Software Engineer in Test, Nairobi

  • ONA Data
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • 15/07/2019
Full time Information Technology Software Engineering

Job Description

At Ona, we don't just strive for diversity, we thrive on it. For Ona, diversity has been a spring board for creativity, innovation, and growth. We are committed to giving equal opportunities to employees and applicants regardless of their race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, colour, nationality, age, marital status, or pregnancy status.

We're looking for software engineers in test who want to build and maintain a system to keep our code bases well tested and maintained. Our team has worked on projects that record the social infrastructure of entire countries, tally the winners of national elections, and reduce infant mortality. We build software that solves real problems and you will too.


  • Checkout and test development branches, read and interact with engineers and product managers as necessary to understand the issues they are closing.
  • Read through tests and extend tests as necessary to improve coverage. Refactor production and test code.
  • Write functional, UI, and integration tests. Manage the build environment to ensure tests are run accurately and quickly.
  • Create releases with change logs, verify they are production ready, and assist in deploying production releases.


  • Experience writing production code.
  • Experience testing and releasing production code.
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of architectural dependencies.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

To apply

Please send the following to

  • Note describing why you are interested in working at Ona.
  • Resume.
  • Examples of your work. Link to your GitHub page, projects you've completed, or your website.
  • (bonus points) Build something cool using our API, or extend some software we've written.