Team Lead, Software Testing at Andela

Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Team Lead, Software TestingLocation: Lagos, NigeriaType: Full TimeJob DescriptionAs a Team Lead, Software Testing, you will primarily work under the Technology & Learning department building advanced automated test suites to exercise our internal applications.You will work with the Technology team to automate testing, create new test harnesses, implement new automation tools, and create innovative automated test systems that monitor the health of all Andela production systems.You will be a key contributor to delivering bug free software products that are critical to helping Andela grow and scale as an organization.You will also use patterns of cognitive apprenticeship to manage Andela apprentices towards efficient and productive contributions of work and development of professional capacities.You will work with the Learning & Development team to help develop a curriculum for Testing/Quality Assurance.Responsibilities include:Analyze and decompose a complicated software system and design a strategy to test this systemCreate detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test casesEstimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activitiesDesign an automation test harness geared toward maintainabilityIdentify, record, document thoroughly and track bugsAnalyze the specifications and business purpose of applications and test the system from a functional and user experience perspectiveIdentify test scenarios, correlate them to business requirements, and report on percentage of functionality been testedPrioritize defects accurately based on impact on business goalsYou must be able to code; this role encompasses much more than manual testing: python, ruby, SQL, shell scriptingMentor entry-level testers willing to become world-classLeverage cognitive apprenticeship methods to support the learning of entry-level apprenticesDefine the curriculum for Testing/Quality Assurance expertise at different levels of the Andela Fellowship. 

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