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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Topset Learning

Topset Learning

Quality Assurance
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

About us:

Interested in ensuring exceptional software quality at a fast-paced start-up dedicated to redefining how Africans teach and learn?

At TopSet, we foster cultural identity and engagement among the African diaspora through our online language tutors and learning platform.

We are looking for a skilled QA Analyst to join our team and help maintain the high quality and reliability of our web-based educational technology platform.

About the role:

As a QA Analyst at TopSet, you will play a vital role in ensuring the quality of our online learning platform. You will collaborate closely with our development and product teams to identify and report issues, conduct comprehensive testing, and enhance the overall user experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Test Planning: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define test plans, test cases, and acceptance criteria for new features and updates to the TopSet platform.
  • Test Execution: Execute manual and automated test cases to identify defects, inconsistencies, and usability issues on our web platform.
  • Regression Testing: Conduct regression testing to ensure that previously identified issues have been addressed and do not reoccur with new releases.
  • Bug Reporting: Document and track defects, issues, and anomalies using a bug-tracking system. Communicate findings clearly to the development team.
  • Test Automation: Contribute to the development and maintenance of automated test scripts and test suites using JavaScript and TypeScript to improve testing efficiency.
  • Performance Testing: Perform load and performance testing to evaluate the platform's responsiveness, scalability, and stability.
  • Usability Testing: Evaluate the user interface and user experience to identify areas for improvement and provide actionable feedback.
  • Test Documentation: Create and maintain detailed test documentation, including test plans, test cases, and test reports.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging trends in QA and testing, particularly focused on JavaScript and TypeScript tech stacks. Suggest process improvements and contribute to the overall quality assurance strategy.

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in QA Analysis or a related role, with a strong focus on web-based applications.
  • Strong understanding of software testing methodologies, tools, and processes for JavaScript and TypeScript-based applications.
  • Familiarity with test automation tools and frameworks suited for React and Node.js, such as Jest, Cypress, or similar tools.
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Knowledge of educational technology or e-learning platforms is a plus.
  • Experience with test management tools (e.g., Jira) is a plus.

Joining TopSet means becoming part of a passionate team dedicated to making a positive impact on education and cultural identity. If you are enthusiastic about quality assurance in JavaScript and TypeScript-based web applications and want to contribute to a growing company with a noble mission, we encourage you to apply.