QA Engineer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted: 10-24-2017
Job Description
 
Test Automation Engineer
 Purpose (Identify Business Need)
 
The Test Automation Analyst will help design, develop and implement a scalable test automation framework. This framework will support automated test script creation for applications on a variety of platforms such as Web, Mobile, desktop, etc.
 ·         Design, Develop and maintain test automation framework using Selenium and Appium
·         Design and implement modular and reusable automated testing solutions that satisfy testing requirements.
·         Design and implement re-usable Automation test scripts using industry standard tools (HP QTP/UFT, SeeTest, Appium,  and/or  open source tool).
·         Design, write, develop and execute tests for business requirements that are scalable, repeatable and measurable.
·         Participate in design and development of automated test cases for Mobile and Web Applications.
·         Develop optimized Selenium scripts for regression testing with various data sources, environment variables, and configuration files
·         Setup, configure, and maintain the automated testing environments  
·         Develop various function libraries,
·         Develop and maintain test scripts that automate testing of enterprise applications through the entire product life cycle
·         Develop and execute project tasks and plans that meet time lines and release requirements.
·         Follow testing schedule and communicate testing progress.
·         Perform deliverables tracking and reporting as assigned.
·         Produce reports and documentation for all automated testing efforts, results, activities, data, logging and tracking.
·         Monitors progress of testing efforts to ensure deadlines are met.
 
Technologies Candidate Will Use:
·         Selenium and Appium
·         Cucumber
·         MS Project
·         MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
·         VB/VB Script
·         C/C++ /Python/Ruby
·         Java Script
·         Java
·         Test complete/Robot Framework
 
Qualifications
·         A bachelor’s degree in Business Information technology, Information technology, Computer Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related courses
·         Expert in Scripting languages (Jscript, VBScript). Minimum 2 years’ experience
·         Skilled in the following testing toolsets: HP Suite (QTP, Service Test) , Selenium, Appium
·         Knowledgeable in Automated Testing, TDD and BDD
·         Strong understanding and experience working with Object Repository and Database concepts
·         Experience working with framework based automation environment with TestNG, Junit etc.
·         Experience working with Mobile application automation on both iOS or Android platform.
·         Strong background in functional testing and software quality best practices with the ability to design and develop comprehensive automated test strategy, test cases, and test scripts.
·         Strong background in reviewing business and functional requirements in order to produce a test strategy and test cases.
·         Strong understanding of basic SQL queries and GUI design standards, especially as they relate to test automation object recognition
·         Proficiency with programming and/or scripting and in depth understanding of object oriented design.
·         Knowledge of working with version control such as GIT and CI Tools such as Jenkins
·         Ability to:
o   Work effectively in a group development environment
o   Take initiative; be a self-starter
o   Manage time efficiently
o   Listen attentively and be able to grasp basic technical information
·         English Language Competency and effective communication skills
o   Can clearly and concisely communicate in English so that persons you work with understand you clearly, particularly in technical conversations
 
 
 
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