Testing
MiX Telematics - South Africa, Cape Town

Manual Tester: IoT Engineering

Ref: 142| Posted: 9th Jun 2022

 

 

MiX Telematics requires an individual to fill the vacancy for a Manual Tester within our IoT Engineering Department. The position is based in Stellenbosch, South Africa and will be part of the IoT Engineering Testing Team, reporting to the Senior Development Manager: IoT Engineering.  

 

Purpose:

The Tester is responsible for all quality aspects of software/firmware development including risk analysis, test development and test execution (formal and informal).

 

Responsibilities:

        Testing and Quality Assurance:

  • Develop, document, and communicate test processes, plans, and guides for ensuring quality software systems
  • Design, create and execute test cases
  • Design and execute regression and integration test, stress and load testing, user acceptance testing
  • Identifying, logging and verifying software defects
  • Document, track and validate reported issues through to resolution

 

   Documentation:

  • Work with Test Lead, Product Owner and developers to develop testing plan as part of the overall project and sprint planning
  • Develop test specifications, test reports and validation protocols for unit, integration and performance testing
  • Create test cases from system use cases and product specification

 

         Teamwork:

  • Work with both Product Owners and Developers (firmware and software engineers) to thoroughly validate and verify systems against documented requirements
  • Work as part of a sprint team to ensure project success

    

Personal Attributes:

  •  A passion for all technology, not just software: an individual that loves to take things apart and understand how it works
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •  Must be detail orientated
  •  Dedicated, hardworking, and self-motivated
  •  Ability to work independently and within the team

 

Special Knowledge, Skills:

  • This is a position for a manual tester within a team. As such, a tester will be required to work with our MiX hardware, 3rd party devices and be required to perform configuration of devices, data simulation and fault finding (hardware and software). An understanding of, and experience in hardware and software integration (firmware, communications, back-end systems) is thus essential
  • Telemetry/automotive background favourably considered
  • Familiarity with test management systems (e.g., TestLink, Azure TestManager, HP Quality Centre, NI Simulink) favourably considered
  • Strong understanding of testing process
  • Experience with testing in an Agile iterative development process (e.g., SCRUM)
  • Experience with documentation of test plans for acceptance, regression, functional, and stress testing
  • Understanding of configuration management and version control
  • Experience with defect tracking process
  • Basic knowledge of windows server OS hosting both window services and IIS web services
  • Good practical understanding of software validation methodologies

 

What you need to be successful:

  • IT Qualification, relevant tertiary Degree or Diploma
  • ISEB Foundation Certification in Software Testing
  • At least 3 years’ experience in software and web application testing

 

All applicants will be dealt with in terms of the company’s employment equity and skills development plans, affirmative action candidates may be preferred. Although all applications will be considered, not all applicants will be interviewed. Only written applications received before the closing date will be considered.

Sound good?

Apply NOW! We look forward to hearing from you:

Submit your CV via email to Carmen.Olivier@mixtelematics.com

Reference: Manual Software Tester: Device Integration

Closing date: 24th June 2022