Kimetrica Software Quality Assurance and Testing Officer Job in Kenya

Software quality assurance and testing officer

Kimetrica is a fast growing technology company headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya with offices in the US.
We specialize in developing bespoke and off-the-shelf software solutions that help governments, nongovernmental organizations and international donors and agencies manage complex development and humanitarian programs. 

Most of our software is online and Kimetrica invests heavily in research and development of new software features
Kimetrica is seeking a dynamic individual to take up the role of a software quality assurance and testing officer within its software development service. 

The quality assurance and testing officer will report to the software services user experience team leader and will be responsible for ensuring the highest quality standards of all Kimetrica software products and features.
Key Tasks

  1. Testing software components and features (for reliability and efficiency) and recording system bugs for the development team to address.
  2. Recording and tracking the resolution of comments on software features and functionality by the management team and external users.
  3. Follow up on pending comments and reported bugs on the system with the development team.
  4. Preparation of software quality test plans and project related test deliverables to test each software component and demonstrate practical user test cases and expected results.
  5. Planning, scheduling and executing tests to validate functionality of new features.
  6. Developing software security testing procedures and reviewing security mechanisms in place.
  7. Ensure that interfaces are of the highest attainable visual standards.
  8. Ensure that software help and guidance reflects the latest versions of the software features and functionality
  9. Ensuring that the labelling of all software meets Kimetrica language and style standards.

Required qualifications

  • A degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, IT or close equivalent
  • Basic experience with bug tracking systems and familiarity with software development lifecycles
  • Organized and detail oriented thought process.
  • Excellent English skills

Desirable qualifications, skills and abilities

  • 2 years or more experience in testing and/or software development and software quality assurance.
  • Experience in developing testing methodologies and test plans.
  • Ability to analyze data and interpret the results.

Terms and Conditions

  • Flexible working conditions (ability to work from home or online).
  • Competitive salary commensurate with potential, experience and earnings history
  • Health insurance package
  • Probationary contract of 3 months.
  • Career development opportunities

To apply
Send an email and attach recent CV to 

The covering email should include:

  • The heading of “Application for software quality assurance and testing officer position”
  • A cover letter or a 200 word explanation of why you are suited for the position
  • Names and email addresses of three referees
  • An indication of your availability (earliest date on which you would be available to start)
  • Please do not attach certificates or any other documents (other than your CV) to your message.

Applications should be submitted by 10 AM GMT on Friday, 2nd November, 2012.

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Updated: October 19, 2012 — 2:31 pm