Job Description:

To improve efficiency, reduce waste, identify, and implement solutions, meet project deadlines and accurately document the necessary requirements to be done in accordance with local / global strategic planning and standards in compliance to the Company’s Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E.Q. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations

The Job Requirements:

  • Essential Experience in the following Technologies and Practices
  • 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

Not essential but would be valuable

  • Domain Driven Design Experience


Requirements & Solution Design:

  • 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.
  • Team & Technical Leadership
  • 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.
  • Work closely with Scrum teams as part of an Agile development process.
  • Define and coordinate training required for testing capability team members

Qualification and Experience

  • 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

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