Senior Test Analyst

Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Functional, SIT & UAT Testing of application suite.  New applications, upgrades to existing applications including patches and hotfixes

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

•   Ensuring the correct level of testing is performed in Market thereby allowing the relevant Market to sign-off test exit reports
•    Performing the required level of Functional, SIT and UAT Testing under the direction of the dedicated  Test Manager
•    Testing across multiple projects to ensure transition to live is smooth
•    Testing across multiple environments such as Functional, UAT, OAT, Pre-PROD and PROD based on the defined release process within the project
•    Ensuring through testing that User Stories developed meet all the defined acceptance criteria
•    Ensuring any market specific tests are verified such as local language and currency test checks
•    Ensure the local market business resources are aware of the functionality being delivered and the impact to Business Process is understood and aligned ahead of go-live implementation

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

•   5 Years minimum experience as a Software Tester
•    Strong eye for detail with the ability to now only identify defects but be able to assess root causes by assessing logs
•    Experience of testing across multiple channels USSD, Web, Mobile, APIs
•    Knowledge of defect management tools such as Quality Center, JIRA and X-Ray
•    Experience of working in Agile environments with a strong understand of core Agile Testing principles:  TDD, BDD, CI/CD, Automation and Dev In Test
•    Understanding of Automation Tools such as Selenium
•    Technical knowledge:  SQL, Databases, Reporting Tools for BI, Logging for Defect Assessment
•    Strong communication  and written skills to ensure smooth transition into market and that any defects raised are very clearly definied and understandable so can be resolved quickly and efficiently
•    Desired: Any testers coming from a development background or good coding skills would be of particular interest for cross-functional purposes

Must Have

•   5 or more years of Testing experience across Functional, SIT, UAT Test Phases
•    Desired:  Degree in IT or relevant IT qualification
•    Desired: ISEB Foundation
•    Desired: SAFe Certified