Quality Assurance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Kenya
  • Posted 6 months ago

Jumia Kenya

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About Jumia Tech Centers

Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Kenya Tech Center where tech meets purpose. At Kenya Tech Center you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders across Portugal, Egypt and Kenya. As the Quality Analyst, you will also be working with state of the art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.

Quality Assurance Analyst – Responsibilities:

  • Contribution to Test Plans:
  • Analyze, review and assess user requirements, specifications and testability models;
  • Active participation on test case scenarios review among QA team elements
  • Create Test Case specifications based on ticket descriptions, acceptance criterias and business/tech KPIs
  • Write functional tests in Gherkin syntax
  • Prepare and acquire test data
  • Collaboration with team members on all testing activities
  • Prepare test environments (at all levels, e.g. application/data) and execute test tools (ex: Cucumber, Hiptest) troubleshooting issues detected through automation and manual testing while evaluating the results and document the deviations from expected results
  • Update documentation and generate reports over test results
  • Organise responsibilities and tasks to ensure the successful completion of work or projects, identifying potential obstacles and finding ways to address them sharing actively experience, knowledge and solutions with team
  • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity having due regard to equality issues in all decision-making
  • Working with product owners, developers and team leaders to define acceptance criteria, identify risks, and plan test coverage for upcoming features

Quality Assurance Analyst – Requirements:

  • Knowledge in Gherkin syntax
  • Familiarity with Quality Processes and Agile Methodologies using industry standards of software QA tools, as HipTest
  • Experience in Web Software and Mobile Applications (native) on product assurance tasks/processes
  • Solution oriented and proactive attitude with constant sense of organization and attention to detail

Additional Skills (not mandatory):

The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out.

  • Knowledge about Software (Web and Native applications) development life-cycle
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools (Jenkins) in user point-of-view
  • Knowledge of Internet protocols, HTML, CSS and use of Dev Tools (Chrome Inspector e.g.)
  • Experience in e-commerce on analytic/planning role

Academic & trades qualifications

  • Academic background in IT or equivalent (is a plus)
  • Proficiency in English
  • ISTQB Foundation (strongly preferred)
  • 1 to 2 years of experience (is a plus)

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

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