Automation Tester needed at Old Mutual

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Job title : Automation Tester

Job Location : Other, Johannesburg

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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Job Description

  • Old Mutual Insure is looking for an Automation Tester. You will design, implement, and conduct test and evaluation procedures to ensure system requirements are met. Analyse/assimilate project documentation to build a thorough understanding of the business and technical requirements of systems to be tested.

You would:

  • Perform System testing on large scale projects and update testing repositories with results & error details and route calls to developer leads.
  • Design tests and test suites to perform manual testing, such as exploratory testing and ad-hoc testing.
  • Design and track quality assurance metrics such as test coverage, defects, test results and test status.
  • Develop automated test scripts for new features based on acceptance criteria and use stories during each development sprint.
  • In collaboration with the SAFe Agile team plan and develop automated test methodologies.
  • Perform integration testing, smoke testing, acceptance testing and general black box testing.
  • Verify that test cases are performed against test plans to enable clear and accurate reporting of test results and progress.
  • Test and Quality Assure components that are categorised as significant or major changes prior to migration into the production environment to ensure that these components operate according to specified requirements.
  • Participate in both Automation and performance testing.
  • Act as an independent verifier of data against source data and document any discrepancies.
  • Develop, maintain, and upgrade automated test scripts and architectures for application products.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement automated test tools and strategies.
  • Update test repositories with a copy of technical specification, test results and route call to Product Support Services resolver group manager (defect / enhancement).
  • Identify and document problems and issues, providing specific guidance on root-cause and remediation.
  • Maintain and provide controls for multiple test software and hardware baselines.


  • 5-8 years’ Insurance experience.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in field of IT Testing.
  • Hands-on experience in all/multiple phases of automation (unit, functional, automation, performance, etc), as well as clear understanding of continuous integration, continuous test and continuous delivery/deployment methodologies
  • Knowledge and familiarity of Agile approaches (XP, Kanban, FDD, TDD), and methodologies, as well as experience with scaled agile (SAFe, LeSS, DaD). Diligent at applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

The Recruitment process:  

  • TA Interview: This will be a discussion with a member of the TA Team to give you an
  • understanding of our business, our culture & values and more context on the role. It will also allow us the opportunity to get to know you a little better, and ensure OMI can meet your needs 
  • Panel Interview: This will be with members of the hiring team 
  • Technical & Psychometric Assessments: These will depend on the role and will
  • sometimes happen concurrently with MIE & Internal Verification 
  • Offer

Closing Date: 17 June 2024

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