Safaricom – Engineer – Functional Testing.

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Description

We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Role Description

Reporting to the QA- Functional test lead, the position holder will execute Software functional testing and ensure solutions delivered to the customers meet the desired user specifications; ensuring all bugs are identified and resolved before product launch leading to zero revenue losses and customer impact. He / she will also be responsible for executing the test strategy; plan, monitor and control the testing activities, with an emphasis on validating solution / product readiness for production.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for end to end system testing and user acceptance testing, end to end reporting & analysis on test progress, testing process and tracking of bugs to resolutions and stakeholder management, ensuring product testing is executed within the planned timelines
  • Adopt creativity to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency through adoption of fit for future technologies.
  • Creatively try to break our applications, via hands-on and scripted testing, before our customer(s) encounter the bugs
  • Implement software testing automation framework
  • Responsible for end to end management of large test teams and ensuring the testers execute within planned timelines and scope for the projects
  • Define suitable metrics for measuring test progress and evaluation of the quality of the testing process and products
  • Accountable for setting up quality gates and ensuring that a product is comprehensively checked and passed through all the gates before acceptance testing
  • Accountability in test data management including building of tools to manage the test resources and build a process around the management of test resources
  • Accountable for validation of quality of all releases and fully accountable for product readiness to production
  • Undertake programs to increase the quality of delivery and ensure zero defect leakage to production


 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in IT related Field
  • 3 years + experience in software development or Testing Automation in a busy IT environment
  • Strong understanding of the software Testing Life cycle (STLC)
  • Excellent software development skills coupled with programming experience in Java, Python, JavaScript etc
  • Experience of Test-driven Development approaches such as ATDD and BDD
  • Experience in functional/Automation testing and use of test management tools (Micro-Focus ALM/Octane)
  • Experience in Unix/Linux Operating System
  • Experience in test design techniques (black box and white box)
  • Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
  • Solid understanding of enterprise APIs, Mobile and Web application architectures
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of continuous integration and delivery systems (CI/CD) such as Jenkins /drone/CycleCI
  • Experience with at least one test automation tool such as Selenium, Appium, Robot Framework, Pytest
  • ISTQB Certification is a plus

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Last date to apply: 24th Dec 2020

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