Technical QA

DPO, PayGate · Cape Town, Western Cape
Department DPO, PayGate
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

PayFast, together with the DPO Group, is one of the leading Fintech organisations in Africa. We’re on a mission to exponentially grow the digital economy of Africa by building world-class payment products. Developed in-house, our solutions enable customers to make and receive business payments quickly and securely and allow enterprises to trade locally, across borders, and internationally.

We are on the hunt for a Technical QA, reporting to the Technical QA Team Lead.

About the team

We are a young and growing team of testers that are responsible for the quality assurance of various development teams, we work closely with the Developers and Product Owners to ensure the business requirements are met.

We value enthusiastic team players who are continuously looking at growing and upskilling themselves.

We follow an agile methodology, within teams that include Product owners, QA testers, and Team leads.

About you

You’d love working with us If you thrive working in a fast-paced environment helping meet the demands of our rapid growth. You will be involved in expanding our existing payment platform and supporting software and building new and exciting features and applications relating to payments, online commerce, fraud detection and security.

You’ll fit in perfectly with our culture if you:

  •  Get energised by a fast-paced environment
  • Enjoy a hybrid working model
  • Cherish a good work-life balance
  • Are adaptable and don’t mind a bit of chaos now and again
  • Regard collaboration as an essential part of getting the job done
  • Pride yourself as being a self-starter who doesn’t lack motivation
  • Don’t need to be micromanaged
  • Take feedback well and use it for self-improvement
  • Welcome change and new ideas
  • Value the importance of diversity

What you'll be doing

  • Responsible for reviewing and testing business/software requirements
  • Work closely with development team in assisting in deadlines being met
  • Prepare test cases, test scripts and/or test data
  • Execute tests (manual / automated)
  • Report defects and assist in their understanding
  • Analyse test results and track software testing metrics
  • Assist in Post deployment testing

What you'll need

  • ISTQB Foundation certificate or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent) 
  • 3 years+ of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of at least one programming/ scripting language
  • Knowledge of at least one database management system
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Coordination and leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, highly developed attention to detail
  • Ability to work individually and in a team as and when required
  • Working well even under pressure
  • Meeting deadlines

While not required, it’ll probably help if you have some knowledge of fintech, and an interest in entrepreneurship and start-ups would be beneficial. But don’t worry, there’s no need to be a unicorn as we’ll offer onboarding assistance.

About us

PayFast was founded in 2007 and has grown into one of South Africa’s leading online payment gateways. The DPO Group, which includes DPO Africa, PayGate, PayFast and SiD Instant EFT, is the largest and the fastest-growing African payment service provider, operating in 21 countries and working with more than 60,000 active merchants across the continent. In 2021, DPO Group was acquired by Network International. Our combined resources and expertise are benefiting merchants and online shoppers looking to accept digital payments through as many different channels as possible.

What we offer

  • Work from the comfort of your home and our stunning office
  • Company pension
  • 21 days annual leave
  • Study leave
  • Celebrate your cake day with special birthday leave
  • Great company culture
  • Free mental health consultations
  • Access to learning and development
  • Onsite Barista, fuelling your coffee needs
  • And a whole lot more…


  • As soon as humanly possible (but we are willing to wait for the perfect candidate).
  • If this sounds like a role that you would flourish in, please apply now.

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  • Location
    Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Department
    DPO, PayGate
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience