We’re seeking a passionate Technical Testing Automation Manager to lead our test automation initiatives!

About the Role:

In this role, you’ll wear multiple hats – strategist, developer, and team leader – driving innovation in our automation practices within the dynamic financial services industry, specifically post-retirement income solutions. You’ll leverage your expertise in UI automation tools (like UI.Vision) and coding skills (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) to design, develop, and execute test automation plans.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Leadership: Chart the course for automation projects, championing cutting-edge approaches.
  • Project Management: Plan, execute, and oversee automation projects, managing timelines, deliverables, and risks.
  • Hands-on Development: Craft and execute UI.Vision macros using JavaScript (and other relevant tools).
  • Team Management: Guide and mentor automation developers, conducting performance reviews.
  • Collaboration: Partner with stakeholders, including business analysts, developers, and testers, to understand requirements and foster cross-functional collaboration.
  • Communication: Clearly communicate project progress and outcomes to stakeholders.


What You Bring:

  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in UI.Vision (or similar Selenium UI recording tools)
    • Familiarity with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS (a plus)
    • Solid understanding of automation frameworks and tools
    • Strong grasp of software testing methodologies
  • Management Skills:
    • Proven leadership and team-building abilities
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong problem-solving and decision-making acumen
    • Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities
  • Experience:
    • At least 3 years in QA or Test Automation
    • Software development experience preferred
    • ISTQB certification a big plus

Location: Cape Town or Gauteng

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Automation Guru to join a growing company in the insurance sector that offers competitive compensation, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. To apply, please send a detailed CV to info@sapientis.co.za (Reference TAM_TJ_WP)