Duties & Responsibilities
Document as-is status at the commencement of any software development cycle
Serve as the primary point of reference in data gathering for functional and design specifications.
Document the gap between the as-is status and the functional requirements
Review functional and design specifications to ensure a full understanding of individual deliverables.
Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artefacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
Working with users to formulate and document business requirements
Identifying, investigating, and analyzing business processes, procedures and work practices
Identifying and evaluating inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behaviour
Using project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects
Taking responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system
Creating user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes
Developing functional specifications for use by system developers
Using data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software
Acting as a central reference and information source, providing guidance and assistance in the system project decision-making process
Hold and facilitate test plan / case reviews with cross-functional team members.
Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.
Provision of inputs to the elaboration of internal policies and procedures on the use of ICT.
Participation in the office business process re-engineering activities and ensures that business needs drive IT solutions related to corporate resource management.
Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications
Improve systems by studying current practices, designing modifications
Recommend controls by identifying problems, writing improved procedures
Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases and elements; forming a project team; establishing a project budget
Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions
Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
Education / Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or relevant field
5 - 10 years work experience.
Proven work experience
An analytical mind
Microsoft Access and / or SQL experience strongly preferred
Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational
Detail-oriented,analytical and inquisitive
Ability to work independently and with others
Extremely organized with strong time-management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong attention to detail, a head for problem-solving. and teamwork skills
Great attention to detail
An analytical mind.
Skill Set Required :
Microsoft Access and / or SQL experience
Big Picture Thinking
Work Well Under Pressure.