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QA Engineer

MRI Software

MRI Software

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

From the day we opened our doors in 1971, MRI Software has built flexible, game-changing real estate software solutions to improve people’s lives. The only way to carry out that mission is to hire the absolute best employees on earth. People like you.

Work hard, play hard. Always. Our relentless commitment to client success, our employee resource groups and our promise to empower our teams to reach their full potential are a few examples of what makes MRI Software special.

And we’re insanely dedicated to creating a work environment that you look forward to every single day. That’s why we invest heavily in our employee engagement, so you enjoy the tech industry’s best perks. Together with the whole Pride, (lion roar for "family") employees, customers, and partners, we’re on a mission to break new ground and lead the real estate industry into a digital-first future.

We understand the need to provide a flexible working environment partnered with team collaboration and socialisation. Therefore, we operate a hybrid working model with 3 days of working from home per week. This role is based in the Cape Town office.

To support our rapid growth, we are seeking talented, motivated QA Engineer that bring a passion for releasing quality products for our customers. QA Engineers work closely with MRI Software customers and team members to ensure products and services work in a fully integrated manner as expected by the customer.

MRI Software offers opportunities for long-term career growth to successful QA Engineers who aspire to deeper technical, project management or other leadership roles in the company as we believe in building our team from within.


  • Define and execute automated test strategies, using industry Best Practices in the design.
  • Interpret the results of manual and automated tests at both the Application Program and user interface layers.
  • Applies defined software testing practices and procedures to drive quality and testability of products and services.
  • Exercise’s judgment in application of methods and procedures to evaluate quality products and services.
  • Builds productive internal and external relationships that are essential to delivering quality products and services.
  • Works independently, with general instructions on assignments.
  • Develops software testing requirements, test cases, and test plans.
  • Report’s software defects in detail with information gathered from customers, tech support or other internal resources.
  • Analyses offerings against functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Creates clearly documented plans, designs and results.
  • Contributes to design and code review sessions.
  • Learns new emerging functional and technical skills that are relevant to MRI Software.


  • 0-2 years in Software QA Testing and Test Automation


  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective organizational, time management, prioritization & communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple work assignments.
  • Ability to work well individually and within a cross functional team.
  • Displays passion for the design, development, and testing of quality software.


  • Direct project involvement and leadership of projects delivering software solutions (enterprise software a plus.)
  • Familiarity with SDLC with emphasis on those areas for which Quality Assurance is primarily responsible.
  • Experience with UI automation tools and performance testing tools a plus.
  • Software testing experience (manual and automation)
  • Experience using code deployment tools (eg Puppet, Ansible, Chef, etc.)
  • Deployment Tools (eg. Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.)
  • Integration with code repositories (eg GitLAB, GitHUB, BitBucket, etc.)
  • Knowledge of branching and merging strategies (Git Flow, etc.)
  • Expertise in software development methodologies (Agile)
  • Self-starter
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Deadline driven, able to work in pressurized environment
  • Compliance with procedures and processes
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Good analysis skills; Good problem-solving skills
  • Must have a drive for helping peers
  • Must have a positive and professional attitude
  • Excellent communication skills


  • N. Diploma or B-Tech / Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science / Engineering degree
  • ISTQB certification
  • Experience in enterprise software testing and development for large corporate clients.

0-2 years experience in software quality assurance functions, including:

  • Test case and test script development.
  • Test planning and large-scale regression test planning and execution.
  • Executing automated test strategies.
  • 0-2 years formal testing experience
  • 1-2 Test Automation Engineering experience
  • 1-2 years SQL skills
  • 1 year Cloud exposure (Amazon, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)
  • 1 year Microservices exposure
  • 1 year DevOps, CI/CD exposure

We’re obsessed with making this the best job you’ve ever had!

  • We want our staff to love working here, and so we’ve created a few unique perks such as office breakfasts, quarterly lunches and virtual social events.
  • Additionally, we value your input in your employee experience and have employee-led groups such as our DEI committee, employee resource groups such as Women and Allies, and our Pride Event Group
  • Have confidence in your health with our offered Medical Aid Scheme.
  • Invest in our competitive Personal Pension plan and help set you up for your future.
  • Big on family? So are we! Here at MRI Software we recognise that your family is important, and being able to spend quality time with your family as it grows is a wonderful experience. Therefore, the MRI Software Parental Leave benefit is designed to give you the opportunity to spend time with your new arrival(s).
  • Enjoy a fantastic work-life balance with 25 days of annual leave plus Public Holidays, in addition to a bank of 16 hours of "Flex Time Off" to be used whenever and however you choose!
  • Further your professional development with our Tuition Reimbursement Schemes
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere in the world for two weeks out of the year!

MRI continues to strive to amaze as a global industry leader in real estate software. Whether you are joining as a new pride member or bringing your expertise back, your talent is important to maintaining MRI’s high client experience standard and continuing our growth in the PropTech space.

Amazing growth takes amazing employees. Are you up to the challenge?

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting remarkable candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you!

As a global company, we believe diversity brings benefits for our people, customers and clients. This is why MRI Software is committed to being an inclusive employer, regardless of your ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military and veteran status.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.