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Quality Assurance Engineer



Quality Assurance
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
Noodle is higher education’s leading strategy, services, and technology partner. We develop infrastructure, provide life-changing learning experiences, and grow the awareness of and the enrollment in some of the best academic institutions in the world. Our vision is “to empower universities to change the world.” We achieve this vision by offering our university partners various products and services that help them be more resilient, responsive, efficient, and interconnected.
Our team is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer who can quickly understand the products being built for the company. This position requires you to collaborate with various people across the organization, although primarily you will be working with the engineering and product teams. You will be testing the site manually, creating test cases and then automating them with tools and frameworks needed to effectively test our systems. With our team, you’ll get the opportunity to own & drive major initiatives across multiple products and orgs. We believe in teamwork and in delivering rock solid, customer focused solutions.

As our Quality Assurance Automation Engineer, you will:

  • Analyse, report, and document issues found applying QA best practices.
  • Understand the development process and coordinate work with your team accordingly.
  • Create comprehensive test plans and execute them.
  • Create automated functional tests.
  • Work closely with other members of the Quality Assurance team to automate the high cost test plans to improve the overall team throughput.
  • Execute various phases of functional and nonfunctional testing to certify the quality of new software releases.
  • Conduct cross-browser testing to check the compatibility of applications across various browsers.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or alternative related field (or commensurate work experience).
  • 1-3 years of relevant professional experience in QA.
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and bug life cycle.
  • Familiarity with technologies like Selenium Webdriver and Pytest.
  • Knowledge in Python or similar programming languages.
  • Experience with Pycharm and Github Actions.
  • Experience with JIRA, TestRail / Testmo and Confluence.
  • Experience with Open source Databases like MySql, PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with API/backend services testing tools like Postman.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of bug triaging, Agile methodologies, SCRUM practices and QA effort.
  • Understanding of testing techniques (e.g. performance, automated), their strengths and weakness.
  • Proficiency in communication and interpersonal skills - both verbal and written.
  • Expertise in cross-browser/environment testing.


  • Remote working (within South Africa).
  • Yearly education allowance for lifelong learning.
  • Internet Allowance.
  • Gym Allowance.
  • Contribution to Medical Aid or Retirement Annuity.
  • Growth - we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees can be themselves and grow within and around the company.
At Noodle, we hire people who will help us change the future of online education. Even if you don't think you check off every bullet point on this list, we still encourage you to apply! We value both current experience and future potential.
Noodle is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone. We value and celebrate our differences because those differences are what make our team shine. We hire great people from different backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger as a whole. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Noodle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.