Test Analyst: SAP

Cape Town – Western Cape – South Africa

Ensure the quality and functionality of SAP systems (HCM & Finance) as a Test Analyst! We’re looking for a detail-oriented professional with 5+ years of SAP FICO/HCM experience and a passion for testing. Leverage your expertise in automation, reporting, and risk management to contribute to a hybrid team in Cape Town.
Type:  Permanent
Area:  Hybrid in Cape Town North
Salary:  R500 000 – R850 000 per month including benefits (Depending on experience)
    • SAP Expertise: Analyze and test functionalities across various SAP HCM and Finance modules.
    • Integration Testing: Verify seamless integration between SAP and non-SAP solutions within our IT landscape.
    • Security Focus: Test and understand user authorization roles to ensure system security.
    • Test Planning & Execution: Facilitate and plan user acceptance testing processes, including test execution across all test cycles.
    • Process Improvement: Proactively propose solutions to improve the testing approach for new business processes.
    • Supporting the Team: Collaborate with the functional team, troubleshoot issues, and provide solutions.
    • Test Automation: Work with automation teams to develop and execute automated tests, including scripting test cases and checkpoints.
    • Reporting & Documentation: Compile and analyze test results, prepare comprehensive test documentation, manage defect logs, and provide accurate estimates for test scope and effort.
    • Regression Testing & New Functionality: Assist with regression testing of existing functionalities and testing newly implemented features.
    • Risk Management: Identify potential risks, develop contingencies, and adjust testing plans accordingly.
    • Collaboration: Maintain open communication channels with developers, business analysts, and management.
    • Test Deliverables: Produce a range of test-related documentation, including test plans, matrices, scripts, and defect logs.
    • Matriculation or equivalent.
    • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in a relevant field (preferred).
    • Proven Test Analyst qualification (highly desirable).
    • Minimum 5 years of experience with SAP FICO and/or SAP HCM.
    • Working knowledge of project management principles.
    • Understanding of software quality assurance (SQA) practices.
    • Familiarity with software engineering best practices and frameworks.
    • Experience with test automation principles and tools.
    • Proficiency in Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite, internet, and email.
    • Understanding of various system architectures (client/server, SOA, web-based, thin client, etc.).
    • Basic database and programming skills.
    • Solid understanding of various testing methodologies (functional, non-functional, etc.).
    • Familiarity with different Software Development Life Cycles (SDLCs).
    • Knowledge of testing best practices and frameworks is a plus.
    • Experience with SAP ECC, SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Finance, and S/4HANA (advantageous).
    • Basic SQL database knowledge (desired).
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.