Test Analyst

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Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for Test Analysts to join our team, where you’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, support and test new features. This position is open to applicants from CT/JHB/PTA.


Mukuru is an Africa-based FinTech that enables safe, affordable, reliable financial services to underserved communities. With over 40 million cross-border transactions over the last decade, we are one of Africa’s largest remittances-led FinTech companies. Our remittance service offers customers the opportunity to send money to their relatives or friends. Additionally, we offer critical customer services such as Funeral Cover, The Mukuru Money Card and payment solutions for businesses in emerging markets. Our engineering team is divided into 4 domains (core business functions). Each domain has a Head of Product, Engineering Lead, Scrum Master and multiple development teams. Each development team has a Product Owner, Business Analyst, Team Lead, Test Analyst and Software Engineers (between 2 and 4 engineers per team). We’re agile, use scrum, continuous integration and continuous delivery and deploy to production daily.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, support and test new features
  • Ensure that solutions are in accordance with team standards and initial requirements
  • Apply the appropriate testing methodology for the challenge at hand
  • Contribute towards well documented, quality, and relevant testing evidence
  • Conduct and assist with troubleshooting and debugging of solutions
  • Contribute towards internal knowledge sharing sessions on testing approaches and best practises
  • Create and improve automated tests as new system features and enhancements are developed

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)
  • Relevant IT degree or diploma (Desirable)
  • ISTQB or equivalent (Desirable)
  • 4+ years’ experience working as a Test Analyst
  • Experience in manual testing techniques
  • Experience in writing and analysing SQL queries
  • Experience in analysing complex system requirements
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Methodologies such as Scrum/Kanban
  • Experience in testing APIs, REST or SOAP services (Essential)
  • Experience in automation testing and associated frameworks & tools e.g. Codeception (Desirable)
  • Experience with API testing tools such as Postman, SoapUI or Insomnia (Desirable)
  • Applied understanding of testing techniques e.g. exploratory, use-case, black-box etc.
  • Applied understanding of programming fundamentals
  • Previous relevant experience in the financial services industry will be advantageous


Additional Skills:

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written'
  • Grasp and apply new information with ease, and identify new areas of learning
  • Recognise interdependencies and collaborate with others to achieve shared goals
  • Must have a pro-active, positive, open and collaborative approach to working with others in a team
  • Must be open to learning new skills and self-development to drive both personal and team growth
  • Must be comfortable in giving feedback at all levels with integrity as well as receiving it to build trust




South Africa

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