Arifu Test Automation Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Arifu Test Automation Engineer Jobs in Kenya

The Opportunity

  • Arifu, an ed-tech company, is looking for a detail-oriented Test Automation Engineer to help in scaling Arifu to realize our bold vision of placing a smart personal learning assistant in the hands of those with the greatest need for information and opportunity globally. This is a full-time remote position.

    Job Summary

    The Test Automation Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Experienced Quality Assurance Engineer with the ability to build automation frameworks, create test strategy, test plans, and identification of regression impact in areas of a complex fixed income asset management platform.

  • Produce & manage level test plans, estimate effort and resource test plans.

  • Monitor changes to scope during the development cycle and re-evaluate plans and resources accordingly.

  • Manage expectations of when testing activities will be complete mitigating risks to key milestones.

  • Liaise with the relevant departments to ensure key infrastructure environments, interfaces & access is set-up to enable all required testing activities.

  • Build test scripts from various sources including functional specifications, technical specifications and sessions with developers and designers.

  • Select and develop appropriate test automation tools, applying the latest techniques in test automation; e.g., data-driven testing.

  • Use risk-driven techniques to develop, maintain, and execute automated test suites for various Software Cafeteria products; i.e., perform automated dynamic testing.

  • Execute automated tests, and validate the results.

  • Work with the Development team to capture and reuse automated Unit Test Cases, Test Stubs and Drivers, and other Development test objects.

  • Work with the Development team to create and maintain an automated nightly build verification “smoke” test.

  • Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test objects developed and test environments used.

  • Creation and implementation of cloud-based solutions such as SaaS and PaaS.

  • To facilitate in-house performance testing ensuring that all key infrastructure, data requirements are met as well as establishing the best tools for the job.

  • Identify key components of the system that are suitable for automation and implement an approach to deliver benefits through automation.

    Results tracking and reporting.

  • Monitor defects raised by the team and challenge their prioritisation supporting the resolution.

  • Create, maintain and manage test-related documentation.

  • Stay abreast of new technologies in the field and provide recommendations to Arifu’s management on new solutions.


  • A desire to impact lives, the ability to make a long term commitment to your
    team and the product, and exceptional problem-solving abilities are all essential prerequisites on the Arifu team. For this role, we’re also looking for someone
    with the following:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience with automation tools, preferably Selenium.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline.

  • ISTQB certified.

  • Solid background in testing throughout the SDLC.

  • 3+ years experience in:

  • manual testing & automated testing at levels of unit & system covering both functional & non-functional

  • types of tests.

  • testing Web Services, APIs, server-side components, and cloud applications using REST.
    strong SQL skills and be able to confidently test batch processes and use SQL to validate test results.

  • test-driven development.

  • one or more of the following: LoadRunner, HP ALM, Rational Robot, JMeter, Katalon, JUnit, Webdriver, TestNG, Bamboo, TeamCity, Jenkins, JMeter, LoadRunner, QTP, WinRunner, SilkTest etc.

  • Experience with and understanding of OO concepts and programming languages such as Java, Springboot, XML, C++, C#, Python.

  • Knowledge and experience with Cloud methodologies like PaaS and SaaS; orchestration systems such as Chef; Azure IaaS servers; PowerShell scripting; and, Splunk and AppD.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage design issues with solutions delivered in to test to ensure delivery of software meets requirements within set deadlines.

  • Able to work with little or no documentation and develop an understanding of the solution in order to sufficiently test the solution is fit for purpose.

  • Strong technical skills are essential as the candidate will be required to learn and understand new applications and testing tools as they are introduced throughout the testing cycle.

  • Strong communication skills and project management abilities in order to successfully oversee Arifu’s information technology business initiatives.

  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously.

  • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated and willing to upskill the rest of the team.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Arifu Test Automation Engineer Jobs in Kenya

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