Test Analyst

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Date: 16-Jun-2022

Location: Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

Sanlam Group Technology is responsible for the provision of a digitally enabled technology service as a group COE, drive business and transformation and provide group-wide digital and data architecture. We operate the various technology platforms and shared services, ensure Cyber and Information Security resilience, and act as technology governance and risk orchestrator for technology across Sanlam.

What will you do?

The successful candidate will provide Test Analyst services to the RPA team as part of a squad in an agile release train.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Analyse system and business specification to provide inputs and estimates.
  • Liaising with business and/or technical representatives to ensuring the highest quality outcomes
  • Integration impact test analysis.
  • Defining the appropriate tests required.
  • Gathering and managing the test data.
  • Set up / adjust test plans for all types of testing (functional and non-functional testing).
  • Compile comprehensive documentation of test results according to standards.
  • Perform defect logging and reporting.
  • Post implementation production support (after care).
  • Identify and suggest areas for growth and improvement within the team


Grade 12
ISTQB CTAL Foundation Test Analyst Certificate and/or other relevant qualification


3-5 years relevant experience in Testing (black box, white box and automated testing)
Testing experience of mainframe applications is recommended
Relevant experience in the financial services industry as well as automated testing experience would be advantageous

Knowledge and understanding of the following:
Software quality and agile methodologies, tools and techniques 
Webservices and back end scrutinisation
Agile methodologies (scrum) 
Integration and security testing
Common software failures and faults
API testing
Confluence, Postman and Jira would be to your advantage
Technical knowledge in (HTML), in WEB Application testing 

Knowledge and Skills

Regression testing and scripts
System testing, analysis and reviews
Business Requirements
Logs and tracks and resolves defects

Personal Attributes

Interpersonal savvy - Contributing independently
Decision quality - Contributing independently
Plans and aligns - Contributing independently
Optimises work processes - Contributing independently

Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies

Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
Customer focus - Contributing independently
Drives results - Contributing independently
Collaborates - Contributing independently
Being resilient - Contributing independently

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Closing date : 28 June 2022

Our commitment to transformation

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity.  This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.