Major Activities of the Job
(i) Prepare test cases and plans for testing business applications;
(ii) Review and execute test plans for different phases of product life cycle;
(iii) Participate in product design and specification process;
(iv) Critically evaluate the results of testing processes to provide timely and accurate defect descriptions;
(v) Act as a key member of an agile team as the quality assurance representative;
(vi) Develop and execute automated test cases with an understanding as to the results driven by said tests;
(vii) Where applicable, execute manual test cases to verify software behaviour based on product requirements and functional specifications;
(viii) Interact with developers and other analysts to understand product requirements
(ix) Prepare and store data required for testing. Understanding of data-driven tests
(x) Develop and maintain regression tests and functions libraries
(xi) Record defects and track from entry to resolution
(xii) Develop and maintain testing documentation with test case descriptions, expected and actual specifications and results
(xiii) Assess application quality and release readiness prior to implementation;
(xiv) Coordinate all testing tasks and communicate effectively to get the tasks completed on time;
(xv) Investigate and facilitate implementation of new tools and technology for the quality assurance team; and
(xvi) Create product life cycle metrics to measure and track all aspects of product quality.
Minimum Job Requirements
(i) Advanced Diploma or Degree in Computer science, Information and Communications Technology or Software Engineering or Systems Engineering or Electronics Engineering or its equivalent.
(ii) Skills in Java or NET tools plus hands on experience with all testing and configuration Management tools is compulsory.
(iii) Proficiency in windows, Linux and browsers like IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and understanding of databases such as SQL, Oracle, and MySQL will be an added advantage.
Three (3) years of relevant working experience
(i) Leadership and Team Building.
(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change
(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability
(iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making.
Applicants MUST be ready to work anywhere in the United Republic of Tanzania.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.
The application should be submitted online by 16th March, 2015 Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.
COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM
All applicants are required to properly fill in the application form provided in the system. Please be informed that shortlisting is a machinery process done through the Human resources Information System. Failure to fill in all the fields properly may lead to disqualification.
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