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Team Lead, Information Technology Quality Assurance and Governance at Credit Direct Limited

Credit Direct LimitedLagos, Nigeria Networking and Tech Support
Full Time

Credit Direct Limited a leading innovation-driven financial services company based in Lagos, Nigeria with branches spread across the country. We pioneered the unsecured micro-lending space in Nigeria and are positioned to be the dominant market leader in the Country and beyond. Our services are hinged on a partnership with employers and our customers to provide friendly innovative loan and investment products while our various repayment options give our customers the freedom, flexibility, and confidence to enjoy their lives. Our services are trusted by over 300,000 active customers, the largest endorsement in the Nigerian public and private sectors; and this has inspired us to remain the leader in Nigeria's micro-lending space.

Job Summary

  • In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the quality assurance process for our software development projects.
  • You will work closely with developers, project managers, and other stakeholders to ensure that the software meets the required standards and specifications.
  • You will also ensure necessary IT governance policies are in place and its processes are implemented.


  • Oversee all quality testing, maintenance, and deliverables associated with the organization’s information technology initiative.
  • Oversee the quality assurance process for software development projects.
  • Manage continuous quality improvement to ensure the delivery of the best possible IT products and services.
  • Ensure that processes and practices are aligned across teams and providers to operate effectively and efficiently.
  • Tests continuity management plans and procedures to ensure they address exposure to risk and that agreed levels of continuity can be maintained.
  • Validate systems, products or services against user experience goals, metrics and targets.
  • Collaborate with developers, project managers, product managers, and other stakeholders to ensure that the software/product quality meets requirements and specifications.
  • Develop and drive implementation and standardization of QA processes.
  • Review and approve QA plans and test cases.
  • Identify and track quality assurance metrics, such as defects and test coverage.
  • Coordinate and manage QA team members, including assigning tasks and reviewing their work.
  • Lead the definition of policies, processes, strategies, standards, and guidelines using best practice frameworks, whilst reviewing current approaches and suggesting improvements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience as a QA engineer.
  • Possess expert knowledge and experience with information technology testing applications.
  • Practical experience analyzing data and translating the outcome to actions.
  • Previous experience leading and managing a QA team.
  • Strong understanding of software development processes and testing methodologies.


  • Leading complex, multi-disciplinary quality assurance technical projects using engineering expertise
  • Ability to train, mentor, and coach large scale organization on technology best practices
  • Performing deep dive technical solution analysis and design aligning to the overall quality assurance engineering strategy
  • Collaborate with other functional teams on aspects of the feature or sub-system
  • Develop and refine test cases for new products/features to ensure adequate test coverage
  • Review existing tool sets and assist in proposing a framework for a world-class QA team that focuses primarily on developing automated testing tools.
  • Experience in all QA cycle, such test plan creation, test case creation and execution and reporting are a must.
  • Understanding of software testing lifecycles, in either agile or Waterfall environments.
  • Thorough and detailed understanding of all phases the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), including Agile and Waterfall is required.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Competencies: 

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of automated testing.
  • Knowledge of Load and Performance testing tools: (JMeter, Cypress, Soasta cloud test)
  • Strong application and usage of API testing tools: (Post man, swagger, soapui, Apiary)
  • Strong application and usage of Unit testing tools: (Junit,NUnit, PHPUnit, SonarQube, Code coverage).
  • Strong application and usage of Test Management tools: (Mantis bug tracker, TestCollab, IBM Rational Quality manager, Jira).
  • Strong application and usage of Functional testing tools: (Selenium, Cucumber).
  • Strong application and usage of Multi-device testing tools: (DeviceAnywhere, Amazon device farm, Device emulators).

Person Specification: 

  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have excellent leadership and managerial abilities.
  • Possess keen analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Show critical thinking with great attention to details.
  • Have excellent time management skills.

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