Ethiopian Commodity Exchange Specialist-IT Quality Assurance and Testing Jobs in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Commodity Exchange Specialist-IT Quality Assurance and Testing Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 216942

Category: Information Technology
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement No. 04 – 2019/20

(External Only)

The vision of ECX is to become a leading and dynamic Exchange in Africa. ECX has a mission to provide a modern, efficient, transparent and reliable market platform to serve the national development goals through adaptation of technology, excellence in innovation and with integrity.

ECX is a unique partnership of market actors, Members of the Exchange, and its main, and efficiency to the market. ECX would like to recruit motivated and qualified applicants promoter, the Government of Ethiopia.

ECX represents the future of Ethiopia, bringing integrity, security and efficiency to the market. ECX would like to recruit motivated and qualified applicants for the following positions.

Position:- Specialist-IT Quality Assurance and Testing

Job Grade: - 7

Duty Station: - Addis Ababa - Head Office

Availability: - As Soon As Possible

Job Purpose: - The purpose of this job is to design, develop, execute, and maintain test plans, testing cases and methodologies that ensure exhaustive testing of all business and corporate applications.

Summary of Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executes test cases as per the test plan.
    Manages defects, generate reports, define testing strategy and communicate and document test results.
  • Acts as a bridge between the business and development team during functional and non-functional requirements gathering and final acceptance of software by the department;
  • Plans and executes script-driven automatic and manual testing for regression and all other kinds of testing.
  • Provides technical expertise on specific products, operating systems and specialized environments.
  • Recommends program improvements or corrections
    to application developer.
  • Identifies coding and development issues enter them into the defect tracking system and resolve the issue with application developer.
  • Provides reports, recommending alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in existing and in-progress IT systems and other related duties as assigned.
  • performs Team Foundation server configuration and deployment of application software
  • Liaises with other IT teams to ensure timely resolution of complex software quality assurance issues;
  • Conducts periodic user satisfaction survey to continuously improve service;
  • Stays updated with latest technology and implement innovative solutions;
  • Produces weekly progress report;
  • Develops and maintains overall project plan for responsible areas;
  • Develops technical standards, templates and guidelines;
  • Works with business users to meet or exceed software quality assurance needs;
  • Proactively communicates progress, issues and risks on team’s tasks;
  • Assesses need for new software quality assurance equipment, produce specifications and monitor use;
  • Serves as mentor and coach to other team members.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualification and Experience

  • MSc/BSc, Electrical/Electronics, Computer Science, Information Technology, and related fields.

  • 2/4 years of software development experience preferably in software quality assurance and testing experience

    How to Apply

    To apply:

    All interested and qualified applicants may send a cover/application letter and updated CV with relevant important documents via: or on, or in hard copy by post with position marked on the envelope: Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, P.O. Box 17341, Addis Ababa on or before August 09, 2019.

    Please Make Sure You State the Position You Are Applying for on the Subject of Your Email.


    ECX is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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