SOFTWARE ENGINEER IN TEST

  • ONA Data
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • 28/04/2021
Young Professional Engineering Information Technology

Job Description

Key role and responsibilities

  • Checkout and test development & release branches, pair with engineers and product managers as necessary to understand the issues they are closing
  • Participate in code reviews while overseeing unit and functional tests written by engineers with the ability to recommend the extension of tests as necessary to improve coverage
  • Advise and lead on efforts around test code refactors
  • Identify opportunities for automation and automate where necessary. Write integration tests for project codebase
  • Research and recommend tools for the team to use for integration and E2E testing.
  • Manage the build/CI/test environment to ensure tests are run accurately and quickly.
  • Create releases with changelogs and verify they are production-ready and assist in deploying production releases
  • Lead and be an advocate for testing and quality within our team

Key requirements

Essential

  • Experience writing production code.
  • Experience writing automated tests.
  • Experience testing and releasing production code.
  • Well versed in test automation strategies and techniques.
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of root cause analysis and bug triage.
  • Experience in mobile testing.
  • Great communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate issues and highlight possible risks.
  • Passionate about automated testing and keeps up with testing trends

Desirable

  • Experience with varied automation test tools such as RestAssured as well as code analysis tools.
  • Experience testing within an agile environment.