Functional Tester

What we do

Blue Bean Software is a premier custom software and product development IT company, delivering custom-made solutions for large enterprises as well as dynamic start-ups.

We pride ourselves in taking on and solving complex problems as well as high stake projects through the use of a balanced combination between tech savvy and a deep understanding of a client’s needs.

We have a prominent presence in the financial services industry and have started to branch out into other industries such as agritech and healthtech.

Who we are

At Blue Bean Software, we believe in creating an environment where like-minded software engineers are able to express themselves freely and pursue their individual and professional growth. We further encourage individuals to master their respective skill sets whilst effectively working within teams to overcome challenges and accomplish set goals.

At Blue Bean Software, we firmly believe in maintaining a culture of self-motivation, integrity, and trust to drive productivity.

How we work

We have a flat organisational structure and value collaboration between our teams. We further believe in empowering individual team members to ensure agile decision-making and streamlined communication across all teams to deliver efficient and effective customer service at all times.

The role:

Blue Bean Software is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Functional Tester to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in functional testing methodologies and a thorough understanding of software development lifecycles. As a Functional Tester, you will play a critical role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our client’s software products & systems.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, business analysts, and project managers, to understand project requirements and develop comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Conduct functional testing activities, including test case design, test execution, defect tracking, and reporting
  • Perform manual and automated testing to validate software functionality, user interfaces, and system integration
  • Identify, document, and track software defects using issue tracking tools
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of testing processes, methodologies, and tools
  • Collaborate with the development team to investigate and troubleshoot issues and provide detailed feedback
  • Work closely with stakeholders to ensure that software meets business and user requirements
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in functional testing

Your skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum 4 years experience
  • Proven experience in functional testing, including test planning, test case design, and test execution
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycles and agile methodologies
  • Proficiency in using testing tools and frameworks, such as Selenium, JUnit, TestNG, or similar
  • Experience with defect tracking tools, such as JIRA
  • Familiarity with SQL and database testing
  • A passion for software quality assurance
  • ISTQB certification (advantageous but not mandatory)

Additional Information:


– Ability to give input into innovative solutions

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and independently when required

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Freelance Full Time
Job Location: Johannesburg

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