July 9, 2021


Responsible for initially identifying and subsequently defining the required tests, monitoring the test coverage and evaluating the overall quality experienced when testing the Target Test Items. The role involves gathering of requirements, generation of test scripts and test plans, integration with software components and feedback to both the test process and the other teams.

Job Description

Job Title: Analyst, IT Testing 

Key Tasks:

Responsible for testing software applications, systems products and services whiles evaluating and validating IT initiatives and identifying issues in applications, systems and products.

  • Document test cases
  • Perform and document risk analysis
  • Record test progress and results
  • Code automated tests
  • Create test plans
  • Develop standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness
  • Discover bugs within software
  • Drive innovation and streamline overall testing processes
  • Identify, isolate, and track bugs throughout testing
  • Identify any potential problems that users might encounter
  • Perform manual and automated testing
  • Research and analyse product features being tested
  • Research new tools, technologies, and testing processes
  • Review user interfaces for consistency and functionality.

Responsibility towards 

Line Manager – Snr. Specialist, IT Quality Assurance & Release Management

  • Direct Reports – N/A
  • Matrix Reports – None
  • Key Customers – SM, IT Quality Assurance, Performance & Partner Management, Consumer Units, IT Division,
  • Key Supplier – PSCOM, IS MANCOM, CEX Steerco, MSO, Third-Party
  • Relations etc. – Third-Party, Consultants, Customers, Vendors and Suppliers

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electronic Engineering, or a relevant Engineering or Technical qualification

At least 3 years work experience covering similar functions in multinational telecommunication or other similar organizations, 2 years of which must have been in GSM telecommunication.

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QA certification (CSQA),

Testing Engineer certification (CSTE),

ITIL

CMMI certification or equivalent preferred

Must be willing to obtain certification if not already certified

Competencies

Knowledge:

  • Project Management
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CD/CI) pipelines
  • Working with DevOps and Agile methodologies
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • Knowledge of telecommunications industry
  • Applications, Infrastructure, Systems Architecture
  • Knowledge of various QA / Testing tools

Skills / physical competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving and analytics skills
  • Reasoning and logic skills
  • Strong time management

Behavioural qualities:

  • Team Player
  • Decisive
  • Confident
  • Independent
  • Self-motivated

This position is for a 6 month contract to be extended based on performance.

About the author 

Parkerchuks

Parker Chuks is an experienced Career Specialist, Content Developer, and Progrmme Analyst. Driven by the latest IT innovations, he takes pride in identifying vocational and career opportunities for qualified job-searchers using a variety of assessments possible.

As a Career Specialist, his goals include matching job applicants to a specific job that suits their talents, Conduct assessments and evaluate test results to guide employers, and Creating a database of existing career opportunities.

In addition to his primary job functions, Parker Chuks has been recognized by top companies in Recruitment Sector for his extraordinary commitment to Workforce.

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