Senior Quality Engineer

Location: Johannesburg/Cape Town, South Africa


About Us:

Inspired Testing is a leading innovative and forward-thinking quality engineering and software testing consultancy. Our teams of exceptional consultants and engineers provide solutions that help our customers deliver quality software faster, more effectively, and more frequently. Our brand is trusted and highly respected globally, and we are looking for experienced Senior Quality Engineers who are inspired and motivated by the prospect of being part of our growth story.

The Team:

We're at an exciting point where there's ample opportunity to make a big impact in scaling the people, processes, and technology in service of that mission. Our team’s strength is in its diversity and its acceptance of new ideas and new ways to look at old challenges. We know humans are not one-dimensional, and we celebrate the uniqueness everyone brings to the problems we solve and the culture we create.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of test strategies that encompass both manual and automated testing methodologies.
  • Expand unit test coverage and implement test-driven development practices.
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of complex test environments, particularly in cloud settings.
  • Drive the testing process, including non-functional testing aspects such as performance at a certification level, and comprehensive security testing.
  • Monitor systems, identify security vulnerabilities, and ensure the creation of secure and reliable testing frameworks.
  • Participation and contribution to the Inspired Testing Community of Practice.
  • Continuous improvement and contribution to the Inspired Testing standards.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Expert-level understanding of test automation scripting and maintenance.
  • Advanced knowledge in performance testing, capable of scripting and maintaining performance test suites, identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks.
  • Profound expertise in security testing, able to conduct sophisticated SAST and DAST analyses.
  • Mastery of cloud concepts, capable of leading initiatives for containerisation and test environment creation.