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Software QA Engineer

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Huki Digital an upcoming IT and Marketing company is looking to hire an experienced  quality assurance (QA engineer).  

We help businesses solve key problems by building custom software, mobile application and website systems.  We help our clients attach and solve issues strategically using technology and marketing.

Requirements:

  • Understanding of web-based, software and mobile application technology and architecture;
  • Understanding of relational databases;
  • Understanding of test design techniques;
  • Experience in Quality Assurance/Testing of web, software and mobile applications;
  • Experience in testing/bug reporting/creation of test cases;
  • Experience in writing testing documentation;
  • Analytical skills, sense of responsibility, self-organization, self-improvement potential, excellent attention to details, good team player;
  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Understands manual and automated testing for software, web apps, Apis

Responsibilities:

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Perform security, regression, performance, business , integration, unit and functional testing on developed software, mobile, API or web applications.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on your skills, experience, and customer satisfaction;
  • Opportunity to work in a startup environment
  • Opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects;
  • Regular performance evaluation and appreciation twice a year;
  • Paid personal or sick leave day’s scheme according to the corporate policy;
  • Casual, friendly and family work environment, flat organizational structure;
Job Category: Full-time
Job Type: QA engineer software QA officer
Job Location: Nairobi

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