Software QA Engineer

  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Full Time
  • Entry Level

Company Overview

Confluence is a global technology solutions provider delivering innovative products to the worldwide money management industry, to meet asset managers and service providers performance, reporting, analytics, risk and data needs. With the recent acquisition of StatPro, Confluence offers its clients a broader range of data-driven managed investment solutions including post-trade regulatory and shareholder reporting, performance and attribution, portfolio analytics, and asset data services and data management, delivering a full technology suite to the front, middle and back office.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Confluence services over 400 clients in 39 countries, with locations across Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and Asia.


StatPro South Africa (Pty) Ltd, with an office in Cape Town, and wholly-owned subsidiary of Confluence Technologies Inc., is currently seeking to recruit a highly organized and motivated Software QA Engineer for our Development team to test our new cloud base performance measurement product suite. The role presents both a functional and technical challenge and requires a committed, team-oriented and flexible individual with a good academic record. In return, Confluence offers exposure to its industry-leading portfolio analytics software as well as in-house and external. The successful applicant will develop high levels of competence in finance and technology.



  • Become an effective member of an agile development team
  • Participate in specification handovers; creating and execute test plans to ensure the developed solution meets its functional requirement.
  • Be a key player in authorizing application release, having tested the product against your test and regression plans.
  • Create replicable test beds using your financial skills to validate output.
  • Test “Web 2.0” type software products.
  • Track bugs in a CRM database and own their resolution by coordinating with developers and retesting any fixes supplied.
  • Contribute to product handovers; using your knowledge of the product to create internal documentation
  • Represent the development team to Client Services by providing product knowledge, and also reproducing and triaging issues.
  • Follow QA best practices
  • Flexible work schedule (to support global product/workforce)

Essential Qualifications

  • A desire and aptitude for working in finance (performance measurement/ asset management field)
  • 2 years of software testing experience
  • Good Mathematics at degree level.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Attention to details/conscientiousness

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience using automated test tools
  • Experience testing web applications
  • Experience testing distributed / cloud base applications
  • Agile development (scrum)

Confluence Technologies Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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