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  • Posted: Sep 3, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MFS Africa is the best gateway to send money to mobile wallets in Africa. We cover 120 million mobile money recipients across all major networks. Connect to us and expand your payout network in an instant. Our mission at MFS Africa is to develop and distribute tailored yet scalable mobile financial solutions to underserved markets across Africa. We provide...
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    Automation Test Analyst


    MFS Africa is the leading digital payments hub in Africa, enabling low-cost payments across the continent. The company works in close partnership with mobile network operators and financial institutions to bring simple and relevant payment services to unbanked people. MFS Africa connects over 320 million mobile money users across sub-Saharan Africa through its platform – the MFS Hub. As a B2B company, we enable cross-border payment for mobile money operators, banks, money transfer operators, large corporate and a growing number of SMEs. Our recent partnership with Visa will soon allow us to connect the MFS Hub to, effectively connecting African consumers and businesses to the global digital economy. As a technology fintech company, we strive to automate everything we do and run world-class back-office operations spread between Johannesburg, Port-Louis, Accra, Kampala, and Nairobi. We also have a compliance team in Johannesburg, London and Port-Louis and are regulated by the FSC in Mauritius and the FCA in the UK.

    As a member of the Product team, the test analyst will work closely with the development, product, and business teams to build comprehensive manual and automated testing solutions. This role will be responsible for proactive bug-finding. The test analyst will participate in both the creation and maintenance of a regression test suite as well as testing new features before release. We’re looking for people with a strong background in complex financial solutions who are comfortable with lots of moving pieces. This position is based in Sandton, Johannesburg.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Documenting of test cases including feasibility analysis regarding automation.
    • Creation of test plans.
    • Execution of functional test plans and test cases.
    • Creation and management of test data files.
    • Conduct tests and analyse results to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and requirements.
    • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with project stakeholders.
    • Participate and provide knowledge on test estimation models and best practices.
    • Participate in test environment readiness & verification.
    • Timely status reporting to project management.
    • Focus on continuous process improvement.
    • Participate in all aspects of test automation with Selenium Web Driver.
    • Create test automation frameworks to ensure stability, efficiency, and scalability in the automated solution.
    • Draft and revise automated solutions.
    • Prepare the test automation scripts by integrating the framework.
    • Review automated test scripts and code to ensure alignment with standards.
    • API (Web services) automation with Selenium Web Driver integration.
    • Automate the end to end process by integrating API and Web application flows.


    Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Team player who takes accountability for their deliverables.
    • Fast learner and strong problem-solver.
    • Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment.

    Qualifications and experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • Possess experience on core Java and Java script skills.
    • 3+ years’ experience with automated testing.
    • Have experience in an Agile environment.


    • We are highly innovative and were ranked by Fast Company as one of the most innovative companies in the world.
    • We work at the very cutting edge of fintech in Africa.
    • We solve relevant problems for Africa and the world. We are building the MFS Africa Hub into a payment infrastructure designed to last 100 years.
    • We have a culture of caring and execution and a very diverse work environment with over 30+ nationalities represented.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MFS Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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