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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

QA/QC Engineer Job at awamo - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
QA/QC Engineer

Jobs at:
awamo Uganda Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Monday 11th December 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
The job ensures the quality and reliability of the company’s products through participation in each stage of a product’s life cycle, from design throughout development to packaging.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Economics, business, computer science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or any other related field – equivalent work experience will be considered as well.
Work experience

  • Min. 3 years working experience
  • Proven work experience using financial systems.
  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with both white box and black box testing is a plus
  • Experience with automated testing tools is a plus

  • Fast thinker/solution oriented
  • Ability to work with remote teams
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills & structured approach to work
  • Highly organized and extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Persistent and very patient
  • Ability to juggle multiple products simultaneously
  • Willingness to work long or irregular hours

Team structure

Direct Supervisor

  • CTO
Direct Subordinates

  • n/a
Work hand in hand with

  • CPO
  • Web Developer
  • Backend Developer
  • Android Developer
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Business Analyst
Responsibilities & duties

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. Business Analysts, developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
Key Performance Indicators

  • Active Defects
  • Authored Tests
  • Automated Tests
  • Covered Requirements
  • Defects Fixed Per Day
  • Passed Requirements
  • Passed Tests
  • Rejected Defects
  • Reviewed Requirements
  • Severe Defects
Job application procedure
Candidates meeting the required qualifications should send their applications, academic documents and resumes (soft copy only) to