QA Team Lead - Engineering

We are passionate technologists who believe in making a difference to the lives of those living in emerging markets. We aim to change the landscape of finance and remittance.

Our technical team is a group of skilled self-reliant engineers that have the ability to work together to solve complex problems and provide simple solutions for our customers. We are looking for a QA Automation Engineer to join our rapidly growing team in one of our offices.

Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision, guidance and day to day oversight to the QA Automation team
  • Coordinate the automation tasks in Jira within the team, including code management using Git
  • Provide support, guidance and training in automation
  • Establish best practices for automation, maintain high code quality and drive processes to enable smooth and efficient automation
  • Conduct research, suggest solutions to help progress our testing infrastructure
  • Identify testing requirements for development workloads
  • Testing software to identify defects and help troubleshoot issues
  • Produce and execute test plans, scripts, cases, acceptance criteria and scenarios
  • Ensure high quality and accuracy is maintained throughout the development lifecycle
  • Identify the opportunities for automated testing and implementing tests applicably for user testing, end-to-end integration testing and unit testing

Requirements

Required

  • Significant experience in a similar role
  • Experience with programming languages like Javascript or Ruby
  • Experience with technical testing frameworks such as Selenium and Cucumber, and tools like Postman
  • Extensive experience developing and implementing both UI and API test automations
  • Experience with QA processes (bug tracking/reporting, documentation, black box testing, security testing, non-functional testing, etc)
  • Interest in performing manual and automated testing
  • The ingenuity to think of new ways to test and break the product
  • A strong and flexible work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Striving to learn new skills

Desired

  • Working knowledge of both Javascript and Ruby
  • Good knowledge of source control using Git
  • Good knowledge of cloud providers, especially AWS.
  • Familiarity with container frameworks, especially Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with implementing test automation in Travis CI and AWS CodePipeline
  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology, specifically Scrum
  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration
  • Good knowledge of databases systems, especially PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with deploying and managing applications on the cloud

Benefits

  • Competitive salary.
  • Global / regional network / exposure in FinTech / Blockchain industry.
  • One of the hottest, fastest scaling startups in Africa.
  • Casual work environment.
  • Great work-life balance.
  • We value autonomy.
  • Opportunity for growth for all our employees.
  • …and more!
AZA
https://www.azafinance.com/
London, Lagos or Nairobi, GB