Engineering

Chief QA Engineer - Mobile & Web

Cairo, Egypt   |   Full time

We are looking for a Chief QA Engineer to provide QA technical leadership for both frontend and backend teams in a flat, Agile environment. The Chief QA Engineer is expected to actively participate in creating a great culture of continuous learning, and value maximisation. This is a rare greenfield opportunity for experienced technical heads to build cutting-edge and high-visibility solutions using latest and greatest tech stacks.

We are building great mobile-first and cloud-native solutions that target millions of consumers. This is a well-funded startup with sharp focus and relentless quest for great customer experience. 


Responsibilities:

  • Design and oversee functional, integration, performance, security, and stress testing activities
  • Perform free style exploratory E2E testing that primarily targets UX
  • Establish and maintain a culture of extensive test automation for sustained continuous delivery
  • Actively review and enhance test plans and test cases
  • Analyse issues and bugs and generate insights for higher quality and productivity
  • Actively participate in technical decision making with the CTO and team members
  • Establish positive influence through deep knowledge and excellent communication, not through authority
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle: concept, design, build, deploy, test, release, and support
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsivenes of our products and components
  • Tune and optimise CI/CD pipelines
  • Collaborate with a cross-functioning and self-organizing team to design and ship apps iteratively in an Agile environment
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in cloud-native solutions
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar
  • 9+ years of experience testing both web and mobile solutions
  • Industrial Certification is testing such as ISTQB
  • Extensive experience testing REST APIs using REST-Assured, Postman, or similar
  • Extensive experience with Web UI test automation using Protractor, Webdriver, or similar
  • Extensive experience with Mobile UI test automation using Appium, Espresso, or similar
  • Working knowledge of Javascript and Java or C#
  • Working experience with BDD-style languages and tools
  • Strong grasp on continuous integration, continuous deployment and devops
  • Working experience with both relational and non-relational (NoSQL) databases
  • Solid experience with performance analysis and profiling of sevices and frontends
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge of Swagger/OpenAPI
  • Working knowledge with GitHub and GitFlow
  • Strong grasp of  Agile methods and Agile technical practices

We Offer:

  • Best in market compensation packages, including health and social insurance and performance incentives
  • A great Agile environment with latest technologies in a greenfield product
  • Strong chances for career growth with anticipated future product offerings

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