The QED Group, LLC

  • Software Tester Officer (Ethiopia)

    Job Locations ET
    Global Health Solutions
    Regular Full-Time
    Close Date
  • Overview

    The QED Group is seeking a Software Tester Officer for a USAID Ethiopia Health Information Systems (HIS) project to support USAID/Ethiopia in providing technical assistance and other services for the implementation of the Electronic Health Information Systems (eHIS) Activity. The project is aimed to support the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) to improve the quality of health service and create a sustainable health care system through use of data for decision making and for providing similar services and deliverables to other countries in Africa or to respond to a crisis in Ethiopia.


    The incumbent will provide software testing service for the newly develop software and modules.


    • Analyse users stories and/use cases/requirements for validity and feasibility
    • Execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression)
    • Design and develop automation scripts when needed
    • Detect and track software defects and inconsistencies
    • Provide timely solutions and feedback for system user issues
    • Apply quality engineering principals throughout the Agile product lifecycle
    • Proficiency in documentation – providing test plans, written test progress, test results and test reports, client feedback and clear instructions to test team members
    • Understand technical specifications and assess requirements to ensure the testing covers real-life scenarios.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and technical and/or management experience in a related field.
    • Experience of QA Testing within an agile development environment.
    • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a Software Development testing role.
    • Certification with software testing body would be advantageous – eg. International Software Testing Qualifications Board.
    • Knowledge of use of database querying language would be advantageous.
    • Knowledge of USAID programming in the Ethiopian region and experience in one of the priority sector areas high preferred.
    • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Amharic is a plus.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Attach your resume.
    3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
    4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.


    Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.


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