QA Automation Engineer

Company:Tala
Category:IT & Telecommunication
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nairobi

Job details

Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Perform thorough regression/smoke tests before code deployments
  • Design, develop, and execute automated test harnesses around Android application and Backend APIs
  • Write scripts and perform load tests against Backend servers
  • Contribute to continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Work with customer service, product, and development teams to identify and track bugs
  • Review requirements specifications and provide timely and meaningful feedback

Requirements:

  • Experience - 4+ years experience in Software Engineering in Test role, deep knowledge of Automation
  • Detailed oriented - keen eye for details ranging from copy to pixels. Ability to communicate those details to others and translate to specs
  • Team player - enjoy working closely with engineers, product managers, and cross-functional teams
  • Initiative - highly motivated and self-disciplined. You can work independently and be productive
  • Startup ready - Excellent ability to prioritize and communication in a fast pace environment

Preferred Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience working in Agile development process (Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban)
  • Experience building test automation (Java, TestNG, Robolectric, Espresso, Appium, AWS Device Farm, Jenkins, Shell Scripting, Linux, Mac OS)
  • Java - 2+ years writing production Java code
  • Computer Science degree
  • Experience working closely with remote team members in different timezones

About Tala

Tala is the leading mobile technology and data science company committed to financial inclusion globally. More than 1.3 million people have borrowed through Tala’s smartphone app, which provides instant credit scoring, lending, and other personalized financial services in emerging markets. Tala has raised more than $105 million from leading venture and impact investors including Revolution, IVP, Ribbit Capital, Data Collective, and Lowercase Capital. Tala’s global team is headquartered in Santa Monica, with additional offices in Nairobi, Manila, Dar Es Salaam, Mexico City, Mumbai, and Bangalore.

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