I am currently a Software Tester at a reputable IT company. I have previously worked within the financial sector for one of the largest benefit fund administration companies in South Africa, for over 10 years with various positions held. I decided to follow my passion within the IT sector, with aspirations of becoming a Software Developer and Web Designer.
I am an extremely hard working and dedicated individual who is self-motivated, goal driven and goes to great lengths to achieve success in any task at hand. I am not afraid to take risks in order to achieve the ultimate goal.
My short-term goals is to gain as much experience as a Software tester and up skill in Web Developement / Design.
My long-term goals would be to become a full stack developer along with having full capabilities of Software Testing and in Web Design.
March 2020 - Present
Blackboard developed many customised and production solutions including Time management, Workflow, ERP, Support and CRM solutions. Blackboard provides an end-to-end solution from requirements gathering, business analysis, project management, development, deployment, support and change management.
May 2009 - February 2020
MIBFA is an organization committed and dedicated to its customers through excellent service delivery. MIBFA is an organization with expert knowledge capable of providing cutting-edge service within the Retirement Fund Industry. MIBFA constantly strives and endeavors to be customer centric, always excelling in customer service.
January 2021 - Current
The Foundation Level syllabus forms the basis of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certified Tester Scheme. ISTQB Foundation Level is relevant across software delivery practices including Waterfall, Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
February 2018 - December 2020
Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology (previously PC Training and Business College), commenced operations in 1998 as a Computer Training Centre and has since grown to be one of the largest Private Education providers in South Africa.
My passion and goal is to always succeed.
Software testing is the process of verifying a system with the purpose of identifying any errors, gaps or missing requirement versus the actual requirement. Software testing is broadly categorised into two types - functional testing and non-functional testing.
HTML (the Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are two of the core technologies for building Web pages. HTML provides the structure of the page, CSS the (visual and aural) layout, for a variety of devices. Along with graphics and scripting, HTML and CSS are the basis of building Web pages and Web Applications.
PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development. Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes.
Customers should always be at the forefront of decisions and service delivery. Customer excellence involves responding to queries promptly, offering as much information as possible and providing products or services that customers value.
Professionals must be able to communicate effectively when speaking to people. My ability to demonstrate that I can communicate complex information to a non-technical audience is also an added value. In any verbal communication, it is of utmost importance to speak carefully and clearly so that you are easily understood.
Solving problems is a fundamental skill that all employees should possess. It could range from something as simple as addressing a staff shortage through to something much more technical, such as overcoming a major stumbling block during the course of a project. This is where I flourish and become an asset to the successful end result to any problem.
Here are some of my projects I have done lately. Feel free to check them out.
The only constant in the technology industry is change...
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works...
A Website without visitors is like a ship lost in the horizon...