KCB Quality Assurance Analyst Job in Kenya

KCB Group

Job Title: Quality Assurance Analyst

The Position: The KCB Group and Architecture and Governance department is responsible for defining the future direction of Information Systems Applications, Technology and steering IT investment decisions around the enterprise (projects and transformations) in alignment to corporate strategy.

The role holder will be responsible for developing and establishing quality assurance standards and measures for the Information Technology services with the organisation by applying proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate IT processes and software projects and changes through functional and non-functional testing.

He/She will also ensure adherence to quality software development process & products and maximise the benefit of the business investments in IT initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion and coordinate business requirements reviews across functional teams and ensures that the business requirements are complete, precise and testable.
  • Works with project team to define and create overall project test strategy/test plan, plan test schedules or strategies and Identifies test resources, estimates test effort in accordance with project scope or delivery dates and ensures that the test strategy is achieved.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional and non-functional test cases, test scripts and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Works collaboratively with the business units and project teams to execute and validate test cases based upon business requirements and ensures that the test cases are traceable to the requirements.
  • In collaboration with GEA and other critical stakeholders, tune the SQA processes, adopt tools and define re-usable templates in-line with the adoption and maturity of the SQA Framework.
  • Define test process including required test activities and deliverables, conduct Test Readiness Assessment, establish test beds and ensure that test beds are available for all planned white box and black box testing activities.
  • Engages, champions and collaborates with technical teams / personnel in non-functional testing including integration, regression, load, performance, security and usability testing.
  • Prepare, share and review test results periodically, report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws and develop test acceptance reports for projects and software changes.
  • Works with business units to perform post deployment sanity and regression tests and post-implementation review within defined period to confirm that the deployed solution works as per the business requirements.
  • Participates in formulation and Implementation of Software process improvement policies and strategies for IT division.
  • Develop, distribute, and coordinate in-depth business requirement reviews across functional teams and ensures that the business requirements are comprehensive, precise and testable.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional and non-functional test cases, test scripts and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Engages, champions and collaborates systems personnel and business units in software testing both functional and non-functional testing.
  • Prepare, share and review test results periodically, report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws and develop test acceptance reports for projects and software changes.
  • Evaluating application release deliverables against expected quality standards of output and escalating any problems for resolution and subsequent achievement of commitments.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university preferably in Business, Information Technology or related field.
  • Certification in Project Management or ITIL.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Software Applications & Support.
  • Experience in Banking Systems, Operations & IT Projects.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Very good attention to detail.

The above position is demanding; for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please CLICK HERE to log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Monday 5th April 2021.

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

NB: In the event that you are invited to interview for any positions, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:

  • National I.D.
  • KRA Pin Card.
  • Birth Certificate of self.
  • Passport Photo (White Background).
  • NSSF Card.
  • NHIF Card.
  • Police Clearance Certificate (less than 5 Months old).
  • Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts.
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers as applicable.