Manager IT Quality Assurance Testing & Deployment Job Vacancy – MTN-Uganda

Job Title:            Manager IT Quality
Assurance Testing & Deployment.
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Senior Manager Network Client Relations & PMO
About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications
Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and
mobile services.
Job Summary: The Manager IT Quality
Assurance Testing & Deployment will define and manage strategy for end to
end testing of products /solutions and quality management within MTN U using
qualitative approaches and test automation
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Design, execute and maintain a Quality Assurance
and     Test Management strategy across
all areas of the business, including the    
necessary definition, development and deployment of quality
assurance     strategies that align with
overall MTNU business objectives
·      
Develop and manage quality assurance and test
metrics     for performance improvement
of all project deliverables/teams
·      
Implement ongoing quality improvement
processes     across all areas:
        
Develop and manage practices to raise quality
during     solution/product deployment
such as: continuous integration, reviews, automated     code testing tools (eg: static analysis
tools)
        
Develop / specify standards, methods, or
procedures     to determine solution
/product quality or release readiness
        
Create testing programs that address areas such
as     API and database impacts, software
scenarios, performance testing,    
regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or
usability     testing
        
Develop and manage practices to ensure
quality     throughout all phases of
deployment including requirements, design, and     right through the test phases in all
systems
·      
Evaluate and enhance all QA standards,
technologies     and approaches
·      
Manage the development of policy for
testing     applications and marketing
products and services and facilitate the policy     implementation.
·      
Recommending and implementing quality
initiatives
·      
Monitoring and ensuring compliance to the
Solution     delivery framework
·      
Monitor and reporting quality metrics for
solutions
·      
Ensure the required documentations are made
available     and approved
·      
Audit tracking to closure
·      
Promoting quality in the delivery processes
·      
Facilitating test prerequisites
·      
Coordinating with vendors and business during
testing     time
·      
Participate in product design reviews to
provide     input on functional
requirements, product designs, schedules, and potential     problems.
·      
Ensure software defects are documented using a
bug     tracking system and defects are
communicated to software developers.
·      
Ensure viability, functionality and
effectiveness of     essential tools.
·      
Drive best Quality and testing best practice,     facilitate the identification of solutions
subject to approval and lead a     team
of quality assurance and test engineers responsible for the     integration, system, and regression
testing of MTNU products/solutions.
·      
Organize and coordinate testing efforts for
dozens of     simultaneous projects and
ensure that qualitative approach is deployed for     solutions/product release.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s   degree (preferably Economics, Science /
Commercial)
·      
Professional  
Certification (PMP/, ITIL, ISEB).
·      
Minimum  
of 5 years’ experience in Information systems Quality Management and
Testing   or a similar role which must
include:
·      
Manager  
track record of 5 years in people management; with at least 3 years
in   relevant sector/ industry
·      
Experience  
using Test Management and Automation tools
·      
Solid  
experience defining and implementing strategic QA and Test plans across
all   areas of business solution or
product development, systems architecture,  
testing, client support and/ or ICT
·      
Demonstrated  
experience improving deployment practices to raise quality such as:
continuous   integration, code coverage
analysis, code reviews, code quality tools,  
automated code testing tools (e.g.: static analysis tools)
·      
Strong  
understanding of different software development life cycles
(waterfall,   iterative, agile)
·      
Knowledge & Trainings
        
ISO   9001
        
CMMI
        
 IT   Governance
        
 Testing  
tools for various products
        
 Six   SIGMA
        
 PMP/Prince  
2
        
Management/Leadership
        
Business  
Process Improvement
        
Quality  
Assurance
        
Reporting
        
 Resource  
Management
        
Scope  
Planning & Management
        
Software  
and Hardware Assessment
        
Software  
Development
        
Systems  
Analysis
        
 Systems  
Audit
        
Systems  
Design & Integration
        
Systems  
Testing
·      
Other attributes
        
Analytical  
thinking
        
 Attention  
to detail
        
 Conflict  
handling
        
Decision  
making
        
 Planning  
and organizing
        
 Problem  
solving skills
        
Quality  
assurance
        
Results/Goal  
oriented
        
 Results  
orientation
        
Credibility
        
Building  
collaborative relationships
        
 Engaged  
management
        
Developing  
& empowering
        
 Influencing,  
Leadership, Power
        
Strategic  
planning
        
Risk-taking,  
Innovation
How to Apply:
All Interested candidates should email their Job Applications with
detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be
presented at the interview), recent pay-slip and copy of driving permit to
ugrecruitment.UG@mtn.com
Please use this format in the Subject Line i.e.
Manager IT Quality Assurance, Testing & Deployment – Surname First
Name-current Dept.
NB: Please note that presentation of false academic
documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.
Deadline:   Tuesday,
19th November 2019.  

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