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Quality Assurance Analyst
R27720 / month

About Candidate

With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and close to 10 of those within the QA space, I believe I have a lot to offer to a company that will employ my services. I have a solid work ethic matched with a desire to always learn and grow my skillset. Most importanlty, I believe that my presence must add value to the team, the department and the entire organization

Further Development and Education

I am training towards becoming a Software Developer in Test (SDET). I would also like to finish my Compuetr Science Degree which I did not finish. I have only 1 year and a half to go. Further to that I want to explore more of my managerial and leadership qualities through attending various leadership and managerial programmes.

Location

Education

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Grade 12 1993
Parkhill Secondary School
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PC Technician Certificate 1999
OMNITECH INSITUTTE

Hardware architecture Operating Systems (Windows) Networking

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Higher Certificate In Internet & Web Design (NQF 5) 2006
UNISA

HTML CSS JavaScript Dream Weaver Databases

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ISTQB Certified Tester: Foundation Level 2013
SASTQB

Work & Experience

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Software Quality Assurance Analyst 20 July 2021
Dimension Data

Joined the automotive division of Dimension Data's Brighthouse Automotive in 2021. Worked on a client's CRM web and mobile applications as a quality assurance tester. Have recently moved to another client's portfolio where I am responsible for implementing a test strategy and an automation framework, as well as incorporation the QA process into the DevOps development framework.

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LEARNING COORDINATOR AND PROJECT MANAGER AUG 2019 - JUNE 2021
Akhona Skills Fountain

Joined Akhona Skills Fountain as a Learning Coordinator and Project Manager responsible for introducing online learning solutions from the previous face to face models. My role also included managing existing training projects.

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ICT MANAGER 1 MAY 2015 - 31 JULY 2019
GO MOBILE WIRELESS

Worked for a technology company that specialized in classroom technology for educators and learners. My role was to drive the adoption of learnign technologies by the university and college students. The project was a venture partly sponsored by Microsoft, Acer and Mustek.

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SENIOR SOFTWARE TEST ANALYST 1 SEPTEMBER 2010 - 30 MARCH 2015
IRESS SOUTH AFRICA

Joined Iress South Africa to help start a Software Testing and QA department for the applications developed for the financial planning industry. I helped develop a formal testing strategy which included growing the QA team and research what would later be an implementation of an automation framework

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ICT FACILITATOR 1 JULY 2009 - 30 AUGUST 2010
MOMENTUM LIFE (PTY)LTD

Joined Momentum Life as an ICT Facilitator to drive usage for the internally developed financial planning software application. As part of the newly developed system, we also acted as testers of the system and assisted developers and business analysts with gatehering user feedback

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IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN 2 FEBRUARY 2007 - 30 JUNE 2009
LIBERTY LIFE

Joined Liberty Life as an IT Support Technician for the financial planning software for brokers. My role included supporting financial planner with connecting thei computers to the internal network and applications and also with supporting the financial planning tools which were being used.