Safaricom Non-Functional – Quality Assurance Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Non-Functional – Quality Assurance Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Manager – Non-Functional Testing, the position holder will execute the strategy and frameworks in Software non-functional testing and ensure solutions delivered to the customers meet the required standards for quality.

He/ she is responsible for ensuring that products delivered to production are stable and security-proof to guarantee availability.


  • Test planning, design, execution of non-functional testing (performance, load, stress, usability testing), result analysis and reporting.
  • Adopt creativity to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency through adoption of fit for future technologies.
  • Execute non functional testing within the planned schedules to ensure ontime delivery of products
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring and implementing controls in non fuctional testing activities
  • Define suitable metrics for measuring nonfunctional test progress and evaluation of the quality of the testing process and products
  • Responsible for implementation and management of fully functional test environments ensuring stability of all test environments including subsequent upgrades and modernizations on these environments
  • Accountable for maintenance of tools for non-functional testing (load and performance, security, usability etc)
  • E2E Accountability for GDR testing and ensuring working business continuity plans are in place for all solutions
  • Lead programs to measure, analyze, monitor, manage, and optimize performance and scalability of our current applications and systems.
  • Responsible for reviewing, reporting and making data driven decisions around performance issues or bottlenecks.
  • Review uncovered application bottlenecks and facilitate resolution with development, Infrastructure and security teams to ensure no defects
    in regards to quality attributes escape to production


  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject
  • 3 years + experience in software design, development or non-functional testing in a busy IT environment
  • Experience in at least one programming language
  • Experience in use of performance and other non-functional testing automated tools – Load runner, J-meter etc
  • Hands-on QA experience with proven analytical and testing skills – Experience in developing test strategies, test plans, test scenarios and test cases
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks
  • Experience with metric gathering, report generation and analysis of testing results
  • Ability to show creativity and initiative to improve solution test coverage and effectiveness
  • Strong risk identification, assessment and mitigation planning skills
  • Motivated self-starter, with a high capacity for rapid learning and meticulous attention to detail
  • ISTQB Certification is a plus

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 8th December, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Non-Functional – Quality Assurance Jobs in Kenya

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