Collaborate with various stakeholders to understand product requirements and responsible for initial setup of new products within testing capability (support in defining requirements and resources).
Design, develop, implement and continuously improve testing methodologies and processes (e.g. Test Strategy and Test Automation Framework) for the testing Capability and Products. Align test methodology and framework to industry best practices.
Consult and support products with implementation of test methodologies defined (Master Test Plan), ensuring standardisation of processes throughout the organisation.
Define and maintain all necessary testing documentation / artifacts in central location. Ensure content and structure of all testing documents / artifacts are well documented and maintained.
Ensure compliance of test processes and procedures across current and pipeline portfolio initiatives, as per standards defined by the organization.
Responsible for coordinating all central testing activities (e.g. meeting).
Represent the testing capability at testing meetings and provide estimates for test automation activities.
Define necessary testing metrics / KPI for Testing Capability and Products. Ensure test metrics are applied within the various products
Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure product quality. Provide prototypes and proof of concepts.
Define and implement the testing principles, guideline and test frameworks for applications according to Daimler standards.
Collaborate with Test Architects and Tools and Technology capability to help establish and grow technical processes and practices.
Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology, Information Systems Engineering or Computer Science or relevant equivalent.
5+ years’ experience IT Software Testing
Proficient in designing Test Strategies and Test Automation Frameworks
Experience working on complex software projects
Experience in development and implementation of Quality Assurance methods / processes, software lifecycle, testing, planning, execution and defect tracking
Experience with test automation tools (e.g. CBTA, Tricentis, TestCafe etc.)
Demonstrated ability to foster an environment for ideation, prototyping and production
Demonstrated business acumen to take from design to implementation and preferably experience scaling a concept
Experience in IT Software Test Management and Systems Knowledge
Experience with software development methodologies and practices (Agile, Scrum, etc.)
Experience in Data Analysis and Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously
Experience in rolling out initiatives that leverage multiplatform technologies
Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
Ability to perform the minimum required physical and mental requirements of the function