Senior Test Analyst (Location Agnostic)

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 and soon 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.

The Role

As a member of the Tech team, the Senior 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 senior test analyst will create and maintain a regression test suite and test new features before release. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in complex financial solutions and is comfortable with lots of moving pieces. The role can be based in any location compatible with the African time zones and will report to the Director of Infrastructure and Information Security.

The duties and responsibilities of the role will be as follows:

  • Represent the software testing team and guide team’s efforts towards successful delivery of MFS development projects such as financial products for web applications, e-commerce portals, and system integration projects
  • Develop QA processes and procedures for the testing team, ensuring all testing activities follow best practices and are in sync with software development processes
  • Document test cases, acceptance criteria and test plans
  • Ensure execution of functional test plans and test cases
  • Create test automation frameworks to ensure stability, efficiency, and scalability in the automated solution
  • Draft and revise automated solutions
  • Review automated test scripts and code to ensure alignment with standards
  • Prepare status reports of testing activities and share testing updates and reports with relevant stakeholders
  • Monitor team activities to ensure that they meet testing schedules and adhere to specifications
  • Maintain and review documentation to ensure that systems are adequately tested and that all use cases are accounted for and signed-off on


You might be a good fit if you:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Have at least 3-5 years software development experience with Java and MySQL
  • Have 4+ years’ experience with automated testing
  • Have experience in an Agile environment
  • Are a fast learner and strong problem-solver
  • Can work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous 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 and are building the MFS Africa Hub into a payment infrastructure designed to transcend generations
  • We have a very diverse work environment with over 30+ nationalities represented and continually strive to build a culture of caring and execution
MFS Africa is the largest mobile money inter-operability hub in Africa, which connects mobile network operators across the continent through a single API. In addition to mobile remittance services, the MFS Africa API enables merchant payment, bulk payment, bank-to-wallet transfers, and an array of other cross border digital payments services.