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QA Engineer at Emergency Response Africa (ERA)

Emergency Response Africa (ERA)Edo, Nigeria Software Development
Full Time

Emergency Response Africa (ERA) is a health tech start up on a mission to provide medical care to emergency victims in Africa. Many African countries do not have access to an emergency system like 9-1-1, resulting in thousands of unnecessary deaths annually. We are determined to change that. ERA trains first responders and equip them with intelligent dispatch and communications technology and low-cost medical transportation to create a sustainable and scalable emergency medical system in Nigeria.

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality. QA engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions.
  • You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g., defect densities and open defect counts.)
  • The QA technician role plays an important part in our company’s product development process.
  • Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective.
  • If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.
  • Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.
  • As a QA Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our software products.
  • You will work closely with the development team to design and execute comprehensive test plans, identify and report defects, and contribute to the continuous improvement of our development processes during the project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open-source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g., developers and product manager) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up to date with new testing tools and test strategies


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in software quality assurance, including manual and automated testing.
  • Strong understanding of testing methodologies, testing types, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with testing tools and frameworks (e.g., Selenium, JUnit, TestNG, JIRA).
  • Experience with test automation using scripting languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript).
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Proven work experience in software development

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