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  • Posted: Jun 4, 2024
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    JUMIA is an e-commerce startup with an aim to mimic Amazon’s success by delivering a wide range of items, from toys to generators across the African continent. Shortly after the startup of the business in Nigeria, JUMIA launched warehouses in four other growing countries which include: Egypt, Morocco, Kenya and Cote d'Ivoire.
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    Senior Quality Assurance Engineer


    • Contribution to Test Plans:
      • Implement tests from design stage to the execution (eg: Functional, Performance, Load and Stress) and evaluate the results and document the deviations from expected results
      • Analyze, review and assess user requirements, specifications and testability models
      • Create Test Case specifications (enrich test cases provided) based on ticket descriptions, acceptance criteria and business/tech KPIs
      • Prepare and acquire test data
    • Prepare test environments (at application/data level), configure and execute test tool and Continuous Integration tools (ex: Cucumber, Selenium, JMeter, Jenkins, Hiptest) troubleshooting issues detected through automation and manual testing while evaluating the results and document the deviations from expected results
    • Use test frameworks (for Mobile apps, Mobile theme and Desktop)
    • Automate tools and procedures (for QA layers) such Static and Dynamic Analysis
    • Organize responsibilities and tasks to ensure the successful completion of work or projects, identifying potential obstacles and finding ways to address them sharing actively experience, knowledge and solutions with team
    • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity having due regard to equality issues in all decision-making
    • Working with product owners, developers and team leader to define acceptance criteria, identify risks, and plan test coverage for upcoming features

    What we are looking for:

    • Knowledge in Gherkin syntax
    • Familiar with Quality Processes and Agile Methodologies using industry standards of software QA tools, as HipTest
    • Experience in Web Software and Mobile Applications (native) on product assurance tasks/processes
    • Knowledge about Software development life-cycle and test processes/flows
    • Experienced with testing tools like: Cucumber; Static/Dynamic Analysis tools and JMeter
    • Knowledge of CI/CD tools (Jenkins) and source control systems (GIT)
    • Familiar with technologies such as: Java, Ruby and Javascript
    • Solution oriented and proactive attitude with constant sense of organisation and attention to detail
    • Proficiency in English
    • ISTQB Foundation (strongly preferred)

    Academic & trades qualifications

    • Academic background in IT or equivalent (is a plus)
    • Proficiency in English
    • ISTQB Foundation (strongly preferred)
    • 5yrs and above years of experience (is a plus)

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    Director of Engineering

    What you will be doing:

    • Lead and manage the engineering team, providing strategic direction, guidance, and mentorship to drive technical excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
    • Develop and execute the engineering strategy and roadmap, aligning it with business goals, market trends, and customer needs.
    • Collaborate with product management, design, and other stakeholders to define technical requirements, prioritize initiatives, plan and drive the successful delivery of products and solutions.
    • Oversee the design, development, and deployment of software applications, ensuring they meet quality, scalability, security, and performance standards.
    • Establish and maintain engineering best practices, processes, and methodologies to ensure consistency, efficiency, and quality in software development and delivery.
    • Foster a culture of innovation, continuous improvement, and learning within the engineering team, empowering individuals to take ownership of their work and contribute to the success of the organization.
    • Manage engineering resources, budgets, and timelines, optimizing resource allocation and ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
    • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies, tools, and trends in software development, and make recommendations for technology adoption, investment, and innovation.
    • Lead by example, embodying Jumia's values and principles, and inspire others to uphold the highest standards of integrity, innovation, and excellence.

    What we are looking for:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; Master's degree or MBA preferred.
    • 14+ years of experience in software engineering roles, with 6+ years of experience in engineering leadership or management roles.
    • Deep technical expertise in software development, architecture, and engineering principles, with hands-on experience in developing and deploying complex software solutions.
    • Ability to collaborate between multiple teams to effectively plan initiatives, identify and mitigate risks and blockers, and deliver high quality solutions for all applications owned
    • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire, motivate, differentiate and develop high-performing teams and foster a culture of innovation and collaboration.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and complex ideas to diverse audiences and stakeholders.
    • Strategic thinking and business acumen, with the ability to understand market dynamics, customer needs, and competitive landscape, and translate them into actionable engineering strategies and initiatives.
    • Proven ability to drive results, execute on strategic initiatives, and deliver business impact in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Passion for technology, innovation, and continuous learning, with a commitment to driving technical excellence and delivering high-quality software products and solutions.
    • Full professional English proficiency

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    Frontend Software Engineer

    What you will be doing

    Be part of an agile team that develops smart logistics solutions on a service-oriented architecture using state-of-the-art technologies

    In particular, you will:

    • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team (Backend developers, DevOps, QA engineers, Product Owners) oriented to continuous delivery
    • Work across the entire product life cycle: concept, design, development, deployment, testing, release, support
    • Construct and verify (unit test) software components to meet design specifications
    • Take ownership for your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues in code reviews
    • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
    • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems

    What we are looking for

    • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
    • Write and test interactive, clean, secure and efficient solutions
    • Help maintain a high-level quality code by reviewing your teammates' code
    • Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes
    • Keen to learn new technologies and have ideas about how we can make things better
    • Being passionate, self-driven and working with little supervision towards a common team or company purpose
    • Excellent communication skills and being able to work independently or in a full team
    • A professional with 1+ years of frontend web experience
    • Proficient with at least one widely adopted single page application (SPA) architecture
    • Vanilla Javascript and modern frameworks and platforms such as AngularJS, Ember, ReactJS, VueJS and/or Node.js
    • Know module bundlers and task runners such as Webpack, Parcel, Rollup, Browserify, Grunt or Gulp
    • Semantic documents using HTML
    • Developing great user interfaces
    • Creating a testable code and make testing a priority
    • Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
    • Passionate for coaching other engineers and building a strong team culture

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