Test Analyst

Recruiter
NRG PLC
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a global enterprise and is looking to recruit an experienced, proactive & versatile Test Analyst for their Newcastle Site. You will be required to work on all aspects of verification and validation of the client’s products & solutions.

Essential duties & responsibilities

  • Analyse software/system/application requirements.
  • Create or assist in creating test plans.
  • Obtain or create test data required for testing.
  • Set up required test beds/environments.
  • Create or assist in creating assigned test automation.
  • Test software releases by executing assigned tests.
  • Record test results and capture appropriate evidence.
  • Report bugs to the development team, via the defect management tool.
  • Report progress to the QA manager and other stakeholders when required.
  • Update test cases based on discovered bugs.
  • Provide inputs to the team to improve the testing approach/strategy.
  • Keep up-to-date on relevant technology and popular testing tools & techniques.
  • Investigate, analyse and replicate Customer Incidents within test environments.
  • Provide feedback and support for customer fix/improvement plans.
  • Review user guide, release notes and other product related documents.

Experience & qualification requirements

  • Experience in a software testing role & of working with various software development lifecycle (SDLC) models (traditional/agile).
  • Experience of testing web based applications.
  • Experience and knowledge of Linux operating systems.
  • Hands on testing experience across multiple test phases; functional testing, system testing, integration testing, regression testing, exploratory testing, usability testing.
  • Degree, or equivalent, in a technical discipline.
  • ISTQB or equivalent.

Desirable requirements

  • Experience of REST APIs or SOAP web services with JSON or XML message payloads.
  • Experience in automation testing and associated tool sets (e.g. Ranorex, selenium, Monkey Talk)
  • Experience in the testing of applications running on Linux.
  • Experience of SQL, creating and running database queries.

Salary: Upto £35,000 plus excellent candidate.