Non-Functional Testing Lead

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Website viscarke Viscar Industrial Capacity

Enhancing Performance and Productivity

Our client, a Leading Telecommunications Firm with operations in Africa, seeks to recruit talented, dynamic and result-oriented professionals to fill the above position.

Job Description

The  non-functional testing lead will report to the Senior Manager .The position holder will build and manage a non-functional testing team and lead the development and implementation of strategy and frameworks in Software non-functional testing and ensure solutions delivered to the customers meet the required standards for quality.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop software quality strategy and frameworks in non-functional testing and lead in execution
  • Accountable for building and leading the full non-functional testing team
  • Drive digital transformation in functional testing to achieve higher levels of competency and efficiency
  • Collaborate closely with business and project management teams in creating schedules and manage the non-functional testing teams
  • Provide direction for the non-functional testing team, ensuring that activities of the team are aligned with other stakeholders
  • Accountable for managing CAPEX and OPEX budgets for testing environments for all systems and non-functional testing tools
  • Responsible for implementation and management of  fully functional test environments ensuring stability of all test environments
  • End to end Accountability for disaster recovery testing and ensuring working Business Continuity Planning is in place for all solutions and guarantee stability of systems
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring and implementing controls in non-functional testing activities
  • Define suitable metrics for measuring nonfunctional test progress and evaluation of the quality of the testing process and products
  • 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.
  • Evaluate, review and if appropriate, implement recommendations for improvements to existing Test Life Cycle procedures in regards to non-functional testing and documentation

 

Qualifications

Education and experience

  • Hold a Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject. ISTQB Certification is an added advantage
  • 5  years + experience in software design, development or non-functional testing in a busy IT environment
  • Must have experience in at least one programming language Java, Python, groovy etc.
  • Experience in use of performance and other non-functional testing automated tools
  • Hands-on QA experience with proven analytical and testing skills – Experience in developing test strategies, test plans, test scenarios and test cases

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks

Skills

  • Strong risk identification and mitigation planning skills
  • Motivated self-starter, with a high capacity for rapid learning and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skill

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their CV’s to email below indicating which position you are applying for. Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@viscarcapacity.com