QA Automation Engineer

Job Description, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented QA Automation Engineer (Mobile) to join our team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper-growth company looking for smart, young, creative, hard-working people to join us. We offer market-related benefits, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.This position reports to the QA Automation LeadYour responsibilities will include the following:Develop and maintain automation scripts in Swift and/or Kotlin and adding to the test coverage.Develop groovy scripts to create and maintain automation pipelines in CI tools.Writing Ansible playbooks to orchestrate the build process.Work closely with the developers, analysts and product owners to ensure automation delivery.Develop and maintain the automation framework supporting the tests.Execute automated regression tests on physical and virtual devices through a CI pipeline.Setup automation test cases and test plans in test management tool.Provide on-call support for automation tests running in production.Investigate automation failures and raise necessary tickets against relevant teams.Constantly monitor the tests running in the pipeline and implement fixes for the failing tests wherever applicable.

Responsibilities + Skills

Provide estimation for automation tasks added in the sprint.Provide daily & weekly status test reporting to test leadTroubleshoot issues experienced during testingUnderstanding of UI and backend testing


Understand the front-end and back-end architecture of the AUT.Setup and Maintain physical and virtual devices in device farms.Develop status reports based on test completion/findings and communicate these to team leaders including any impact on the overall project plan


Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 21st November 2020
  • Designation: QA Automation Engineer (Mobile) - Takealot
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
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  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 21st November 2020

About the Company

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  • was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission:’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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