Quality Assurance Graduate (Software Solutions) (12 Month Contract) – I&T, Head Office Reitz

Free State, Contract Deadline: Aug 7, 2023

About the Role:

The role is established in the Governance, Risk and Compliance department of the VKB Information and Technology department as part of the Quality Assurance Team. The Quality Assurance Graduate will report to the Quality Assurance Lead and ultimately to the I’T Manager: Governance Risk and Compliance.
The QA Graduate will be responsible to work with the Quality Assurance (QA) Team to deliver high-quality software solutions in line with pre-determined standards to the relevant product owners. As part of the QA process, activities will include designing and executing of manual and automated testing procedures in accordance with the QA framework and best practice principles.

QA Graduate is regarded as the entry-level positions in the QA department and is a fixed term contract position of 12 months.
Duties and Responsibilities

Familiarize and understand the requirements of the Software Quality Assurance Methodology, Framework and Team Guidelines.
Execute Business As Usual (BAU) and project testing activities in line with the Quality Assurance Methodology and Framework.
Identify trends based on pro-active analysis of test results to identify root causes for consistent test failures.
Maintain knowledge of testing best practices and industry trends.
Attend all the prescribed training on the QA principles, Automation Tool requirements and ERP functionality.
Report on progression of testing projects/cases assigned by management in a metric and structured manner.
Deliver customer service of the highest quality to the VKB Operational departments to ensure the QA brand is recognized for leaders in execution and innovation.

Skills and Qualifications:

Minimum Grade 12 education.
Applicable Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business Studies or related field preferred. (Combination of IT and Commerce subjects will be preferred).
Analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
High proficiency in computer technology and programming languages preferred (experience in JAVA will be advantageous).
Strong work ethic with a fierce dedication to exceeding expectations.
Impeccable organizational skills with the ability to multitask and deliver results under pressure.
Ability to communicate effectively and be assertive. Proficiency in both English and Afrikaans.
Great team player and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision and deliver exceptional results on time.