MultiChoice Group – Randburg, Gauteng

The Organization

MultiChoice Group is a multinational media group headquartered in South Africa and Dubai with principal operations in pay television and video entertainment. The group operates in almost 50 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. The Group is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

As an African platform operator, MultiChoice Group’s expertise lies distributing media products, creating media content and selling advertising. Its key areas of operations are:

Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services; and
SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets
Operating in the majority of African countries, MultiChoice Group is the leading Pay TV provider in Sub-Saharan Africa, and clear market leader in most countries. Its strategy is to offer the best local and international content across multiple platforms to customers wherever they are.

The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. Over the years MultiChoice Group has built a successful track record of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues mainly by collecting subscription fees, with a moderate contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:

Build its Pay TV and SVOD subscriber base
Focus on investment and technology
Maintain a local approach
Provide quality service
Attract innovative and motivated employees
MultiChoice Africa (MAH or ROA) is a division of MultiChoice Group that manages the Pay TV subscriber business outside of South Africa, with headquarters in Dubai, corporate teams across Dubai and Johannesburg and regional/country teams in the markets we serve.

Position Name

Payment E2E Testing & 1st line support

Position ID

Reports to

Lead Payment Operations & Governance

Direct Reports

MAH Operations


Org Structure

Key Customers

Key Internal Focus
MAH and business operations.
External Payment Partners /Vendors
Johannesburg, Randburg

Purpose of the Position:
To support the Multichoice customer’s Payment journey in the area of Payment Integration, Compliance and End to End testing
Key Performance Objectives

Operational Delivery

End to End Internal / external testing and stage gate signoff
1st line analysis for vendor issues
System support – Analyzing payment errors, Validating the test environments and vendor production tests
UAT Coordination – (EBS, In country, vendor and corporate)
Vendor compliance / integration
Engage with customers (internal / external) regularly ensuring requirements and service levels are being met
Provide payment vendor support on all projects and sub projects such as: Ad-hoc BAU requests, e.g. Pricing, VAT and New products etc.
Assist business and support leads on the operational support of 3rd Party Payments testing
Create Welcome Packs for Vendor Integration (VSC, Agent Based, Direct Payment Services)
Creating Test Documentation and test plans
Ensure all Vendor test cases are accurately executed and documented
Understand logical event sequences necessary for successful integration using different tools and standards.
Gather, prioritize and follow up on new enhancements, support issues and application defects.
Raise SD’s for Flaws in QA & Production
Identify and analyse defects.
3rd Party Vendor 1st line support
3rd Party Integration Standby support
Provide input into weekly and monthly reporting
Understand goals and objectives of vendor as compared to the purpose and capabilities of the 3rd Party payment systems.
Understand software testing components involved during payment integration.
Good understanding of the SDLC process
Qualifications Essential

Degree in Technology / Information Management/ Informatics
ISTQB essential
Working knowledge of API-based services (e.g. REST, SOAP)
Experience working in a high availability environment with multiple operational instances
Experience in .Net \ Java environment
Testing Automation
Defect/Bug Tracking
Test Plans, Cases & Processes
Functional Requirements
Scripting & Documentation
Technical Competencies
Customer Centricity
IT Governance
Requirements Management
Software Development
Software Testing
Problem Management
Quality Management
Stakeholder Relationship Management
Knowledge of Customer and technical Payment Processes
Project management and planning
Behavioral Competencies

Attention to detail
Conflict Resolution
Critical Appraisal
Analytical thinking
Team player

Job: Technical

Primary Location: ZAF-GT-Randburg

Organization: MIH Holdings

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 12-08-2019

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 15-08-2019