Quality Assurance System Tester


About the GAC Group

Since our beginnings in 1956, the GAC Group has been in business to help our customers’ businesses by providing the best in shipping, logistics and marine services around the world. And we have the reach, resources, expertise and experience to deliver on that promise.

Our people work hard to deliver excellence in everything we do. We are always on the look-out for professionals with qualities that match the GAC corporate philosophy. If you fit the bill, we’ll welcome you to a work environment that values experience, innovation, dedication and mutual respect, guided by the GAC Spirit which emphasises loyalty and responsibility between management and staff and two-way responsibility. The GAC Group is an equal opportunity employer.

The GAC Group is looking for candidates for the role of Quality Assurance System Tester to be based in Dubai. Could it be you?

The function will be part of Information Management team whose mission is to introduce a set of policies, processes, organisational changes, and technologies to optimise and automate ways to identify, create, collect, classify, organise, govern, secure, use, exchange, maintain, preserve, and dispose of information in the GAC Group.

The primary goal of the role is to take a lead in planning and executing all levels of testing applicable, including functional testing, unit testing, integration testing, smoke testing, end-to-end testing, acceptance testing, performance testing, sanity testing, regression testing, etc. to ensure that GAC applications and databases in the Information Management area meet all standards and guidelines. QA System Tester would join development projects and teams as an advocate of data and system quality in all their assignments to enable and support the goals & priorities set by the Digital Product Managers (DPM).

Educational Qualification

An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in computer science, engineering. Or similar knowledge.

Professional Qualification

  • Taking initiative and ownership in planning and execution of data and system tests.
  • Experience in analysing requirements and converting them to test plans.
  • Experience in working in agile development environments (Kanban, Scrum).

Specialist Knowledge

  • SDLC knowledge.
  • Experience in various testing methodologies and frameworks.
  • Experience in testing data integration (batch and/or API) would be considered a plus.
  • Experience in database querying for the purpose of testing the data would be considered a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience with test automation would be considered a plus.

Communication / Language

  • Communicate effectively across all levels.
  • Proactively communicate and escalate issues that might impact quality.
  • Documentation skills.
  • Cultural awareness within a multi-cultural corporate environment.
  • Good English spoken language skills are essential.

Computer Aptitude

  • Solid understanding of IT software development lifecycle and the role of QA in the process
  • MS Office: MS Word / MS Excel / MS PowerPoint
  • Specialised testing tools

Detailed Experience Levels

3+ years of experience in data and software testing.

As a GAC colleague you will

  • Become part of the GAC global community. We are proud of our company culture which values all employees, and recognises that there is more to them than their job title.
  • Join a multinational organisation in a dynamic working environment.
  • Face challenges to help both you and our organisation grow.
  • Join us on our journey to a more sustainable future.

If you think you have what it takes to become part of the GAC Group team, we look forward to receiving your application.

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