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Thembekile N - Microsoft SQL Server developer
Member since:Feb 17, 2022
Profile last updated:Apr 24, 2022
Last activity:May 13, 2022, 3:52 a.m. UTC
South Africa

Thembekile N

I am a software quality assurance engineer with experience in all stages of the software testing lifecycle, from establishing quality criteria and testing strategies to user acceptance, bug prevention, and release testing.

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Weekly Availability: 54 hours
Mon 06 - 15 23 - 08
Tues 06 - 15 23 - 08
Wed 06 - 15 23 - 08
Thurs 06 - 15 23 - 08
Fri 06 - 15 23 - 08
Sat 06 - 15 23 - 08

Hourly Rate: $15.00
Experience: 15 yrs
Microsoft SQL Server: 6 yrs
.NET: 5 yrs
HP Quality Centre: 5 yrs
Java: 1 yrs
Postgres: 1 yrs
SAP: 1 yrs
OracleDB: 1 yrs
Engineer's Devices:
Android Tablet

LD Talent Work History

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Transnet SOC Ltd     SAP MII (Paperless Plant)     QA Engineer     Employment
Jan 2018 - Present

  • I executed and tested the web, mobile, and windows applications on the HP Quality Centre tool.
  • I managed the complete test cycle of software development and traced real-time defects.
  • I designed test cases in consultation with stakeholders to support business requirements.
  • I developed, tested, and implemented the world class Blue Train maintenance system with .NET and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • I upgraded, tested 10+ SAP MII (Paperless Plant) production servers to the latest version of Microsoft Windows, including installing, upgrading, testing, and implementation of the production servers.

Skills used: HP Quality Centre, Microsoft SQL Server, .NET

Climate Mind     QA Engineer     Passion Project
Dec 2021 - Present

  • I performed exploratory testing with Google Lighthouse and Chrome DevTools to automate the process of detecting bugs and extracting on-the-demand source code.
  • I performed manual testing of the Climate Mind application.
  • I picked up a ticket to test locally in a feature branch on Jira.
  • I performed further testing in the feature branch.
  • I ran full regression testing in production from the release branch.

Skills used: JIRA, Google Lighthouse

Link to the project:
MumsWhoCode     Weather App     Front End Developer     Contract
Aug 2021 - Sep 2021

  • I developed, tested and implemented the weather application with JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
  • I created variables and data, functions and methods, and events, hoisting, and I manipulated the JavaScript document object manipulation (DOM) and web APIs, etc.

Skills used: JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Link to the project:

Link to the github:
Eskom     SAP ERP     Process Engineer     Employment
Feb 2008 - Jan 2009

  • I developed integration tools to synchronize roles and responsibilities in Architecture of Integrated Information Systems (ARIS) structures with those in SAP.
  • I mapped business processes, including the corporate value chain models, human capital management, e-Learning, SAP ERP processes, correspondence, and administration.
  • I forward and reverse engineered project source code in Java, Visual Basic, and databases in the Microsoft SQL Server, OracleDB, MySQL, and Postgres.
  • I contributed to mapping a holistic corporate value chain and business processes by adhering to major frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, UPDM, and ArchiMate.

Skills used: OracleDB, Visual Basic, Postgres, SAP, Java, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server


Tshwane University of Technology    Information Technology  (Business Applications)
Jul 2005 - Dec 2010
MumsWhoCode    JavaScript Frontend Development 
Aug 2021 - Sep 2021


ISTQB Certified Foundation-Level Tester    ISTQB Certification Institute
Oct 2019 - Oct 2019
Skills learnt: Quality Assurance QA