Junior Officer Jobs in Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Website Absa Group

About the job

Bring your possibility to life! Define your career with us

With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

Job Summary

Education and experience required

5+ years’ experience. Focus on automation testing as well as developing software testing script as a means of improving the quality of application software.

Extensive knowledge of the full software testing life cycle.

Technical Tools:

VBScript, .Net, C#, Visual Studio .Net, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Selenium Webdriver, Selenium IDE, Sikuli IDE, Visual Studio Test Tools Unit Testing, Java, MySQL, PostgresSQL, Testlink, Azure Devops Jira.

  • Prior programming work experience.
  • Experience within the Banking Sector
  • Experience & expertise (Basic) in coding languages such as Java, C# and some experience- in software engineering / development
  • Well versed in web services paradigms such as REST and protocols such as HTTP.
  • Experience working on web applications and/or web-based technologies.
  • Proficient in multiple forms of test approaches for application testing including functional, cross-browser compatibility, mobile, web service, and integration testing etc..
  • Experience with SOAP, REST, RPC or other client-server API testing.
  • Experience in Git or other source code management systems.
  • Comfortable in AGILE development environments and cross-functional team structures.
  • Experience with end-to-end SDLC, testing methodologies and test phases, including unit, assembly, system, integration, regression testing.
  • Strong analytical abilities, troubleshooting skills, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability aptitude in logical and analytical thinking, as well as display strong problem solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent work experience

Job Description

QA Engineering

  • Proactively contribute & participate in the full solution development lifecycle as a member of a squad / multiple squads as an QA automation specialist engineer
  • Actively participate in daily Scrum and project planning meetings.
  • Participate and analyze test automation requirements during the requirements analysis phase of technical product & service development, maintenance & optimization (across tribes & squads) – using design specifications and technical documentation (e.g. Business Briefs, User Stories, Architecture & Integration documentation)
  • Prepare QA & Automation testing documentation (planning, design, execution and sustainability)
  • Develop automation test plans
  • Develop and execute automated test scripts using various technologies (automated scripts, test harnesses, SQL scripts etc.)
  • Perform various types of automation testing (regression, integration, black box, scalability)
  • Evaluate automated test cases and analyse & report results
  • Facilitate test plan / case reviews within squads
  • Work with product engineers to evaluate software / solution quality & provide recommendations for improvement / enhancement
  • Contribute to the design and selection of testing frameworks for business applications
  • Deliver all automation & technical testing deliverables on time (always)
  • Provide the required project / scrum related information / feedback on deliverables (e.g. progress, tracking, quality etc.)
  • Produce quality and testing outcome metrics and reports


  • Follow engineering best practices and continuously improve on engineering knowledge to successfully shift our QA capability forward
  • Leverage coding language understanding & expertise to deploy testing requirements for specific products / services
  • Understand the full technical solution that is being tested – show interest and capability to run the technical solution & the ability to test the viability of the code being developed
  • Shift from testing features to supporting & being accountable for full product delivery

Risk & Governance

  • Ensure compliance with technical risk and governance requirements
  • Ensure work is compliant with automation testing frameworks and standards
  • Proactively identify and communicate risks ahead of need
  • Participate in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Incident Management processes as required and implement mitigating actions


  • Participate in peer reviews & continuously develop automation testing awareness & capability across squads


  • Banking knowledge and payments experience is Must.
  • RTGS knowledge will be an advantage.


Bachelor’s Degree: Information Technology

Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

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