QA Engineer

We are looking for a QA Engineer to join our engineering team in Nairobi. As QA Engineer you will plan, estimate, and coordinate testing activities for our Android App - Tala (formerly Mkopo Rahisi). You will also work with developers, customer service agents, and customers directly to ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved.


  • Review requirements specifications and provide timely and meaningful feedback.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Perform thorough regression/smoke tests before code deployments.
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts for our Android app.
  • Run user tests with our customers on the field.
  • Work with customer service, growth, product, and development teams to identify and track bugs.

Ideal Candidates:

  • Have strong computer science background.
  • Have good knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
  • Have solid knowledge of SQL and scripting.
  • Have great communication skills - both written & verbal.
  • Are fast at learning new systems and processes.Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus.Experience with automated testing tools for Android is a plus.
  • Experience with Android Device Farms or similar cloud testing tools is a plus.

Most importantly, you’re a nice person, with a sense of humor. We work pretty hard and we all need to get along. You’re a logical thinker who is also creative. You’re objective and embrace critique. And you’re an experimenter - nothing here is static.

We strongly believe that inclusion fosters innovation and we’re proud to have a diverse team with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We focus on hiring talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Tala

Tala (formerly InVenture) builds mobile products that help creditworthy individuals in emerging markets validate their financial identities and get access to fair credit to advance their businesses and families. Tala is providing choice and control to individuals around the world when it comes to their financial identity.

Tala is backed by Data Collective (DCVC), Lowercase Capital (Chris Sacca), Google Ventures, Collaborative Fund and other leading venture & impact investors. Fast Company ranked InVenture as the World’s Most Innovative Money Company in 2015 and our work has been highlighted by Wired UK, Forbes, the Economist, Vodafone, TED and many others.

Nairobi, KE