Quality Assurance Engineer
Off Grid Electric
Lagos, Nigeria
15d ago

Company Description

Uncover hidden opportunities to make a global impact. ZOLA Electric is the leading renewable energy brand in Africa. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.

We power more than 180,000 homes across 5 countries and provide clean energy access to nearly 1,000,000 people every day.

At the heart of our business is innovative solutions that empower our customers. We are looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team in Lagos / Nigeria, to support our growth strategy in Africa, changing the lives of millions with our innovative products.

This may be your dream job if you’re someone who dreams of combining your knowledge and skills to help ZOLA Electric change the renewable energy landscape.

You need to be passionate about bringing solar energy to off-grid areas and emerging markets with the unique social, technical, and business challenges that come along with it.

You are inspired by the opportunity to unleash human potential, and motivated to help build a truly epic business.


The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for planning and implementing Quality Assurance (QA) testing procedures for our software tools, apps and platforms.

To run exploratory and automated testing procedures for Zola’s range of software applications, from enterprise Web applications, to consumer quality Android / iOS mobile and tablet apps, to custom software that connects solar systems to the data warehouse.

To work with other QA testers (including QA services) to estimate, plan, and implement complementary testing activities.

To ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved in our bug tracking system.

Amongst other, the role consists of :

  • Participate in project planning meetings to help define ongoing software quality objectives
  • Embed a project QA testing process alongside
  • Manage and report on key performance indicators for QA process
  • Identify and analyze joint software PM / QA tools to improve productivity and quality
  • Observe workflows, procedures, systems and controls for effective QA testing pipeline
  • Review feature specs and recommend tactics to improve testability
  • Follow bug reporting process in use by overall organization
  • Achieve benchmarks for timely processing of reported bugs based on level of severity
  • Utilize QA testing and ticketing tools
  • Participate in iterative improvements to QA process to achieve faster and higher fidelity output
  • Participate in team retrospectives to identify root causes of issues
  • Create test plans for project features to systemize quality control
  • Run exploratory testing procedures on software to uncover bugs and unanticipated usability issues
  • Test integrations of interconnected applications to ensure data integrity and expected output
  • Implement automated testing of UI workflows
  • Document investigation process, steps to replicate and recommended resolution (where applicable) to allow engineers to take speedy action
  • Triage issues in an established ticketing workflow, expending resources where most impactful relative to plan
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience using JavaScript, Python or other language to automate tests
  • 2+ years successful software QA management experience
  • Software QA Automation and black box testing experience
  • Working knowledge of QA in Agile methodologies
  • Experience testing web and mobile products
  • Experience with Android mobile testing
  • Familiarity with integrated hardware / software product testing
  • Experience working with distributed (virtual) teams
  • Experience in Android and iOS UI testing
  • Able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong commitment to quality and ability to work closely and communicate effectively with developers and project managers across multiple teams
  • Ability to conduct testing activities and recommend process improvement opportunities for multiple concurrent projects
  • Interpersonal skills and able to work with various cross functional teams to deliver high quality products
  • Highly effective communicator and problem solver
  • Willingness to learn and implement new processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong talent development and leadership skills
  • Other information

    ZOLA Electric combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to deliver clean, affordable, reliable solar energy solutions for African homes and businesses with unreliable or nonexistent grid connections.

    Adaptable to energy need and income, ZOLA Electric’s solar systems can be bought over time using micro-finance, PAYGo leasing, and mobile money payments.

    The first few watts start a chain reaction that : security, education and access to information. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.

    Today, ZOLA Electric provides unmatched customer service and clean energy to more than 1,000,000 customers, homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria.

    ZOLA Electric’s investors include Tesla, DBL Partners, Helios Investment Partners, EDF, Total, and GE Ventures.

    ZOLA Electric is a recipient of the and and is a member of the . For more information, visit .

    Let’s Connect

    Are you interested in this position and join our team in Lagos , let’s connect and send your resume via our career page.

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