Mobile QA Engineer

Sandton, South Africa

Job Description Details

Job Title:

Mobile QA Engineer


12 Months

Work Location:

Cape Town 

Job Description:

  • Define and implement test automation strategy including roadmap, tools, framework & approach.
  • Implement, maintain, and improve test automation frameworks.
  • Actively work with development and infrastructure teams for integrating test automation as an integral part of Continuous delivery pipeline
  • Provide leadership, guidance, training and mentoring to implement test automation within the Mobile Team
  • Pro-actively seek to make continuous improvements to test coverage, execution, and automation.
  • Evaluate, select, and formulate best usage of test automation tools for different purposes.
  • Conduct manual functional testing of the Mobile App

Our Solution:

  • Build up the automation test Framework.


  • Automation using Appium for iOS and Android platforms.
  • Appium for automating Mobile Apps
  • Proven experience in defining and operationalization of test automation strategy.
  • Proven experience in creating and implementing test automation frameworks for large-scale systems in agile development environment.
  • Hands-on test automation experience, in a professional software development environment
  • In-depth knowledge of a variety of testing techniques and methodologies
  • A solid understanding of test-driven development, continuous integration, continuous delivery both in principle and in practice
  • Expertise of agile and waterfall testing methodologies
  • Experience in both Unit and Integration testing needs with exposure to data virtualization tools.
  • Experience in several test automation frameworks, e.g., Selenium, Appium
  • Experience with Report Portal for reporting purposes
  • Demonstrated experience developing high quality test strategies and test execution specific focus on cross browser/OS and cross device testing.
  • Ability to create good acceptance and integration test automation scripts and integrate with Continuous integration and code coverage tools to ensure 80% or higher code coverage.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work in an unstructured, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail, critical thinking, solid communication, and proven leadership skills - with the ability to lead multiple test paths simultaneously.

Technical skills and experience required:

  • Manual testing 3-5 years
  •  Automation testing 3-5 years
  • Appium – 3- 5 years’ experience
  • Understand coding C# -3-5 years.
  • Selenium - 3- 5years
  • Java experience 3-5 years

Beneficial skills

  • Creating a bespoke automation framework

Applicant Questions

  1. Has the candidate worked with multiple programing languages i.e. C#, Java, Python, etc. 
  2. Has the candidate built their own test automation framework from scratch. Not only using a licensed test automation tool or just scripting test cases using an existing framework in the company.
  3. Has the candidate used version control, repository, and branching strategy tools like GitHub
  4. Has the candidate worked in both manual and automation testing
  5. Has the candidate worked with mobile automation in both/either android or IOS

Manual Testing
Automation Testing