MiX Telematics - South Africa, Cape Town, Remote

Software Tester

Ref: 39| Posted: 30th Apr 2021

Software Tester


Are you a Software Tester who enjoys overseeing all quality aspects of software development, including risk analysis, test development and test execution? Then this role may be for you.

MiX Telematics is recruiting for a passionate technologist with a keen eye for detail to test and QC in an Agile iterative software development process and environment. You will be responsible for testing and quality assurance, as well as documentation and team work across the organisation, ensuring that out software systems are thoroughly validated and verified.



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


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

Team Work

  • Work with both Product Owners and Software Developers to thoroughly validate and verify Software 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
  •  Dedicated, hardworking, and self-motivated
  •  Ability to work independently and within the team

Special Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of the testing process
  • Experience with testing in an Agile iterative software development process and environment (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

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 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.