Safaricom QA Operations and Governance Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom QA Operations and Governance Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Brief Description

  • Reporting to the QA- Test Lead, the position holder will be responsible for implementing governance around quality assurance processes, set up quality gates and assessing the maturity of QA organization. He /she will also enforce adherence to QA processes with constant assessment and reporting.

  • He / she will also be accountable for implementation of test environment management strategy and ensure availability of test environments. He / she is also accountable for test resources management and ensuring that these are available within stipulated timelines and SLAs

    Role purpose:

  • Implement and lead quality assurance center of excellence

  • Responsible for defining testing schedules, policies and enforce adherence

  • Adopt creativity to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency through adoption of fit for future technologies.

  • Accountable for implementation and management of fully functional test environments for all IT systems ensuring stability of all test environments including subsequent upgrades and modernizations on these environments.

  • Accountable for administration and maintenance of test management tools (e.g ALM); ensuring proper use of all test tools.

  • Define suitable metrics for measuring the quality of executing QA processes and validation of quality of all releases and reporting.

  • Accountable for setting up quality gates and ensuring that all products & solutions are comprehensively checked and passed
    through all the gates before go-live.

  • Accountability for test resources management including building of tools to manage the test resources and build a process around the management of test resources.

  • Test data management automation and ensure test data availability within stipulated timelines.


  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject.

  • 3 years + experience in quality assurance in a busy IT environment.

  • At least 2 years in system administration or environment provisioning and monitoring.

  • Experience in any programming language e.g. java, python, groovy etc.

  • Strong understanding of maturity models for quality assurance.

  • Experience with analysis and report generation and presentation.

  • Experience with test data management procedures is a plus.

  • ISTQB Certification is a plus.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom QA Operations and Governance Engineer Jobs in Kenya

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