Quality Assurance Analyst - Jumia (Full Time)

About Jumia Cairo Tech Center

Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Cairo Tech Center where tech meets purpose. At Cairo Tech Center you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders in both Portugal and Egypt. You will also be working with state of the art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.

About Jumia

Jumia is the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.

With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribution to Test Plans:
  • Analyze, review and assess user requirements, specifications and testability models;
  • Active participation on test case scenarios review among QA team elements
  • Create Test Case specifications based on ticket descriptions, acceptance criterias and business/tech KPIs
  • Write functional tests in Gherkin syntax
  • Prepare and acquire test data
  • Collaboration with team members on all testing activities
  • Prepare test environments (at all levels, e.g. application/data) and execute test tools (ex: Cucumber, Hiptest) troubleshooting issues detected through automation and manual testing while evaluating the results and document the deviations from expected results
  • Update documentation and generate reports over test results
  • Organise responsibilities and tasks to ensure the successful completion of work or projects, identifying potential obstacles and finding ways to address them sharing actively experience, knowledge and solutions with team
  • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity having due regard to equality issues in all decision-making
  • Working with product owners, developers and team leaders to define acceptance criteria, identify risks, and plan test coverage for upcoming features

Requirements:

  • Knowledge in Gherkin syntax
  • Familiarity with Quality Processes and Agile Methodologies using industry standards of software QA tools, as HipTest
  • Experience in Web Software and Mobile Applications (native) on product assurance tasks/processes
  • Solution oriented and proactive attitude with constant sense of organisation and attention to detail

Additional Skills (not mandatory):

The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out.

  • Knowledge about Software (Web and Native applications) development life-cycle
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools (Jenkins) in user point-of-view
  • Knowledge of Internet protocols, HTML, CSS and use of Dev Tools (Chrome Inspector e.g.)
  • Experience in e-commerce on analytic/planning role

 

Academic & trades qualifications

  • Academic background in IT or equivalent (is a plus)
  • Proficiency in English
  • ISTQB Foundation (strongly preferred)
  • 1 to 2 years of experience (is a plus)

We offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures