QA Tester

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QA Tester

  • Post Date:July 15, 2022
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  • Experience 2 Years
    Gender Both
    Industry Development
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Number of Opportunities  
    Location Bangkok, Thailand
Job Description
 Background information – ITG

The UNOPS Information Technology Group (ITG) unit is focused on innovation and harnessing cutting-edge technology to deliver solutions to UNOPS that truly address business needs.Working with UNOPS IT Group is a unique opportunity to deliver systems to users around the world – making an impact on development and solving practical problems for the UNOPS workforce and thereby help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.ITG’s goal is to provide greater effectiveness, efficiency, and differentiation to UNOPS products and services. UNOPS IT Group is responsible for architecting, designing, delivering, and managing all UNOPS IT infrastructure and business applications. The unit includes Enterprise Architects, Business Analysts, Solutions Designers, Developers and QA Testers from all around the world who are based primarily in Denmark and Thailand.

 Functional Responsibilities

Reporting to the QA Team Lead, the QA Tester will assure that software is tested according to Quality Assurance mechanisms and identified standards. Testing will be done throughout the SDLC from testing requirements during the development phase to testing before functionality is moved to production. The QA Tester will communicate with business stakeholders, business analysts, development teams and the deployment team.The ideal candidate for this position can quickly and easily learn to use applications of medium to high complexity and is willing to continue with QA or Technology education as appropriate to ITG. Given the nature of the position, it is essential that the incumbent effectively demonstrates the ability to accurately estimate work effort, keep commitments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.The QA Tester will perform the following duties:
Software testing:

  • Liaise with Product Managers and Solutions Designers to understand business and functional requirements for the purpose of test case creation
  • Write and execute test cases for given requirements / user stories in a timely manner with high quality;
  • Perform end user testing based upon provided requirement specifications / user stories;
  • Review and analyse users stories / use cases / requirements for validity and feasibility
  • Provide continuous feedback (both written and verbal) to development team members, business analysts, product owners and end users in a clear and concise manner;
  • Identify and communicate test schedule or testing related risks to the QA Team Lead
  • Test software using appropriate techniques and support data quality verification
  • Liaise with development team members to identify and reproduce bugs and errors identified by end users;
  • Execute all levels of software testing (System, Integration, and Regression) for UNOPS IT applications;
  • Work together with development team members and business analysts to understand the scope of the projects and provide objective feedback
  • Act as a backup tester for other functional areas than the primary assigned

Test automation and process improvement:

  • Support the implementation of automated software testing;
  • Propose solutions for increasing testing efficiency and simplifying root cause analysis;
  • Test design and execution tools that adapt to the increasing complexity of UNOPS IT applications;
  • Proactively identify risks and possible improvements for software testing processes and procedures;
  • Stay updated with guidelines, policy, documentation to better understand testing processes and best practices;

Knowledge Management

  • Contribute to knowledge sharing activities from the QA team, identifying relevant successes and failures through which the team can benefit
  • Support the continuing effective collaboration between ITG internal teams through proactive communication with all ITG personnel
  • Assist in the development of documented, standard processes for QA

 Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • Secondary Education is required
  • University Degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Technology is an advantage and can substitute for some of the required years of experience;



  • Minimum 6 years of experience in the software industry working with software and web based testing is required with secondary education; 2 years of experience is required in combination with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • QA testing certification is required
  • Exposure to one or more of the following business domains: Finance, Payroll, HR or Project Management is highly desired.
  • Understanding of different types of tests and approaches to testing is required
  • Experience with varying levels of testing/project complexity and understanding of different software methodologies or frameworks such as Waterfall, Agile or Prince2 is highly desired;
  • Knowledge of test automation and/or SQL is desirable;
  • Experience in writing high quality test cases, performing end user testing, documenting and communicating test results is highly desired;
  • Experience working in International Organizations would be an advantage


  • Full working knowledge of English is essential.
  • Knowledge of another official UNOPS language is an asset
 Contract type, level and duration

Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement
Contract level: LICA 6
Contract duration: ongoing
For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
 Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization – UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.

 Background Information – UNOPS

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.Working with usUNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.DiversityWith over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.Work life harmonizationUNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.APPLY