Software Tester

Cape Town

Yoco is looking for a Software Tester to join our team of technical professionals in creating quality software for SME’s across South Africa and beyond. 

The ideal candidate is an eager individual who wants to take their career forward and is driven to continually improve customer value and increase internal efficiency through innovative software of a high calibre.

As a Software Tester, you will form part of the wider team that is responsible for the development, integration, and maintenance of Yoco’s range of internal and merchant/customer-facing software. 



Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall quality of Yoco’s products
  • Work closely with developers, designers, and product to ensure quality forms part of the product development process
  • Apply advanced testing techniques to thoroughly test our web, mobile, and backend applications
  • Work closely with the QA Tech team to create and maintaining automated test suites across our products
  • Perform feature, systems, integrations, regression, and smoke testing across our product suite
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends within QA
  • Train and mentor other QA’s in the team.


Key requirements to perform responsibilities: 

  • IT diploma, degree, or similar qualification. ISTQB certification would be advantageous.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in testing complex front-end and back-end applications.
  • The ability to perform functional and non-functional testing across web, Android, iOS and backend applications.
  • The ability to write and maintain automated test scripts using a variety of technologies.
  • Thorough practical experience of advanced testing techniques, processes, and tools. 
  • Thorough understanding of the SDLC and STLC in cross-functional agile teams
  • Demonstrate the ability to advocate for quality throughout the product development lifecycle
  • Experience testing native apps - advantageous
  • Financial Services/payments system testing exposure - advantageous


At Yoco we create space to explore, we keep it simple, we stay connected to our customers and product and work towards mastering our craft. These are our core values and provides every individual at Yoco with an opportunity to grow. To support this, we have built a role-based organisation where every individual is given the space to focus and develop their innate strengths. 

Everyone at Yoco has the opportunity to lead a project and become a specialist, enabling flexibility, collaboration and accountability at all levels. You will be working with a diverse, motivated and skilled team who will continuously stretch you as an individual.  


Join us on a meaningful journey at Yoco, and help enable our merchants to thrive through Open Commerce! 

Please note… 

Yoco encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Open positions at Yoco are competitive and we often receive high volumes of applicants. If you have not received further updates on your application after three weeks, you’re welcome to request feedback. 


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