Lab Technician, Hardware QA at Koko Networks

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Koko Networks

Join our engineering team as a Hardware Lab Technician! At KOKO, our network hardware facilitates smart delivery of fuel and other products through a unique last-mile distribution network for our customers. As part of the Hardware Quality Assurance team, you’ll play a vital role in testing and analyzing electrical, electronic, and mechanical sub-systems related to KOKO hardware products in a lab environment.

Lab Technician Role:

  • Build, maintain, and monitor custom test rigs while carefully tracking test execution.
  • Provide well-documented test results and conclusions to support quality assurance efforts.
  • Collaborate with QA Test Engineers to convert test plans into scheduled test executions.
  • Debug and analyze data sets generated from tests to identify issues and validate designs.
  • Work on developing new tools and test rigs for test automation.
  • Embrace best practices and continuously improve your quality assurance skills.
  • Spend time in the field as needed to gain insights for simulating real-world scenarios in the lab.
  • Help foster the engineering culture at KOKO by supporting fellow engineers and promoting best practices.

What you’ll bring to KOKO:

  • A Degree or Diploma in a hardware engineering field (electronics, mechanical, or embedded software).
  • Experience using multimeters and oscilloscopes for debugging mixed signal systems.
  • Solid maintenance skills, including soldering, wiring, and general assembly.
  • Proficiency in prototyping with development kits like Arduino or Raspberry Pi, including basic software development (preferably in C/C++ & Python).
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • An effective communicator with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

Nice to have:

  • 1-2 years of industrial experience.
  • Knowledge of automated dispensing systems designed for liquids and solids.

We’re seeking a hands-on and proactive technician with a genuine passion for quality and testing. At KOKO, we believe in promoting gender and racial diversity in the workplace, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply!

If you’re ready to be part of an innovative engineering team, help deliver top-quality hardware solutions, and contribute to a diverse and inclusive work environment, we would love to hear from you! Apply now and let your skills shine at KOKO!

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