Test Consultant Specialist



12445 Test Consultant Specialist (Evergreen) (Open)


Position Type:

Full time






PS - Resources EMEA


Position Details:

Title: Test Consultant Specialist

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Summary

This job is responsible for working independently to create test scripts and the execution of testing of software related to implementation of company software products.  This job is also responsible for the review of Module Definitions or Design Specifications.

Essential Job Functions 

(Primary responsibilities of the job and the percentage of time spent on each to total 100 %.  Reflect the level autonomy, decision-making authority, breadth and level of work/accountability within the responsibility descriptions.)

Responsibility % of Time

Creates/modifies test objectives, test scripts, test scenarios, test cases and test data ; performs the reviews of test scripts, test scenarios, test cases and test data

Writes and executes test scripts/harness and record results.

Integrate enhancements to test scripts while maintaining consistency of performance expectations


Review Module Definitions or Design Specifications and creates complex test scripts and test data.

Attend walk-throughs of new functionality


Regularly consults the architects on behalf of the team to ensure and maintain technical integrity of the project.


Gather statistics from different testing phases and produce management reports.


Keep Testing Leader informed of delays in testing activities or problems arising from variances


Mentors less experienced staff and consults with peers


Enhances testing environment by directing and developing custom testing tools and automated procedures


Clearly understands and communicates client requirements internally


Travel, after/off hours and extended on-site work may be required.  May also be required to be on call during non-standard work hours. 


Regular and reliable attendance is required.


Incumbent is accountable for professional working behavior to include; building and maintaining constructive working relationships, implementing proactive and concise communication, acting as a resource to colleagues, and engaging in collaborative thinking and problem solving while demonstrating CSG’s core competencies and values.


Typical Interactions/Relationships   

(This job typically interacts with the following individuals and groups.)

External – Customers

Internal – Management, Team and Unit


(Education, training and/or certifications typically required to successfully perform the job.)

  • Relevant degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business or equivalent education/experience


(Minimum level of related experience typically required to successfully perform the job and preferred experience that would also be beneficial to have in this job.)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a software development or testing role plus other qualification
  • Experience in developing and executing test plans and scripts
  • Telecommunications industry experience and related product knowledge


  • Experience with multi-user, complex software applications preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

(Knowledge skills and abilities typically required to perform the job, licenses and certifications required for the job and preferred knowledge, skills and abilities.) 

  • Full understanding of client requirements and CSG product implementation.
  • Able to gain full understanding of client requirements and detailed working knowledge of at least one CSG product.
  • Good understanding of testing methodologies and tools.
  • Broad understanding of UNIX operating environment
  • Knowledge of at least one programming, ability to analyze defects
  • Knowledge of industry standards and procedures in Software Testing.
  • Uses structured techniques to solve fundamental problems within one’s own work
  • Have excellent communication skills to understand and clarify/implement moderately complex instructions
  • Strong team leadership skills to influence and gain cooperation of other
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