Raleigh, NC.  Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytics. We support all participants in the capital-raising process including banks, public and private companies, institutional and individual investors, as well as research, asset management and wealth management firms.

As a Senior Software Test Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work as a key contributor on an Agile development team, working to perpetually drive code into a cutting edge CI environment for releases of code to production.  Core responsibilities of the position include requirements analysis; the design, implementation and execution of manual and automated tests; defect verification and validation; regression and exploratory testing.

What you’ll work on:

  • Conduct ambiguity reviews of stated feature requirements.
  • Develop core test logic to support feature development.
  • Build and support team developed test plans during each sprint.
  • Verify customer defects, clarifying root cause scenarios for developer consumption.
  • Validate defect fixes, ensuring application functionality and stability for production releases.
  • Support releases through regression testing and exploratory testing.
  • Act as a mentor to junior test engineers and guide them on best practices for both manual and automated testing.
  • Work with test leadership to drive quality and improve the test process.

What we look for:

  • A minimum of 4 years working as a test professional.
  • A track record of working with Product Owners and stakeholders to create high quality products.
  • Proven experience translating software requirements/stories into accurate and complete test scenarios, including identifying the detailed test data needs.
  • Commitment to deliver high quality releases.
  • Experience working in fast paced, highly-interactive environment.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, networking and influencing skills are essential because collaboration with end-users, technology and operational functions are critical to the relevance of the product.
  • Experience working with SQL databases.

Nice to have:

  • Passion to learn new things and an interest in technology.
  • Experience working as part of a successful Agile/SCRUM team.
  • Experience with BDD and/or ATDD is a plus.

Please apply if you…

…have a strong analytical mind, and enjoy picking apart complicated problems.

…are looking for a great QA career track that will hone your skills to a razor sharp edge.

…are excited to play, experiment, and innovate with cutting edge tech and process.

…are looking for an organization who will invest in the improvement of your skills and career.

…don’t mind coming to work in shorts and jeans.

…are looking for big company success with a small company vibe.

It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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