Test Analyst - Workflow Test & AWD

Pearson Whiffin IT
£30000 - £35000/annum Bonus, Healthcare, 8% Pension
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Analyst - ISEB/ISTQB, Workflow, AWD, full SDLC, System Testing - Chatham, Kent - Up to £35,000 plus excellent benefits - ASAP Start

Please note that this is not a web application or mobile test analyst role.

I am currently looking for a a Test Analyst to join a leading business who expanding their team again to carry out large scale test projects for their internal software and systems.

You will be part of a manual test team of 12 which is made up of junior to management level testers. The company are currently investing in automation so this would be highly advantageous if you have any relevant experience with HP automation products.

The key purpose of this role is to test process improvements, system fixes, upgrades and migrations for the core business systems which are used by 500+ staff. You will have excellent SDLC experience, able to resolve defects and deliver quality user friendly systems to support business needs in line with the teams overall strategies and time lines.

Due to the nature of this role you will need excellent verbal communication skills and the desire to want to learn and progress within your career. The manager of this team started out as a tester a few years ago and is now managing the team, same goes for the team lead and senior staff. The company have a very low staff turnover as they look after their staff very well.

Daily duties

* Prepare and obtain approval of the test strategy and approach for each project and test phase
* Manage the testing tasks for each project and test phase
* Perform smoke testing, system integration testing, regression testing, user acceptance testing and business acceptance testing for each deployment phase as required
* Escalate issues, defects and observations in a timely manner
* Attend project, team and business meetings to update on progress and status of work schedules
* Prepare reporting and status updates on projects assigned

Skills required

* 2/3 years in a Test Analyst role on systems
* 2/3 years testing core systems
* AWD experience
* Workflow experience
* Full SDLC experience
* Agile methodology
* Must have an ISEB/ISTQB certification
* System testing and User Acceptance framework

The company are currently using HP ALM, HP QTP and HP QC. Any experience in using these tools is highly desirable.

Benefits - Up to 5% bonus, 22 days leave plus bank holidays, pension up to 8%, Bupa health, life cover, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, free eye tests and increased holiday after 2 years service