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  • Posted: Mar 3, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 10, 2021
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  • Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
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    Engineer - Functional Testing

    Description

    We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Role Description

    Reporting to the QA- Functional test lead, the position holder will execute Software functional testing and ensure solutions delivered to the customers meet the desired user specifications; ensuring all bugs are identified and resolved before product launch leading to zero revenue losses and customer impact. He / she will also be responsible for executing the test strategy; plan, monitor and control the testing activities, with an emphasis on validating solution / product readiness for production.

    Responsibilities

    • Accountable for end to end system testing and user acceptance testing, end to end reporting & analysis on test progress, testing process and tracking of bugs to resolutions and stakeholder management, ensuring product testing is executed within the planned timelines
    • Adopt creativity to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency through adoption of fit for future technologies.
    • Creatively try to break our applications, via hands-on and scripted testing, before our customer(s) encounter the bugs
    • Implement software testing automation framework
    • Responsible for end to end management of large test teams and ensuring the testers execute within planned timelines and scope for the projects
    • Define suitable metrics for measuring test progress and evaluation of the quality of the testing process and products
    • Accountable for setting up quality gates and ensuring that a product is comprehensively checked and passed through all the gates before acceptance testing
    • Accountability in test data management including building of tools to manage the test resources and build a process around the management of test resources
    • Accountable for validation of quality of all releases and fully accountable for product readiness to production
    • Undertake programs to increase the quality of delivery and ensure zero defect leakage to production

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferably in IT related Field
    • 3 years + experience in software development or Testing Automation in a busy IT environment
    • Strong understanding of the software Testing Life cycle (STLC)
    • Excellent software development skills coupled with programming experience in Java, Python, JavaScript etc
    • Experience of Test-driven Development approaches such as ATDD and BDD
    • Experience in functional/Automation testing and use of test management tools (Micro-Focus ALM/Octane)
    • Experience in Unix/Linux Operating System
    • Experience in test design techniques (black box and white box)
    • Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
    • Solid understanding of enterprise APIs, Mobile and Web application architectures
    • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
    • Strong knowledge of continuous integration and delivery systems (CI/CD) such as Jenkins /drone/CycleCI
    • Experience with at least one test automation tool such as Selenium, Appium, Robot Framework, Pytest
    • ISTQB Certification is a plus

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    Front End Developer

    Description

    We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department 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 Digital Channels Tech Lead, the position holder will be responsible for  building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications and translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. To create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop new user-facing features
    • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
    • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
    • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to backend
    • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
    • Translates business and customer requirements into technology requirements
    • Defines architecture and design of systems and solutions to meet current and future business needs

    Qualifications

    • BSc. Computer Science/Software Engineering/IT.
    • 3 years + experience in software development in a busy IT environment.
    • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
    • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
    • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks.
    • Good understanding of React Js.
    • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
    • Basic knowledge of node js is a plus.
    • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
    • Proficient understanding of version control (Git)

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    Service and Integration Engineer

    Description

    We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department 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 Manager Integration and Service Development, the position holder will be responsible for application development and evolution of existing service applications including integration to related service platforms.

    Application development duties include but not limited to specification, design, development, validation, documentation and evolution of the new and current service applications; performance management; ensuring integrity of the web services; maintenance and fault management.  Other activities include application development for marketing campaign promotions. Duties include specification, design, development and validation of the promotion applications.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Requirement specification – eliciting & analyzing user requirements.
    • Design – application functional designs.
    • Develop – development as per user requirement specification and integration to other service platforms;
    • On a weekly basis report on the KPI of the applications & web services developed;
    • Validation & Verification – oversee the assurance of application functional logic, data processing and error management.
    • Liaise with Support teams, infrastructure team, network administrators, information security to maintain service availability and integrity of the applications.

    Qualifications

    • BSc. Computer Science/Software Engineering/IT.
    • 3 years + experience in software development in a busy IT environment.
    • Experience in Agile Development/software life-cycle development (SDLC).
    • Extensive programming experience using Java, C#, Python, JavaScript etc .
    • Extensive experience with databases – data structures, relational data model, Stored Procedures, PL/SQL development, Nosql Databases, InMemory DBs..
    • Solid understanding of web services/technologies - REST/JSON, WSDL, XML, XSD;
    • Extensive experience in developing and deploying enterprise APIs on these technologies i.e TIBCO/WebLogic/Tomcat/Glassfish/Docker/Kubernetes/Openshift/Azure/AWS.
    • Experience using code versioning & collaboration tools such as Git/SVN
    • Strong knowledge & experience using  (CI/CD) such as Jenkins /drone/CycleCI
    • Experience in Unix/Linux/AIX Operating System and application security technologies (e.g. SSL)

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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