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Software Quality Engineer I



Johannesburg, ZA

Date:  08-Jun-2021

Req Details

Req 107238

Closing Details -  21 June 2021


Software Quality Engineer I

Job Family

Informaton Technology

Career Stream

IT Operations

Leadership Pipeline

Manager of Self Technical 

Job Purpose

Use the automation framework and pre-defined test tools to inspect, analyse, design, develop and implement re-useable automated test assets to quality assure the solution and its architecture to ensure the overall quality of the solution.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the planning, estimation and sizing of products, features, stories to be delivered.
  • Delivery of a well-structure and standard designed, quality assurance solutions within the timelines agreed with the delivery team.
  • Report and manage the resolution of issues timeously to avoid unplanned expenses which could result in late delivery and stability issues once operational.
  • Contribute to the retrospective reviews to introduce efficiencies which will ensure quicker delivery with high quality to our clients.
  • Work closely with Test Leads, Chapter Leads, Developers, Architects, Product Owner and other Stakeholders to meet the expectations of our client.
  • Build and foster deep relationship with Peers, Subject Matter Experts, Developers, Product Owner and other Stakeholders though honest communication which align to the Nedbank Values.
  • Liaise with Stakeholders across Group Technology to build a network that will align to nWoW.
  • Confirm that the automation test suite implemented is appropriately catalogued and aligns with the governance.
    Responsible for testing of the system or component testing under load, high-availability, recoverability and other fit for purpose software non-funtional testing.
  • Log defects using the pre-defined defect management tool and ensure the relevant information is captured accurately that will assist with the root cause analysis.
  • Identify potential product risks and communicate to the QA Lead the details and any possible mitigation factors.
  • Collaborate with the stakeholder to ensure the resolution of a defect and that the root cause analysis is performed and recorded.
  • Report status of testing to the squad daily.
  • Participate in all retrospective reviews.
  • Participate in the showcase to stakeholders.
  • Understand and manage own time based on expected timelines articulated by the line-management and project expectations.
  • Collaborate with Peers and industry experts to understand technical advances and its application within the Nedbank eco-system.
  • Seek ongoing improvements in technical capabilities.
    Mentor the Software Test Engineers within the team to improve their technical capabilities.
  • Support the achievement of the  business strategy, objectives and values.
  • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise.
    Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities.
  • Contribute to the Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
  • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy.
  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems though agile thinking.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Essential Certifications

  • ISTQB foundation or equivalent (ISEB)

Minimum Experience Level

3 to 5 years Test automation experience.

Type of Exposure

  • Experience in an agile development environment using Scrum and/or Extreme Programming

Technical / Professional Knowledge

• Programming
• Java Development with J2EE and/or Springboot knowledge (Advanced)
• Automation testing using Selenium-TestNG
• Use of repository systems such as GitHub and Bitbucket.
• Testing of Services using automation tools such as Rest Assured, SOAPUI, Postman.
• BDD and TDD
• Continuous Integration (CI) process with Jenkins.
• Agile methodology and working in agile teams
• Use of Maven
• Use of Jira and Confluence
• Exposure to Cloud technology.
• Experience in building stabs.
• Experience in Service Virtualisation


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566


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