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Software Testing Engineer2

  • Company: Compulynx Ltd
  • Deadline: Tuesday 21st August 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description


  • Analyze functional specs for completeness & testability.
  • Analyze test output, identify discrepancies and clearly document defects.
  • Ensure requirements are testable.
  • Recognize document issues and develop options for issue resolution.
  • Ability to explain testing methodology, processes, tools, templates, environment & concepts to team members
  • Understand and be able to explain basic design components and methodology


Testing Skills:

  • SDLC & QA methodologies expertise
  • Write test cases and test scenarios for the project.
  • Prioritized test requirements and organized test cases accordingly.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Perform scheduled, ad hoc functional testing & regression testing.
  • Interacting with relational databases to create and validate test data results
  • Execute test cases.
  • Logged defects during the test execution phase.
  • Reported test results to the Test Lead or Project Leader.



  • Delivers informative, well-organized presentations
  • Ability to document and communicate the status of testing progress against plans, taking corrective action and escalation as necessary
  • Prepare & deliver reports, recommendations or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas.


Soft Skills:

  • Demonstrates a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Fits well into any team
  • Works well with any personality type
  • Drives to completion of the task at hand
  • Persuasive
  • Self-confident and passionate about the QA role


Tools (Optional):

  • Bug tracking tool: Bugzilla.
  • Automation testing tool :QTP
  • Performance testing tool: Jmeter, Load Runner.
  • Test Management tool: QC.

How to apply

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