Datafin are currently seeking candidates for their open QA Consultant (JHB/CPT) position in Cape Town, Western Cape through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a QA Consultant (JHB/CPT) role such as with an industry leading company like Datafin?
ENVIRONMENT: A European-based Software Specialist seeks a proactive & performance-driven QA Consultant to join its team where you will play a key role to the success of projects by providing customers with modern, scalable retail store solutions that will significantly boost their business. You will also be expected to perform unit & functional testing on all planned deliverables, identify quality faults & bugs while excelling in the configuration of the product ensuring the customer’s expectations are met. You will require a University Degree in Economics/Computer Science, 1+ years’ experience in a retail environment for Point of Sale and retail system solutions, a strong background working with JAVA developments and the ability to script in Java (Office: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint a pre-requisite), deployments on Windows & Linux operating systems, a developing understanding of the SAP retail solution offering and integration concepts & enterprise scale software implementations. Your ability to speak German will prove beneficial. You must possess a valid passport as extensive travel both locally and abroad will be expected.DUTIES:Projects –Work closely with the Lead Functional Consultant and Lead Developer to analyse the required business functional requirements for a solution.Configure the standard solution for all non-development requirements.Perform Unit Testing and Functional Testing on all planned deliverables to the customer (standard product and new developments) prior to release to the customer.Rapidly identify all quality faults and bugs and accurately and effectively communicate these to the Product Development Team to gain quick and effective resolution.Remain engaged during any development design phase to ensure the development is aligned with the required deliverables to minimise any rework and delays.Work with the Functional Consultants to identify the test case scenarios and develop the test case pack accordingly.Perform product deployments into the customer’s development environments for on-site functional and performance testing.Work with the customer’s Business Analysts and Test Team to ensure that the product functions according to the agreed design.Work with the Project Team to rapidly identify and resolve any quality issues or functional shortfalls of the solution according to the agreed solution design.Work alongside both the customer and also the Software Global Consulting Specialists (often collaborating remotely).Become extensively skilled in the tools and products sold by the business.Provide support to customer support and deployment teams, as well as project team members.Ensure that all deliverables are received ahead of time and have been correctly quality checked before submission to the customer.Perform and excel in configuration of the product to perform to the requirements of the customer’s expectations. ** This does not involve development.Ensure accurate time keeping in JIRA system for the purposes of cost allocation and effort analysis.REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications –University Degree in Economics or Computer Science.Experience/Skills –1+ Years’ experience in a retail environment for Point of Sale and retail system solutions a pre-requisite.A developing understanding of the SAP retail solution offering and integration concepts within this solution offering.Knowledge and experience in enterprise scale software implementations & solutions.Inventory management and retail business processes is critical.
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