Recruiter: Safaricom Kenya , Nairobi | Contract Type: Permanent | Salary range: Confidential

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Lead SDET - Channels & Core IT

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject.
  • Must have ISTQB Certification (Test Manager certification, Advanced test automation certification or performance testing certification)
  • 5 years + experience in software testing in a busy IT environment
  • Strong understanding of the software Testing Life cycle
  • Experience in managing large test teams
  • Ability to effectively manage competing resources and priorities
  • Experience and vast knowledge in Test Driven Development approaches
  • Must have experience in CI/CD tools such as Jenkins/Drone/Travis/GitlabCi
  • Experienced in at least one mainstream programming language (Java, Python, JavaScript) with a bias towards Java
  • Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
  • Experience in Micro services and containerization platforms
  • Experience in Test automation tools and techniques such as Selenium, TestNG, cucumber, Appium etc.
  • Experience in performance engineering and tools such as JMeter,, HP Load runner
  • Responsible for defining and driving the software quality strategy and roadmap in functional/non-functional and automation within all quality chapters under channels & core IT
  • Responsible for providing direction to the QE engineers and chapters to ensure the activities of the team are aligned with all stakeholders
  • Responsible for setting up quality gates and criteria for all testing activities within channels and core IT and ensuring adherence to these gates
  • Responsible for performing and providing guidance and mentoring on Blackbox & white box testing using best in class procedures and technologies
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the test regression suites for Core IT systems, ensuring over 80% automation to reduce testing man hours and reducing testing times


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