• Quality Lead Job at Jumo World

  • Posted on: 5 January, 2017 Deadline: 22 January, 2017
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    JUMO is a platform that provides transaction and predictive technology for Mobile Network Operators and Banks.
     

    Quality Lead

     

    Description of the Role

    Jumo is seeking a passionate, experienced Quality Lead to provide leadership on product quality for a highly talented product development organization as they solve a challenging set of problems to bring financial inclusion to under-served consumers throughout Africa. With more than 150M consumers having access to Jumo’s services and the prospect of 10x growth in front of it, Jumo needs a seasoned Quality Lead for a team of 50+ incredibly talented software engineers, product managers and operations engineers. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to help build a high volume, highly reliable platform while demonstrating leadership in a fast growing, dynamic organization

    Key Responsibilities

    • Drive quality as a mindset throughout the entire product development lifecycle
    • Define quality standards, testing practices, tools, metrics and environments
    • Collaborate and influence peers and management across product management, engineering and channel management teams
    • Be a thought leader able to make bold changes, generate new ideas and able to make good ROI decisions in support of Jumo’s business strategy
    • Attract, develop and lead great talent
    • Be a servant leader acting in the best interests of Jumo and the team
    • Represent quality in cross-organizational forums regarding technical, product and incident topics.
    • Work with teams in an Agile development environment
    • Make Jumo a destination for world class engineering talent

    Skills and Competencies

    • 6+ years of experience in software development with 3 years in a leadership position
    • 5+ years in an Agile development environment
    • Experience working in Amazon Web Service environments (EC2, Elastic Beanstalk) is highly desirable
    • Understanding of basic financial concepts is desirable
    • Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline
    • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to lead cross organizational initiatives in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment. Must be able to lead through uncertainty
    • Strong knowledge of testing tools, techniques and appropriate metrics
    • Strong ability to push quality as a mindset on all participants in the product development process
    • Ability to adapt to changing business priorities and to thrive under pressure
    • Hands on experience with enterprise class software running significant transactional volumes
    • Strong communication skills

     

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jumo World career website on jumo.erecruit.co.za to apply

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