|Company||Bryte Insurance Company Limited|
|Location||Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa|
If you love finding and fixing bugs in programming and coding, you could be suited to a career in software testing. As a software tester, you are involved in the quality assurance stage of software development and deployment. You’ll conduct automated and manual tests to ensure the software created by developers is fit for purpose. Software testing involves the analysis of software, and systems, to avert risk and prevent software issues.
Your role is integral to the creation of software systems and technical products including vehicles, electronic goods, defence, and healthcare.
Ultimately software testers are employed to find bugs and issues within a product before it gets deployed to everyday users. You might work on bespoke, individual projects or multinational projects spanning the globe and costing billions of pounds. You will need to be, or become, familiar with programming and using coding languages. Assessing code is one part of the role of a software tester.
|Job Functions||Information Technology|
KEY TASKS & ACCOUNTABILITIES
Your role will vary depending on project requirements. You may join a project at the initial implementation stages to assess potential risks, or be brought on to a project midway through, when testing becomes a key requirement.
However, your work activities are likely to include:
•Meeting with system users to understand the scope of projects
•Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders
Qualifications & Experience
Software testers often have a degree in computer science or IT. However, the role is open to graduates from a variety of degree disciplines including:
You can enter the software testing profession with an HND or foundation degree. A software, IT, or engineering diploma may be most highly regarded by companies.
|Job Closing Date||17/05/2021|