Quality Assurance Analyst at KCB Bank

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  • Company: KCB Bank
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Banking Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya – incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 – and all KCB’s regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It also owns KCB Insurance Agency, KCB Capital, KCB Foundation and all associate companies. The holding company was set up to among other things to enhance the Group’s capacity to access unrestricted capital and also enable investment in new ventures outside banking regulations, achieve operational and strategic autonomy for the Group’s operating entities and enhance corporate governance across the Group and oversight in management of subsidiaries.

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 review across functional teams and ensures that the business requirements are complete, precise and testable.
  • Work with project team to define and create overall project test strategy/ 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 artefacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Work collaboratively with the business units and project teams to execute and validate test cases based upon business requirements and ensures that test cases are traceable and to the requirements.
  • In collaboration with GEA and other critical stakeholders, tune the SQA process, adopt tools and define re-usable templates in-line with the adoption and maturity of the SQL 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 the technical teams /personnel in non-functionality 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 change.
  • 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.
  • Participate in maintaining quality assurance environment to ensure set uptimes and SLA’s are achieved.

The Person:

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

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university preferably in Business, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field.
  • Certification in ITIL or ISTQB Foundation or TOGAF.
  • A minimum of 7 experience in Information Technology with focus on Business Analysis, Software Development or Quality Assurance.
  • Experience in at least two IT disciplines – Application Development, Middleware or SOA.
  • Exposure to Software Testing Automation.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with ability to breakdown complex items to manageable components.
  • Ability to liaise with all levels of management and subject matter experts across the industry and within the organization.

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 log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

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  • Company: KCB Bank
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Banking Jobs in Kenya

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 5th April, 2021
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