Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Cellulant*

On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Department: CTG
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job posting: 28-10-2014 until 11 -11-2014.
Starting date: Immediate.
Who are we? Cellulant* is a mobile commerce company. We operate Africa’s number one mobile commerce network and aim to connect 100 million customers to our mobile commerce ecosystem.
We are the mobile commerce partner of choice and our goal is to connect all of our corporate customers, including top Pan African banks, various merchants, to the richest mobile commerce ecosystem in Africa, helping them provide better communication, more services, and more value to their end consumers. 

We do that by providing services like mobile banking, mobile payments, music, information services and other mobile related services.

Cellulant* was founded in 2003 and has currently operations in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and every year moving into new countries.
To be able to meet these aggressive growth expectations we need to grow our dynamic team. 
We invite you to be part of that growth by submitting your application to the following role:
Software Quality Assurance Engineer
The QA Engineer is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive test plans,developing and performing test cases to verify functionality, data integrity, security, performance and overall usability.
Product Testing
  • Analyse, review and assess user requirements, specifications for testability and feasibility.
  • Verify that products are built according to set standards and guidelines by comparing documents to actual code/database schemas.
  • Create test cases in the test management system.
  • Set up the local test environment.
  • Prepare and/or acquire test data.
  • Execute test cases and evaluate test results and document deviations from expected results in the bug tracking system.
  • Perform both functional and non-functional tests (performance, security testing) on developed systems.
  • Employ both Black-box and White-Box testing techniques
  • Conduct test case review for projects.
  • Create and publish test plans, test cases, test execution results, release notes and QA sign-off
Product Support
  • Assist in assessing, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and retesting of identified issues.
  • Recording of time spent on tasks
  • Escalating any issues identified
Knowledge Management & Process Improvement
  • Provide suggestions on areas of process improvements.
  • Share knowledge on worked project by creating how-to manuals.
  • Research on technologies and/or trends with a view to improve productivity and efficiency.
Who are you?
Required skills:
  • Minimum 1 year experience in blackbox and whitebox testing
  • Experience in PHP, JAVA, MySQL and Linux
  • Experience in testing APIs, daemons and services
  • Experience performing code reviews
  • Experience working with SOAPUI and JMeter testing tools
  • Experience in data and database design standards and processes
  • Experience in customer engagement and issue resolution.
  • Experience in Office Tools for publishing and presentation preparation. In depth understanding of spreadsheet manipulation and reporting. 
  • Experience in system support, support processes, tools and reports.
What do we offer you?
When working at Cellulant*, you can expect to work on a diverse range of problems, with inspiring and creative colleagues. 
You will have ample opportunities for growth and career development, and we highly value continuous learning.

We offer you a challenging position in which you will be rewarded for performance.

Apply now!

Are you interested in this position and do you meet the minimum requirements? 
Apply by sending an e-mail with your CV and a convincing cover letter to [email protected]

The selection process entails an oral interview stage, followed by a case study presentation and a final interview.

The deadline for application is November 11th 2014.

Due to the high volume of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Do you have questions about this vacancy?

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Please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or telephone: [email protected] or 0202606696.
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