Reporting to: Software Development Manager
Based: Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape
Need to have a relevant degree or national diploma
Need to live in Cape Town
PURPOSE: To test new and existing software, within the development department at HST adhering to the key knowledge area requirements (scope, time, and quality).
Current Project Priorities
The Software Tester will be required to test the Hospital ,Lab, eCCR, eMCI, Billing and Ensemble information systems currently implemented nationally and any new software.
Systems, Modules, Features
Testing of new and existing functionality for the various systems
Testing software according system specification
Documenting business rules
Translating system specifications into testing scripts
Adherence to strict quality assurance procedures
Ability to travel nationally when required.
The employee will be expected to be on periodic remote standby, in the event of major system upgrades, go-lives and software deployments.
The employee will be expected to have his/her own mode of transport. Based on approved timesheets and expenditure claims, the company will reimburse the employee where appropriate, and the conditions warrant such claims.
Mature and pro-active quality testing approach leading to zero/minimal bugs encountered in live environments
Personal time management leading to project success
Client feedback and peer reviews
WHAT SUCCESS WILL LOOK LIKE
No complaints from clients and colleagues
Minimal requirement for management intervention
Self-management and good personal time management
Daily interaction with customers (end-users and managers)
Daily interaction with direct manager
Daily interaction with peers (developers and system consultants)
Attention to detail
A keen contributor to testing standards
Ability to handle project stress, in a positive way
Ability to grasp system specifications and scripts very quickly
SKILLS/COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS
- A degree or diploma specializing in Information Systems/Computer Science
- A mature approach to testing software solutions
- 3+ years experience as a Software tester
- Must be able to share acquired knowledge
- Must be able to interpret and draw up testing scripts
- Must be able to document business rules
SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS
The ideal candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, time management skills and good interpersonal skills.
In addition to the aforementioned, the position demands the candidate to be team player, work under pressure and strict time constraints, quickly grasp complex material, have strong personal driver, be highly organised with minimum direction and a great sense of ownership, logical, accurate, detail oriented, efficient, customer centric be accountable and operate in a dynamic environment with fluctuating demands.