Test Team Lead at Shoprite Holdings

  • IT / Telecom Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 7 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 5 openings
  • Job experience 1 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Job Objectives 
(1)To manage test planning and analysis:

  • Co-operate with clients/user and senior staff as required to agree the testing strategy to be employed for development projects
  • Co-ordinate all activity and all testers during each testing phase of a project or programme
  • Determine which tools and utilities work best and how to use them for given situation/project
  • Develop, modify, and ensure that software testing plans are executed
  • Provide accurate and precise estimates for assigned task duration, along with confidence levels and foreseeable dependencies.
  • Initiate test planning activities
  • Represent the customer in understanding how they use the system and including the most relevant end to end user scenarios in test plans and automation.
  • Defining test strategy and test plans and reviewing them with stakeholders.
  • Identify the testing scope required for each release based on the requirements of the document.
  • Ensure optimal test coverage and improve the test coverage.
  • Identify the testing effort required by calculating the sizing needed for the given release and plan the required effort for the same.
  • Identify the tools to be used for test reporting, test management, test automation, etc. and identify when test automation is appropriate and, if it is, plan the effort.
  • Estimate the testing resources and time required and negotiate with management to acquire the necessary resources.
  • Publish the test plan after discussions with the test team and have it reviewed and approved by the management/ development team.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Required Knowledge and Experience




  • Grade 12
  • Diploma or Degree qualified (IT or related technical)
  • Formal software testing training and registration (e.g. ISTQB, ISEB)


  • 3-5 Years experience in a Test Lead/Management position
  • 3-5 Years experience in Test Environment Management
  • 3-5 years HP QC or HP ALM experience
  • 3 -5 years Selenium/Test Complete/UFT/QTP/SOAPUI exposure
  • 3- 5 years Cloud Testing (Azure/AWS) and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Experience
  • 3- 5 years experience in Testing in a retail / financial sector

Knowledge and Skills

  • 3 – 5 years expertise in systems testing, systems integration testing,
  • 3 – 5 years expertise in automation testing, user acceptance testing
  • 3 – 5 years Google Suite/MS Office expertise
  • 3 – 5 years expertise in both Manual and Automated Testing.

Mode of Application



How to apply: The Shoprite Group of Companies South Africa

Pre-Employment Assessments:

All applicants who meet the above criteria will be required to undergo job related assessments to establish suitability for placement, this includes a verification of qualifications.

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