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Safaricom Senior QE Engineer - Automation



3 months ago

Job Description

Department Description We are pleased to announce the vacancy of a Senior QE Engineer - Automation within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below. Brief Description Reporting to the Head of Quality Engineering, the position holder will oversee and perform Automated testing on all applications from the earliest opportunity and with precision before any application is deployed to production. Communicating all test issues effectively to the QA manager. Managing the daily workload of a Tester and giving direction on projects. Participate in the test automation tool selection and adoption process; Develop and execute automated test suites using COTS and custom tools; Integrate test suites into the test management system and custom test harnessed. Perform code reviews for junior SDETs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education + Experience

  1. ISTQB Foundation Level Certification Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Related field Experience Relevant work experience in development and/or testing role
  2. Understanding of agile software development Understanding of web service integration (e
  3. g
  4. : REST and SOAP XML)
  5. Experience with Cloud Technology (e
  6. g
  7. : AWS , GCP, Azure) Experience with NoSQL such as MongoDB Experience with SQL/ Relational Database (eg:PostgreSQL), automation, CI/CD, DevOps, testing, JavaScript, selenium, Jenkins, Agile software, cloud, NoSQL Familiarity with software packing tools (
  8. exe,
  9. deb,
  10. rpm, Docker…) Excellent verbal and written communication skills Good development/scripting skills in common languages like JAVA, Kotlin, Python, Ruby etc
  11. Database skills, mainly in MySQL Good understanding of object-oriented programming, J2EE architecture,
  12. NET, etc
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