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Quality Assurance Engineer

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myAgro
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Dakar, Senegal

myAgro


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Published 13 days ago

February 15, 2021

Location: West Africa or Europe preferred (GMT time zone or close to it)

Language Requirement: Fluency in English required, French a plus 

About myAgro 

myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro’s founder and CEO here. 

Quality Assurance Engineer role

The QA Engineer is a member of the global Engineering team. You will support software development and testing of key components of myAgro’s digital layaway platform, which will have a global reach. An important responsibility of this role will be to design and conduct testing to improve the quality of the software platform and tools used by myAgro, including mobile applications and Salesforce database, as well as integrations with other systems and platforms. You will work collaboratively with a technology team based around the world. This position reports to a Senior Software Developer.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Define, develop, and execute test programs and plans for myAgro's systems and software. Ensure software test programs and plans adequately cover technical, customer, and regulatory requirements.
  • Plan, schedule, and implement software testing. This involves working closely with Software Development and Product Management to establish criteria for new features and functions and developing test programs and plans to assure performance to these criteria.
  • Collaboratively troubleshoot, understand and triage issues, and be responsive to myAgro’s ticketing systems. Solve problems quickly and communicate with related teams as needed

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Fluent in English and experience using it in a work environment. French is a plus, but not required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work cross culturally
  • Experience working on a software development team
  • Solid understanding of the software development and testing processes is necessary
  • Proven record of being a self-starter and delivering on projects
  • Familiarity with using common development tools (ticketing, version control)

 

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Location: West Africa or Europe preferred (GMT time zone or close to it)

Language Requirement: Fluency in English required, French a plus 

About myAgro 

myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have…

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Level of Language Proficiency

English required

French ideal

English required

French ideal

Location

Dakar, SN

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