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Automation Test Engineer (Java)

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Published By

Nathan Smit
+27 67 733 2166

Type of Job

1 Year Fixed Term Contract (Rolling)

Published Date

May 20, 2021 at 12:00:00 AM

About the job

• Participate in a test automation tool selection process for an automated component testing harness
• Participate in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents
• Develop and execute automated tests using the selected tool, which will likely require programming with any of the languages (Java, Ruby, Javascript, C#, PHP, Python C, C++, or some scripting language)
• Perform static analysis of source code using complexity metrics
• Effectively communicate testing activities and findings in oral and written formats
• Integrate the test suites into the test management tool
• The ability to participate effectively in estimation, planning, cost-of-quality, and quality risk analysis is desired
• Implement and develop automated test practices for both web and windows applications
• Design and create test scripts to address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability in preparation for implementation.
• Work with the QA Manager and colleagues to define process and strategy associated with automation.


• Bachelors or master’s degrees in engineering or science related fields. Areas of study may include Network Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Management Information Systems, and Quality Assurance

• 3 years’ experience in test automation

• Programming, system administration, or database administration experience


R300-R800p/h depending on qualifications and experience 

Please note that this is a 1 years fixed term rolling contract with option to convert to permanent 

About us

Deka Minas is the world's first subscription based professional services company. Our main lines of business are Human Capital Advisory and Recruitment Services in Sub-Saharan Arica, The Middle East and Southeast Asia.


Sandton, South Africa

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to
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