• Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Salary: ZAR60000 - ZAR75000 per month
  • Technology: .NET Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 23rd Feb, 2021
  • Reference: 97234116

Head of Software Quality - Cape Town


Join a well-known organisation that is currently expanding their R&D team in Cape Town and kick-start your 2021 with a new challenge. This opportunity will see you to joining a team of highly driven and passionate people who strive to deliver scalable solutions that help drive efficiency and curb corruption across more than 30 countries world-wide.



Role Description



  • Take overall responsibility for quality standards as agreed with Head of R&D and Product Engineering

  • Manage transparent regression testing (functional, performance, security/penetration)

  • Provide support, guidance and training to the testers with regards to automated test scripting/coding

  • Allocate regression work packages

  • Lead initiative to extend automated testing linked to continuous integration pipeline

  • Define work scope

  • Perform automated test scripting/coding

  • Modify regression scripts

  • Ensure bug fixing is prioritised and fixed during testing

  • Line management for QA staff outside of scrum teams

  • Report to Head of R&D



Skills and Experience Required



  • Excellent command of English (written and verbal)

  • Independent mindset, yet able to work in collaboration

  • Demonstrate passion for maintaining standards and instilling quality first mindset

  • Background in working with RESTful web APIs and web application architecture is beneficial

  • Expert-level knowledge of automation testing frameworks such as Selenium along with Atata and C#

  • 8+ years of combined experience working with large scale enterprise systems as a test engineer, QA analyst, Testing Manager or similar

  • Prior experience managing a small team

  • Ability to create comprehensive test strategies and integrated testing plans for functional and performance testing


Qualifications Required



  • Tertiary education in related field


Benefits you'll enjoy:



  • Working in an innovative, diverse company

  • Low staff turn-over (high employee satisfaction)

  • Dev Daze

  • No dress code

  • Internet allowance

  • After work drinks and social team building events (post-Covid)

  • Pop-up coffee shop on-site

  • Snacks

  • On-site gym with personal trainer

  • Catered lunches (post-Covid)

  • Performance related bonus

  • 18 days leave

  • Voluntary medical aid plans


If this sounds like the opportunity for you and you have a minimum of 8+ years experience in a similar role working in an Agile environment, please send over your CV to Stacey Maritz on s.maritz@nigelfrank.com.


Due to the high volume of applications anticipated, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not had a response within 14 days of applying, please accept your application as unsuccessful.


Best of luck!

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