Automation Test Engineer | Gaming | Century City

We view our client as one of the top digital organisations in South Africa, who provide marketing and support services to millions of clients across the globe. They are based in very trendy and upmarket offices in Century City, Cape Town. A multi billion-dollar global giant in their field, they are able to attract the very best talent in South Africa, and retain them. They are currently looking for an Automation Test Engineer to join their team.

Job description

Your role as the Automation Engineer is to design, develop and maintain automated testing solutions incorporating both in-house and industry leading test-frameworks. The responsibility of the Automation Engineer is to compliment the Quality Assurance process of the teams. Working in a cross functional, end to end solutions team developing and maintaining back end components and applications for the online gaming industry. 

The team has a mix of developers, testers and IT engineers, giving you control to manage the entire delivery pipeline. You will be expected to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment, working alongside our clients customer,  bridging the gap between customer and supplier. This newly formed team will operate with the agility and flexibility of a start-up while having the backing of a well-established and successful market leader in the gaming field.

Duties include, but not limited to:

Adheres and Optimises Standards and Processes

Design, develop and maintain automated testing solutions incorporating both in-house and industry leading test-frameworks

Creation of test cases to ensure sufficient coverage of the code and functionality is achieved

Completion, Review and Improvement of documentation and code according to standards

Detected and Tracked defects

Coaching and Mentoring

Develops, plans and maintains automated scripts, tests and Frameworks

Stakeholder Management

Prepared software and test environment

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.


Even the most experienced talent should have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many advanced areas of knowledge at this employer.   

If you have the right attitude and right aptitude, we can assure you that room for growth at this employer is unprecedented.  

They firmly believe in staying up to date with latest technologies, so you’ll be working with the latest tech at international standards.  

Whilst this is a very modern and fast paced organisation, the atmosphere is also relaxed.  Leave those suits and ties at home, but please wear something. 

Our client doesn’t believe that sitting in traffic for hours each day is necessary so working hours are flexible, with core working hours between 9am and 4pm.   

To keep you healthy, stress free, and happy – they provide nutritious meals (free of course), serve cappuccinos from their coffee bar, provide free access to the gym, and of course there are free massages from their wellness therapist when you need it the most.  

Our client is able to pay top dollar to attract and retain top talent in South Africa and offer excellent end of year bonuses based on company and individual performance.  The company is outperforming though, so for now, the rest is up to you.

Work hard and play hard?  Head on down to the bar every Friday afternoon, try your hand at Poker on Thursday evenings, enjoy regular team building events such as white river rafting, and so much more. 

Most of all they have created a culture second to none.  Small on egos; big on energy.  Possibly the most employee centric client we’ve come across.  Ever.

If you meet with our requirements and think you could be a match then you’ll want to pop your CV to  


Essential Criteria:

• 6 years Testing experience
• Domain specific technologies, tools etc., e.g. SQL / C# / Postman / Selenium / GIT
• Understand Product life cycle
• Technical coaching skills
• Effective written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

• ISTQB (Foundation or better)
• Certified Agile Tester



Century City, Cape Town


Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.

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