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Senior Test Automation Engineer - Move into a leadership role - Bellville

Job Title: Senior Test Automation Engineer - Move into a leadership role - Bellville
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: Senior level package + comprehensive benefits
Contact Name: Philip Boltt
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2019 09:47

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to work on newly developed Cloud-based systems that utilize mobile telecommunication channels to deliver financial services to previously untapped markets throughout the African Continent.

Based in Bellville, this Senior Test Automation Engineer role is paying a senior level package with comprehensive benefits.


Forming part of a specialized unit within a larger organization, you will benefit from the security that a large corporate provides while enjoying the collaborative non-bureaucratic nature of a start-up. They are currently running automation via Robot Framework and Selenium, they have regression pack automated at 90%.

The Company:

One of Southern Africa’s top insurance and financial services organizations with a presence in more than 10 countries and over 16 000 employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Head of Quality Assurance, you will be mentoring and supporting the Test team (8), designing, developing and executing QA control processes, test plans, test strategies and test cases with particular focus on automation. 

Specific Outputs:

  • Black-box and White-box Testing
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Automated testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Functional Testing
  • Exploratory Testing

Additional outputs:

  • Load Testing
  • Performance Testing
  • Recovery Testing
  • Security Testing
  • Stress Testing
  • Usability testing
  • Accessibility Testing

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • 4+ years experience in a Senior Test Analyst role
  • Automation experience
  • Back-end application testing experience
  • Experience with Quality Centre and testing framework tools such as SoapUI, Postman, Robot Framework and Selenuim
  • Proven experience testing complex user interfaces
  • Ability to script tests on the Robot Framework


Send your CV to Philip at Acuity Consultants - or apply directly via our website -