Job Description

We’re looking to add great new talent to our Omni-channel portfolio. If you are committed to quality, then join our drive to develop world-class IT Solutions. With a robust strategy focusing on People, Process and Technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions.

With 28 retail brands that trade in fashion, jewellery, accessories, sporting and outdoor apparel, cellular, home ware and furniture, TFG is one of the leading retail groups in Africa. Besides South Africa, TFG also has a presence in Ghana, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Kenya through various TFG retail brands.

TFG’s mission is to be the leading fashion lifestyle retailer in Africa whilst growing its international footprint by providing innovative products, creative customer experiences and by leveraging its portfolio of diverse brands to differentiate its offering.

During 2017, TFG grew to over 3 800 outlets, with more than 23 000 employees to serve in excess of 10.3 million customers in 32 countries.

TFG’s IT division provides innovative, strategic and cost effective ICT solutions and professional services to TFG and its subsidiaries. Working for TFG means; working with highly talented professional individuals, who are passionate about collaboration, creativity and working towards successful customer service

Your key performance areas will be:
Work closely with Scrum teams as part of an Agile development process
Reviewing business and system requirements, including agile stories, to ensure testability and to identify issues early
Preparing test plans and test schedules
Designing test cases and test scenarios to effectively test systems and applications
Applying test methods, techniques and standards
Executing test cases to evaluate system quality and mitigate risk
Performing a variety of different functional and non-functional testing types
Maintenance and extension of the test automation suite
Identifying and investigating issues, including triaging with Product Owners and Developers
Manage defects through to resolution
Monitoring and reporting on testing progress, as well as system quality
Interacting with different companies, including 3rd party vendors and service providers

Responsibilities + Skills

Experience in test automation using tools such as Robot Framework, HP UFT, SeleniumExcellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levelsStrong technical background, the ability to read and write SQL queries, read code and understand SQL database structuresThe ability to self-manage deliverables and to communicate concerns


An understanding of the role that testing plays in Waterfall and Agile development projectsExperience in using a range of technical tools to aid testing effort e.g. SOAPUI, PostmanPrior experience in using test management tools e.g. JIRA, Microsoft Test Manager


A relevant tertiary qualificationMore than 5 years of solid testing experience across a range of application types, including web, mobile and desktop

Job Summary

  • Published on: Monday, 4th November 2019
  • Designation: Test Analyst
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy:
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, 4th November 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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