Test Team Lead (eCommerce)

Cape Town
Posted 2 months ago

Join a leading retailer as a Test Team lead for their ecommerce offerings.


Purpose of the Job      

  • Define, measure and enforce quality through efficient test coverage and a traceability matrix.
  • Ensure pre-agreed test schedule with delivery managers are being met.
  • Ensure a suitable and stable test environment/lab.
  • Report and manage progress, issues, constraints, dependencies and resources.
  • Define and ensure continuous improvement.
  • Define, measure and manage each team member’s output aligned with the above.


To be responsible for:

  • Managing test planning and analysis
  • Managing test design and execution
  • Manage test monitoring and evaluation
  • Manage test completion


Team Management:

  • Allocate work to test team members based on the skills and abilities
  • Co-ordinate and interface with multiple functional groups and teams
  • Coach test team members to ensure that appropriate skills and behaviours are developed
  • Lead a team of quality analysts and testers including task identification, monitoring progress and issue resolution


Technical Test Process Management:

  • Work closely with development and test to review use cases, requirements, workflows and technical specs needed to create automated scripts and tools
  • Work with the development team to capture and reuse automated Unit Test Cases, Test Stubs and Drivers, and other Development test objects.
  • Work with the Release Management team to create and maintain an automated nightly build verification (“smoke”) test.


Test Lab Management:

  • Update the weekly Test Store utilization sheet to ensure optimum lab asset utilisation
  • Create and maintain the lab asset planning schedule to ensure assets is available and in a working state
  • Use Network Monitoring Tools to ensure a always-on Test Environment/Lab Conduct quarterly lab asset stocktaking



  • 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:

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


Knowledge and Skills 

  • Years experience in:
  • Systems testing, systems integration testing
  • Automation testing, user acceptance testing
  • Google Suite/MS Office expertise
  • Manual and Automated Testing.
  • Expertise in structured test methods and processes
  • Proven experience of testing complex user interfaces
  • Commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work

Must have knowledge of manual and automation testing.


Deadline for applications is 2022/05/30

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to  Nova@capitaledgerecruitment.co.za

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