Recruitment by Techsavanna, Nairobi, Kenya


Techsavanna
Position Title: Business Analyst
Role Purpose: The role will be the liaison between business system users and the information technology team in as far as creating automated business solutions is concerned.
The role holder will also be responsible for gathering, detailing and documenting business requirements in a format that is useful to business end users and technical developers, propose ways in which the existing processes and systems can be used or changed to meet new business requirements as well as point out and identify new systems needed to meet business requirements, within the context of a well established Enterprise IT Architecture.
Key Responsibilities
Business Requirements Analysis
·         Carry out full business requirements discovery that includes interviewing relevant stakeholders and end-users.
·         Collect, classify, analyze and document business requirements as per set standards.
·         Create high-level solution designs to meet business requirements by exploiting the functionality available in IT systems already in Safaricom, or by filling missing gaps with appropriate new systems, in accordance with enterprise architecture
·         Collaboratively develop test-driven business requirements and functional specifications with business, technical, and testing team members.
·         Participate in technical/functional evaluation of bids for new systems
·         Ensure sensible consensus is reached for all requirements/specifications and help business, IT, and test leads to have the same mutual understanding thereof.
Business Process Documentation
·         Generate process documentation that clarifies and validates how the organization utilizes business systems to meet business requirements
·         Ensure that IT systems are aligned with Safaricom business processes, and engage business stakeholders in process reviews to ensure:
1.       development costs for new business applications/products are reduced
2.      quick reaction to urgent business needs, and any new regulations
·         Improved user/customer experience and quality assurance
Release Planning and Prioritization
·         Promote proper release planning, guaranteeing adherence to business needs and priorities and as a consequence, contribute to the reduction of development costs in future
·         Follow a prioritization process that is transparent and understandable for all parties involved
·         Keep stakeholders constantly up-to-date on progress
Requirements Testing
·         Verify that requirements are testable and generate testing objectives.
·         Review test cases for accuracy. Validate User Acceptance results conform to requirements
Qualification
·         Degree in computer science, Information Technology or any other related Technical field.
Experience and Skills
·         Business analysis skills
·         Excellent systems analytical and communication (written and verbal) skills along with meeting facilitation skills
·         Logical and physical data modeling, relational databases.
·         Experience in writing formal Use Cases and other UML tools
·         Demonstrated experience producing requirements that support test-driven development.
·         Excellent communication skills: BAs must be able to listen to customers, document requirements quickly & accurately, and review written materials for accuracy. Must also be
·         able to communicate specifications to person’s at all technical levels.
·         Expertise in enterprise architecture.
·         3+ years experience as a systems developer/business analyst in a busy IT development environment, 2 years of which must include experience in systems analysis.
·         Communication and interpersonal skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Decision making skills
·         Desire to continually learn new skills

Role title: Quality Analyst – Functional Testing Engineer
Role Description:Reporting to the QA- Functional Testing Lead,the position holder will execute Software functional testing and ensure solutions delivered to the customers meet the desired user specifications; ensuring all bugs are identified and resolved before product launch leading to zero revenue losses and customer impact.
He / he is responsible for executing the test strategy; plan, monitor and control the testing activities related to User Acceptance testing, with an emphasis on validating solution / product readiness for production.
Role purpose:
·         Accountable for end to end user acceptance testing, end to end reporting & analysis on test progress, testing process and tracking of bugs to resolutions and stakeholder management, ensuring product testing is executed within the planned timelines
·         Adopt creativity to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency through adoption of fit for future technologies.
·         Responsible for end to end management of large test teams and ensuring the testers execute within planned timelines and scope for the projects
·         Accountable for implementation and management of fully functional test environments for all IT systems ensuring stability of all test environments including subsequent upgrades and modernizations on these environments
·         Accountable for administration and maintaining tools for test management (ALM); ensuring proper use of all test tools
·         Define suitable metrics for measuring test progress and evaluation of the quality of the testing process and products
·         Accountable for setting up quality gates and ensuring that a product is comprehensively checked and passed through all the gates before acceptance testing
·         Accountability in test data management including building of tools to manage the test resources and build a process around the management of test resources
·         Accountable for validation of quality of all releases and fully accountable for product readiness to production
·         Undertake programs to increase the quality of delivery and ensure zero major defects escape into production
Role Requirement and experience
·         Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject
·         2 years + experience in software testing in a busy IT environment
·         Strong understanding of the software Testing Life cycle (STLC)
·         Experience in managing large test teams
·         Ability to effectively manage competing resources and priorities
·         Knowledge of Acceptance Test Driven Development
·         Experience in functional testing and use of test management tools (Micro-Focus ALM)
·         Experience in test design techniques (black box and white box)
·         Experience with report generation and analysis of testing results
·         Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
·         ISTQB Certification is a plus

Role title: Quality Analyst – Non-Functional Testing Engineer
Role Description:Reporting to the Manager – Non-Functional Testing, the position holder will execute the strategy and frameworks in Software non-functional testing and ensure solutions delivered to the customers meet the required standards for quality.
He/ she is responsible for ensuring that products delivered to production are stable and security-proof.
Role purpose:
·         Test planning, design, execution of non-functional testing (performance, load, stress, security, usability testing), result analysis and reporting.
·         Adopt creativity to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency through adoption of fit for future technologies.
·         Execute non functional testing within the planned schedules to ensure ontime delivery of products
·         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
·         Responsible for implementation and management of fully functional test environments ensuring stability of all test environments including subsequent upgrades and modernizations on these environments
·         Accountable maintenance of tools for non-functional testing (load and performance, security, usability etc)
·         E2E Accountability for GDR testing and ensuring working BCP plans are in place for all solutions
·         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.
·         Review uncovered application bottlenecks and facilitate resolution with development, Infrastructure, DBA and security teams to ensure no defects in regards to quality attributes escape to production.
Role Requirement and experience
·         Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject
·         2 years + experience in software design, development or non-functional testing in a busy IT environment
·         Experience in at least one programming language
·         Experience in use of performance and other non-functional testing automated tools – Load runner, J-meter, HP fortify etc
·         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
·         Experience with metric gathering, report generation and analysis of testing results
·         Ability to show creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
·         Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
·         Motivated self-starter, with a high capacity for rapid learning and meticulous attention to detail
·         ISTQB Certification is a plus

Role title: Quality Analyst – Test Automation Engineer
Role Description:Reporting to the Manager – Testing Automation,the position holder will lead the implementation and execution of software automation strategy and frameworks and ensure efficiencies are realized in the software testing lifecycle (reduce software testing time by 50%)shortening the software development cycles and hence reducing time to market for products.
He / she is responsible for executing test automation program specifically on System integration testing, functional and regression testing, with an emphasis on using open source tools for automation, and subsequent integration to continuous integration tools
Role purpose:
·         Implement software automation frameworks
·         Drive transformations in testing through automation to achieve higher levels of efficiency and reduce software testing by 50%
·         Lead programs to increase the quality of delivery and ensure zero major defects escape into production ensuring zero impact on customers on launch of products
·         Accountable for setting up and maintaining tools for test automation
·         Responsible for stability of all test environments including proper controls implemented
·         Responsible for designing, running and reporting on automated test suites (Unit tests, SITs, Functional and Regression Testing – including all APIs) and tracking all bugs to resolution
·         Contribute to continuous integration and continuous deployment – test automation test suites integration to the CI/CD pipeline
·         Responsible for integration of test execution tools to test management tools and project management tools (ALM, JIRA etc)
·         Define suitable metrics for measuring automated test progress and evaluation of the quality of the testing process and products
·         Run automated test suites, analyze reports and share this with all stake holders
·         Identify all software bugs and work with the developers and other stakeholders to close all the defects within stipulated timelines
Role Requirement and Experience
·         Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject
·         2 years + experience in software design, development or Testing Automation in a busy IT environment
·         Experience in test automation using open source tools – Katalon Studio, Selenium, Appium
·         Excellent software development skills coupled with programming experience in Python, Perl, Shell and Java, groovy etc
·         Hands-on QA experience with proven analytical and testing skills – Experience developing test strategies, test plans, test scenarios and test cases
·         Knowledge of automated testing frameworks
·         Experience of Test driven Development approaches
·         Experience in Unix/Linux Operating System
·         Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
·         Motivated self-starter, with a high capacity for rapid learning and meticulous attention to detail
·         Experience with CICD automation tools such as Jenkins
·         ISTQB Certification is a plus
How to Apply
Send CVS to info@techsavanna.technology

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