12 Aug 2018

Safaricom Job Vacancy : Non – Functional Testing Lead

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

Brief Posting Description

Reporting to Senior Manager – Quality Assurance, the position holder will build and manage a non-functional testing team and lead the development and implementation of strategy and frameworks in Software non-functional testing and ensure solutions delivered to the customers meet the required standards for quality.

Non – Functional Testing Lead Job Responsibilities

  • Develop software quality strategy and frameworks in non-functional testing and lead in execution
  • Accountable for building and leading the full non-functional testing team
  • Drive digital transformation in functional testing to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency
  • Collaborate closely with business and project management teams in creating schedules and manage the non-functional testing teams
  • Provide direction for the non-functional testing team, ensuring that activities of the team are aligned with other stakeholders
  • Accountable for managing CAPEX and OPEX budgets for testing environments for all systems and non-functional testing tools
  • Responsible for implementation and management of  fully functional test environments ensuring stability of all test environments
  • End to end Accountability for disaster recovery testing and ensuring working Business Continuity Planning is in place for all solutions and guarantee stability of systems
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring and implementing controls in non fuctional testing activities
  • Define suitable metrics for measuring nonfunctional test progress and evaluation of the quality of the testing process and products
  • Lead programs to measure, analyze, monitor, manage, and optimize performance and scalability of our current applications and systems.
  • Responsible for reviewing, reporting and making data driven decisions around performance issues or bottlenecks.
  • Evaluate, review and if appropriate, implement recommendations for improvements to existing Test Life Cycle procedures in regards to non-functional testing and documentation

Requirements for the Non – Functional Testing Lead Job

  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject. ISTQB Certification is an added advantage
  • 5 years + experience in software design, development or non-functional testing in a busy IT environment
  • Must have experience in at least one programming language Java, Python, groovy etc
  • Experience in use of performance and other non-functional testing automated tools
  • Hands-on QA experience with proven analytical and testing skills – Experience in developing test strategies, test plans, test scenarios and test cases
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks
  • Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
  • Motivated self-starter, with a high capacity for rapid learning and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills

How to Apply

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