Operations Test Analyst Vacancy at DSTV

Posted on :

11 Dec, 2013

Category :

Media Jobs in South Africa

• Mobile Industry
• Pay television industry
• Subscriber Management Services
• Leading edge technology and business sciences
• Multi-disciplined IS environment
• Dynamic, changing business environment



• General Manager Operations and Business system
• MultiChoice Africa divisions and business units
• MultiChoice SA divisions and business units
• 3rd Party Customers (SA & Africa Agencies etc)
• Mobile Operators
• Mobile Operators Service Providers



• Prepare and plan for User Acceptance Testing, including facilities, test data, scenario preparation, identification of correct participants etc. for devices, applications, projects and products
• Develop Test Plans which includes the features to be tested, exclusions, test strategy and entry/exit criteria for the changes or projects being tested
• Create test cases against the requirements and functional specifications
• Tests in accordance to the criteria outlined in the planning stage
• Where possible complete testing of emergency changes
• Communicates test results to Project management and Test Leads
• Review test scripts and results and ensure that they are signed off by all stakeholders
• Conduct User Acceptance Testing aligned to the test plan with a high level of professionalism ensuring that all back-out plans are documented and tested..
• Provide Test Environment support by raising issues to ensure the environment is available as per the UAT support schedule.
• Plan verification of testing content and validation of data
• Interface and coordinate with business and/or technical subject matter experts
• Performs the daily testing activities
• Conduct defect management by logging defects and tracking the status with developers, business and the project managers
• Provide input in testing feedback sessions
• Conducts appropriate knowledge transfer to users and Operations Support Team during this stage.
• Assists post-implementation testing – creating the test pack, availability and assist with execution when required.


Education & Experience

•Matric (Grade 12)
•Relevant Qualification
• Good understanding of the system development life cycle
• Knowledge of the role of Quality Assurance and Testing within the system development life cycle
• Experience with software implementation projects
• Experience with working in project teams
• Knowledge of the telecoms/communications/broadcast industry (not mandatory, but an advantage)
• A commitment to service management best practice as defined by ITIL



• Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and clearly to both IT and business staff
• Identify the work required and organise, facilitate and / or perform the work with only limited guidance from line management
• Good analytical skills, structured and methodical approach
• Highly organised, with the ability to plan ahead for short- to medium-term objectives
• Strong service attitude; builds lasting customer relationships, strives for efficiency and effectiveness
• Commitment to Quality Standards and continuous improvement
• A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work.

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Close Date: 2013/12/13

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