Junior Quality Assurance Engineer at Traction Apps

July 6, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Traction is building the largest merchant ecosystem platform for SMEs in Africa, enabling a one stop platform for them to grow and manage their business, and we are achieving this through 3 foundational stacks – in-person payments, lending and business tools.


  • We are looking for driven passionate problem solvers and self-starters to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the development and execution of best-in-class people strategies which will drive Traction forward as an employer of choice and support the organization in achieving its vision, mission, and strategic goals.


  • Review and analyze system specifications, Business Requirement Documents
  • Collaborate with QA Engineers to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results
  • Evaluate product code according to specifications
  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle


  • B.Sc / BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Quality Assurance or Software Support
  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Tester or similar role
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Working knowledge of test management software (e.g. Jira, Testrail, Zephyr)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective problem solving skills.