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Software Quality Engineer


Job Description: 

PBT Group has an opportunity for a couple of Software Quality Engineers.



  • Contribute to the systematic breakdown of the business need into manageable feature(s), stories and epics that can be delivered.
  • Participate in the backlog grooming.
  • Participate in the sprint planning, test estimation and success criteria per story.
  • Discuss the low-level design and functional requirements with the Chapter Lead, Application/Solution Architect to understand the approach to test automation.
  • Collaborate with the Core Technical Team to continuously improve the test harness, automation frameworks and overall platform.
  • Promote the automation framework and tool adopted by the Enterprise Quality Assurance team.
  • Perform adhoc peer review of the automated test assets being maintained by the Software Quality Engineer to ensure conformance of the process and governance.
  • Collaborate with the environment DevOps engineer to investigate and correct bugs and inefficiencies.
  • Develop the automation scripts using the automation framework for execution.
  • Implement the test automation with the objective that it has adequate coverage within the sprint and can be re-used for regression testing.
  • Ensure the solution meet the architectural and development standards that are re-usable and scalable.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for testing of the system or component high-availability and recoverability.
  • 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.
  • Manage the product risk 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 the root cause analysis is performed and recorded.
  • Report status of testing to the Quality Assurance squad daily.
  • Participate in all retrospective reviews.
  • Participate in the showcase to external stakeholders.



  • API automation is key focus (Karate / Rest Assured / SOAP UI etc)
  • Front end (Selenium/Appium)
  • NFT: JMeter
  • Core programming is usually done in Java rather than C# in IntelliJ, with Maven / BitBucket / Git.


Qualifications/ Certification:

  • A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent



Johannesburg, South Africa,


PBT Group


No education

Job Category: 

Banking,Financial Services,Information Technology (IT)

Working Experience: 

4 to 15 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time



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