Kenya - QA Automation Engineer at Tala
Nairobi, KE

We’re looking for a QA Automation Engineer who happens to have a passion in testing and quality assurance. You will help plan, estimate, coordinate, and automate testing activities for our financial platform that is serving millions of users across the world. You will also work with product managers, developers, and customer service agents to ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved.

Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Perform thorough regression/smoke tests before code deployments
  • Design, develop, and execute automated test harnesses around Android application and Backend APIs
  • Write scripts and perform load tests against Backend servers
  • Contribute to continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Work with customer service, product, and development teams to identify and track bugs
  • Review requirements specifications and provide timely and meaningful feedback

Requirements:

  • Experience - 4+ years experience in Software Engineering in Test role, deep knowledge of Automation
  • Detailed oriented - keen eye for details ranging from copy to pixels. Ability to communicate those details to others and translate to specs
  • Team player - enjoy working closely with engineers, product managers, and cross-functional teams
  • Initiative - highly motivated and self-disciplined. You can work independently and be productive
  • Startup ready - Excellent ability to prioritize and communication in a fast pace environment

Preferred Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience working in Agile development process (Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban)
  • Experience building test automation (Java, TestNG, Robolectric, Espresso, Appium, AWS Device Farm, Jenkins, Shell Scripting, Linux, Mac OS)
  • Java - 2+ years writing production Java code
  • Computer Science degree
  • Experience working closely with remote team members in different timezones