Multiple Vacancies at Robert Walters – May 2024

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Product Manager

What you’ll do:

  • As a Product Manager, you will be at the forefront of developing an innovative social media platform that empowers Pan-African creators. You will lead the entire product development lifecycle, collaborating with various teams to define product requirements. Your ability to run agile sprints effectively will be crucial in this role. You will also utilize your analytical skills to drive data-informed decisions. Your responsibilities will also include project management, where you’ll develop detailed plans aligned with organisational goals. A key part of your role will involve working closely with the design team on UI/UX enhancements. Your knowledge of the Pan-African creator economy will be invaluable in shaping our product strategy. Engaging with creators to understand their needs will be integral to ensuring our platform meets their aspirations.
  • Lead the end-to-end product development lifecycle, from ideation to implementation, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality features
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and prioritize product requirements
  • Run and manage agile development sprints effectively, fostering collaboration within the team
  • Conduct regular sprint reviews and retrospectives to optimize workflows and identify areas for improvement
  • Utilize data-driven insights to make informed product decisions, monitoring key metrics to assess performance
  • Develop detailed project plans, coordinating with teams to prioritize tasks, allocate resources, and address potential roadblocks
  • Collaborate closely with the design team to ensure a seamless user experience, providing guidance on UI/UX enhancements
  • Leverage knowledge of the Pan-African creator economy to inform product strategy and feature development
  • Engage with creators to understand their needs and preferences, aligning the platform with their aspirations
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and trends in the social media space

What you bring:

  • The ideal candidate for this Product Manager role will bring a wealth of experience in product management within a digital or tech-based environment. You will have a strong understanding of Agile methodologies and a proven track record of running effective sprints. Your ability to analyse metrics and use data-driven insights will be key to making informed product decisions. Experience in project management is essential, as you’ll need to develop detailed plans and coordinate with cross-functional teams. A strong understanding of UI/UX principles is required, along with experience collaborating with design teams. Knowledge and involvement in the Pan-African creator economy will be highly beneficial. Lastly, your experience with social media platforms and understanding of industry trends will be crucial.
  • Proven experience in product management, ideally within a digital or tech-based environment
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies with experience running effective sprints
  • Ability to analyse metrics and use data-driven insights to inform decision-making
  • Experience in project management, with the ability to develop detailed plans and coordinate with cross-functional teams
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX principles with experience collaborating with design teams
  • Knowledge and involvement in the Pan-African creator economy
  • Experience with social media platforms, understanding industry trends and user behaviours
  • Proven ability to thrive in a remote work environment

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Quality Assurance Engineer

What you’ll do:

As a Quality Assurance Engineer in our team, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the high standards of our software products. Your meticulous attention to detail will be crucial in developing comprehensive test plans that validate all aspects of software functionality. You will collaborate closely with various teams to understand project requirements while also performing functional and regression testing. Your expertise in automated testing will be invaluable as you design scripts that integrate seamlessly into our CI/CD pipeline. Furthermore, your insights will help improve our quality assurance processes as we strive for continuous improvement. Lastly, your empathetic nature will shine through as you collect user feedback to enhance our testing strategies.

  • Develop and execute comprehensive test plans and test cases to validate software functionality, usability, performance, and reliability.
  • Collaborate with product managers, developers, and designers to understand project requirements and acceptance criteria.
  • Perform functional, regression, and exploratory testing to identify defects and ensure software quality meets established standards.
  • Document test results, track defects, and work closely with developers to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Design, develop, and maintain automated test scripts using appropriate testing frameworks and tools.
  • Integrate automated tests into the continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline to ensure early detection of defects.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on testing objectives, priorities, and timelines.
  • Participate in agile ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and sprint reviews.
  • Identify opportunities to improve quality assurance processes, tools, and methodologies.
  • Collect and analyse user feedback to identify potential areas for improvement and inform testing strategies.

What you bring:

The ideal Quality Assurance Engineer will bring a wealth of experience in software quality assurance, particularly in web application testing. You will have a solid educational background, preferably with a degree in Computer Science or Engineering. Your proficiency in test automation tools and Typescript / Javascript will be essential for this role. A deep understanding of software testing principles and best practices is expected, along with experience working in agile development environments. Lastly, your ability to thrive in a remote work environment, coupled with strong communication and collaboration skills, will set you apart.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in software quality assurance with a focus on web application testing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field (preferred).
  • Proficiency in test automation tools such as Selenium, Cypress or Catalon Studio.
  • Proficiency in Typescript / Javascript.
  • Strong understanding of software testing principles, methodologies and best practices.
  • Experience working in agile development environments with knowledge of methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban.
  • Proven ability to excel in a remote work environment with strong communication and collaboration skills.

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Frontend Developer

What you’ll do:

As a Frontend Developer in our team, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the delivery of high-quality software products. Your meticulous attention to detail will be crucial in developing comprehensive test plans and executing them effectively. You will collaborate closely with various stakeholders including product managers, developers, and designers to understand project requirements. Your role will involve performing functional, regression, and exploratory testing while documenting results meticulously. You will also design automated test scripts using appropriate frameworks and tools. Your commitment towards improving quality assurance processes will be highly valued.

  • Develop and execute comprehensive test plans and test cases to validate software functionality, usability, performance, and reliability
  • Collaborate with product managers, developers, and designers to understand project requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Perform functional, regression, and exploratory testing to identify defects and ensure software quality meets established standards
  • Document test results, track defects, and work closely with developers to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Design, develop, and maintain automated test scripts using appropriate testing frameworks and tools
  • Integrate automated tests into the continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline to ensure early detection of defects
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on testing objectives, priorities, and timelines
  • Participate in agile ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and sprint reviews
  • Identify opportunities to improve quality assurance processes, tools, and methodologies
  • Collect and analyse user feedback to identify potential areas for improvement and inform testing strategies

What you bring:

The ideal Frontend Developer will bring a wealth of experience in software quality assurance, particularly in web application testing. You will have a strong academic background, preferably with a degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field. Your proficiency in test automation tools such as Selenium and Cypress, coupled with your expertise in Typescript / Javascript, will be crucial to your success in this role. A deep understanding of software testing principles and methodologies is expected. Experience working in agile development environments and the ability to excel in a remote work setting are also key requirements for this role.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in software quality assurance with a focus on web application testing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field (preferred)
  • Proficiency in test automation tools such as Selenium, Cypress or similar frameworks
  • Proficiency in Typescript / Javascript
  • Strong understanding of software testing principles, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience working in agile development environments with knowledge of methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Proven ability to excel in a remote work environment with strong communication and collaboration skills

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