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Software Quality Engineer (Java using Selenium)

Impact

Cape Town, ZA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Industry: Sales & Marketing Software
  • Post Date: 07/08/2024
  • Website: impact.com
  • Company Address: 223 E. De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

About Impact

impact.com, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more.

Job Description

Our Company:

At impact.com we are passionate about our people, our technology, and are obsessed with customer success. Working together enables us to grow rapidly, win, and serve the largest brands in the world. We use cutting edge technology to solve real-world problems for our clients and continue to pull ahead of the pack as the leading SaaS platform for businesses to automate their partnerships and grow their revenue like never before. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture where ambition and curiosity is rewarded. If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world, then this is the place for you!

impact.com, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more. The company’s powerful, purpose-built platform makes it easy for businesses to create, manage, and scale an ecosystem of partnerships with the brands and communities that customers trust to make purchases, get information, and entertain themselves at home, at work, or on the go. To learn more about how impact.com’s technology platform and partnerships marketplace is driving revenue growth for global enterprise brands such as Walmart, Uber, Shopify, Lenovo, L’Oreal, Fanatics, and Levi’s, visit www.impact.com.

 Your Role at impact.com:

As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Impact, your key responsibilities will carry a dual  mandate, being to deliver the highest quality software to our end users while simultaneously ensuring the persistence of the quality standard by means of automated regression. This is a rare opportunity in QA to have a direct influence on the quality of our software through every phase of the feature delivery workflow. This role will fully encompass all responsibilities associated with the Quality Assurance complement for a designated squad.

The applicant who is ultimately successful will be expected to scrutinize new features with a high attention to detail and document the methodology utilised in the form of a detailed test plan containing the respective test cases specific to the feature.  Upon successful deployment of the feature, the scenarios detailed in the test plan are then to be automated using Java and selenium webdriver.

The person filling this role will also be mandated with conducting the regression testing phase of the deployment workflow process and reporting on results timeously. The successful candidate will partner closely with software Development Engineers and Product Managers to understand product requirements as well as functionality for developing appropriate build scripts, test plans and test cases.

What You'll Do:

  • Accountable for Automation Testing
  • Accountable for creating, configuring and maintaining a suite of automated regressions tests & their environment
  • Test Planning & Analysis of Requirements
  • Sign-off on manually scripted test cases
  • Review and action pull requests 
  • Review product design documentation to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable.
  • Consult with product development to evaluate system interfaces, operational requirements, and performance requirements of the overall system.
  • Define test methods and create test plans for new or updated software projects to determine if the software will perform accurately and reliably according to documented requirements as well as established standards under both normal and abnormal conditions
  • Recommend design improvements or corrections to engineers throughout the SDLC.
  • Maintain effective communication with the project software engineers on project limitation, capability, performance requirement and hardware interface changes.
  • Execute test plans and create test reports to describe program evaluation, testing, and correction.
  • Testing will include functional and nonfunctional, integration, regression, system, smoke and sanity testing (minimum)
  • Monitor program performance after implementation to prevent re-occurrence of program operating problems and ensure efficiency of operation.
  • Conduct compatibility tests with vendor-provided programs.
  • Formulate and design software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
  • Create test tools that facilitate data gathering and test method execution.
  • Support manufacturing by verifying fixture software or any software used during production.
  • Participate in risk management meetings.
  • Scripting of test cases against manually scripted test cases / TestRail
  • Run regression tests against the applications then diagnose & report all issues
  • Implement automated tests using a Selenium framework
  • Defect Management
  • Implement scripts and server configurations for automated build and testing environments
  • Provide reports and procedures on Automation runs & progress
  • Reporting and tracking test metrics such as test and code coverage
  • Ensure QA automated test framework is documented, with focus on continuity

 What You Have:

  • Solid understanding of computer programming and software development
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Detail-oriented personality
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Ability to communicate well to other members of the development team
  • At least 3 years experience in SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
  • Bachelor's Degree/BTEC
  • ISTQB/ISEB (Pref)
  • At least 2 years of experience in developing RESTful APIs
  • At least 3 years of test automation experience: Selenium, Jasmine, POM, Cucumber
  • Certified in Java, Spring or AWS technologies (Pref)
  • Nice to have: Affiliate & Partnerships Industry Fundamentals Certification by PXA

Benefits:

  • Hybrid, Casual work environment
  • Responsible PTO policy
    • Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
  • Training & Development
    • Learning the advanced partnership automation products
  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
    • Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
    • Group scheme with Momentum for provident fund
  • Restricted Stock Units
    • 3-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • Internet Allowance
  • Fitness club fee reimbursements
  • Technology Stipend

 

impact.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employees and applicants for employment shall be given fair treatment and equal employment opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity or ancestry, color or caste, religion or belief, age, sex (including gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy/maternity), national origin, weight, neurodivergence, disability, marital and civil partnership status, caregiving status, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or other prohibited non-merit factors.

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