QA Automation Engineer


CarePay gives people the power to care by connecting health payers, beneficiaries and healthcare providers through its mobile platform.

Job Background

Do you want to contribute to getting millions of people all over the world access to healthcare? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, international environment where you can truly make a difference? Join our highly skilled team of 190 colleagues at CarePay and have impact from day one!

CarePay is looking to hire Test Automation Engineer for our Nairobi and Amsterdam teams. If you are interested, please look a the requirements below

About CarePay

CarePay is a data-driven company operating in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and with headquarters located in Amsterdam. CarePay has developed a mobile health benefit platform that has the potential to fundamentally change healthcare. The platform digitally connects patients, health payers (e.g. insurers, governments) and healthcare providers to one platform. We believe that through mobile technology everyone can be connected to health insurance against very low marginal costs. Our platform enables people to access health insurance schemes and pay for healthcare efficiently and transparently via a user-friendly health wallet on their mobile phone. Using our digital platform leads to reduced costs, creates huge data value, and enhances transparency and accountability.

So far, we have enrolled over 4.7 million people and have connected more than 3,000 healthcare providers. Since the start, CarePay has gained international traction. In 2017, CarePay won the FT/IFC Transformational Business Award and in 2018 was recognized as Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. In 2019, CarePay won the Swiss Re Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award while in 2020 our company was also selected as one of the pioneering use cases on Europe’s GAIA-X cloud platform and has been listed together with Safaricom in Fortune’s Change the World top 10,alongside companies like Zoom and Alibaba.

In April 2019, CarePay International raised $45 million in a Series A financing round to facilitate the expansion to other countries.

Main purpose of the job – QA Automation Engineer

As a QA engineer you are part of a multidisciplinary team working on core features of the platform, which includes backend engineers, frontend engineers, cloud engineers, business analysts, designers, and business owners. As a team, you own your backlog and take pride in achieving results. Next to your technical contribution, you’re working on the product vision itself and share our vision of leveraging technology to improve healthcare around the world.

Your main task is designing automated tests to check the functionality of web applications, write scripts, install testing protocols, and provide effective test automation solutions. You should have solid coding skills for designing and implementing various automated solutions. Daily tasks include checking if the software meets architectural requirements, develop and automate tests for software validation, ensures the high quality of the system, and interacting with our frontend/backend developers and other QA engineers.

Minimal qualifications – QA Automation Engineer

– Experience with JavaScript and/or TypeScript

– Knowledge of all phases of QA testing: System (functional and non-functional), Integration, Regression, Smoke, Performance, Data verification and Acceptance testing

– Experience with Backend (APIs, Databases) and UI testing

Preferred qualifications

– Angular, React, VueJS or equivalent JavaScript framework

– Experience setting up CI/CD tools and pipelines

– Experience with Cypress or other automated testing tools (Detox, Cypress, Appium, Robotium, Selenium, Cucumber)

– Experience with mobile technology and development

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