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Thursday, 23 May 2013

Software Test Engineer - Umeme Limited

Job title: Software Test Engineer

Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the position.
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 2 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: June 5, 2013 - 5pm
Reports to: Software Services Manager
Responsible for: Responsible for software testing and quality control for all software changes/enhancements
Key Responsibilities
Develop, implement and manage the processes for testing system changes
Be responsible for all Testing and QA environments
Develop test strategies across all areas of system, functional, integration and performance testing
Plan, coordinate and lead testing activities
Qualifications and Experience
Degree in IT, Computer Science or equivalent
Two years + experience of working in a software testing environment
Proven experience in developing and documenting test strategies and plans
Proven experience in developing test cases and test data

Contact/How to apply:
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Copies of certificates are not required at this stage. Please mark your application: “Umeme – position name” where you replace ‘position name’ with the position you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug