Junior Software QA Engineer


SunCulture develops and commercializes life-changing technologies that solve the biggest daily challenges for the world's 570 million smallholder farmers

About the role

Reporting to DevOps Engineer we seek a fast-learning and dynamic Junior Software QA Engineer junior software engineer in test who will be working in our growing development team leveraging JavaScript and ReactJS. As the Junior Software QA Engineer, you will pick up a wide range of development tasks, both front and back end. We believe in growing you as an individual and we expect you to take on responsibilities with a can-do attitude.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with QA and engineering teams to identify system requirements and design company-wide test strategies.

  • Running API tests using postman whenever required.

  • Conducts planned and ad-hoc performance tests including load, stress, latency and, scalability tests individually or under the guidance of senior engineers for all technical solutions provided within SC and provides written reports.

  • Participate in incident investigations under the guidance of senior engineers.

  • End to end Tests and regression tests on Various Web and mobile applications as assigned.

  • Review test case coverage across all technical solutions on a regular basis and keep it current

  • Work together with senior engineers and other important stakeholders to plan the release and support of high-quality releases

  • Carry out any other duties within the Quality Assurance Section so desired by the DevOps Engineer.

Key Requirements

  • Fluent in English is a must

  • Experience with Git, Postman, Jira, Slack

  • Experience with Mysql and Postgres databases is a plus.

  • Proficiency with manual software testing

  • Proficiency in juggling multiple work streams, complex problems, and agile timelines.

Does this sound like you?

  • 1 year + of experience in delivering web and android-based technologies

  • Within the East African time zone by about 2 hrs on either side

  • Proactive, collaborative, organized, curious, problem solver with a “can-do” attitude

  • Good presentation skills and the ability to gather feedback from leadership-level staff

  • Not afraid to fail and get up again. When you fail you communicate early and with actionable context

  • Exposure to or preference for working in a fast-paced agile environment

About SunCulture

Founded in 2012, SunCulture’s Vision is to build a world where people take control of their environment in rewarding and sustainable ways. SunCulture does this by developing and commercializing life-changing technology that solves the biggest daily challenges for the world’s 570 million smallholder farming households. We are the largest distributor of solar water pumps / solar irrigation for smallholder farmers in Africa and were selected by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2021. Here is a good explainer video recently made by CNBC. Over the last 5 years, the company has grown significantly and now employs 400+ people around the world.

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