Senior Automation Tester Job in Kenya

The Position

Reporting to the QE Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring on quality and on time delivery of test planning and executions activities in the delivery of Quality Assurance (QA) Testing for new or modified applications/systems across multiple platforms. The QE Testing Senior Analyst will be a high-performing individual who is methodical, inquisitive and has a passion for quality. They will partner with their Scrum Team and business colleagues on a journey of continuous learning and improvement to ensure ongoing optimisation of our test automation capability in support of key strategic outcomes for our business.

Working across our IM IT Team to deliver successful QE – Test Automation solutions enabling all methodologies with a focus on SAFe Agile. You will work with individuals from across the world, with both in-person and remote teams.

Main Duties / Responsibilities


Responsible for delivering the QE Automation roadmap for each team.

Build & maintain the automation for critical & complex business applications.

Product understanding and creating test automation for In-sprint & regression testing.

Execute automation scripts and report bugs.

Determine priority for test cases and create effective execution plans with maximum coverage.

Participate in PI & Sprint planning and Agile ceremonies.

Track & report automation progress as per the plan.

Develop skills in new automation tools to improve the automation penetration.

Contribute towards implementation of new ideas & solutions.

Mentor & develop junior resources.

Adheres to the organization’s Quality Engineering best practices and help to drive changes to achieve more efficiency.

Identify & Support Automation and DevOps opportunities; looking at efficiencies in ‘In Sprint’ Automation as well as Regression as we develop our CI/CD pipelines.

Required Skills And Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline and at least two, typically five or more years’ experience in a system quality environment, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

4 – 6 Yrs. experience in QE – Test Automation

3 – 5 Yrs. experience in Selenium/UFT automation tool

Experience in automation of web-based, desktop, mobile and API’s.

Experience of developing custom automation solutions & functions

Experience of doing deep failure analysis to address automation failures.

Knowledge of the Health Insurance Industry

Broad knowledge of the Software Delivery Lifecycle with specific expertise of Software Testing

Proven experience of working within an Agile environment

Broad knowledge of automated testing and modelling tools

Good knowledge of different web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, MS Edge, Chrome

Competent user of Microsoft office applications like Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Comfortable working independently, leading a team or as part of a team.

Demonstrate accuracy and possess a keen eye for detail.

Strong interest in personal development

Desirable Skills And Experience

Codeless automation tools experience

Experience in implementation of CICD pipeline using Jenkins/Azure DevOps

Knowledge on RPA automation tools

Automation experience on mainframe applications

Salesforce & Vlocity Technology experience

JIRA, HP ALM, Azure Dev Ops – Test Plans

React software awareness, experience.

Mobile App, Mobile Browser Testing Experience.

Browserstack, Perfecto experience.

Experience in Python or C# coding.

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