Test and Validation Engineering Intern



Nairobi, Kenya
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

We are looking for a Test and Validation Engineering Intern to join our Product Testing Team in Mobility; where we finance progress in mobility, and clean energy adoption.

''As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and quality assurance of our cutting-edge products while gaining valuable hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment, you will work closely with our experienced engineers to validate and test our products, ensuring they meet the highest quality standards. This internship will provide you with practical experience in test methodologies, validation processes, and exposure to state-of-the-art technologies.''

About Us

At M-KOPA, we foster collaboration, therefore you would be working with cross-functional teams including software developers, hardware engineers, and product managers to address issues and provide feedback. You would also be working with the engineering team to create comprehensive test plans and test cases based on product requirements. Executing the test cases and recording test results meticulously, identifying, and documenting defects or inconsistencies.

You would be conducting regression testing to ensure that new features or changes do not adversely affect existing functionality and participating in product validation activities to ensure that our products meet customer expectations and industry standards.

Additionally, you would be analyzing test data to identify patterns, trends, and potential areas for improvement, creating and updating test documentation, including test plans, test cases, and test reports whilst staying up to date with the latest testing tools, methodologies, and industry best practices.

This is an on-site role, and you would be working from our Head Office in Nairobi and reporting to the Engineering Test Manager.


Our expectation is that you are an ongoing student (Either in your 3rd, 4th or 5th year of studies) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or a related field, with good communication and problem solving skills to analyze and resolve complex issues.

Additionally, you would need to have basic understanding of software and hardware concepts with training in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or a related field and an ability to present technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

If this is you then this might just be the right role for you.


At M-KOPA, we empower our people to own their careers through diverse development programs, coaching partnerships, and on-the-job training. We support individual journeys with family-friendly policies, prioritize well-being, and embrace flexibility.

Join us in shaping the future of M-KOPA as we grow together. Explore more at m-kopa.com.

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