Test & Configuration Analyst

Dart Recruitment
Swansea (Abertawe)
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
On behalf of our client, a well-respected company within the insurance industry, we are looking to recruit a Test & Configuration Analyst on a 6 month FTC.
The role of the “Test Analyst” will be to develop and execute test plans and scripts as per defined business processes, functional and business requirements ensuring that the Client operates a structured and professional testing process and that all testing is reviewed against acceptance criteria and business requirement.
Key Accountabilities
  • Execute test scripts as per defined test strategies ensuring the quality of software, reporting and process implementations at the Client's and thereby minimize the cost of re-work.
  • Support, contribute and execute the Test Team’s strategy.
  • Provide estimates for test effort on all testing requirements. Accountable for reporting testing progress and delivering within the agreed deadlines.
  • Contribute to the development and achievement of the Test Team.
  • Work with development, project teams and external parties to deliver the agreed acceptance testing criteria ensuring that system and acceptance testing is performed to the agreed business and operational requirements
  • Communicate results to interested parties and maintain a record of test results. Provide daily, weekly and monthly progress MI on own and/or department’s testing activities.
  • Comply with, and support the projects’ testing processes and procedures and provide ideas for improvements.
  • To ensure that all testing is carried out in a standardised, professional and well-managed way and that test deliverables are reviewed against, and implemented to agreed acceptance criteria and business requirement.
  • To carry out system and integration and user acceptance testing to agreed Time, Quality and Cost criteria as required by the business.
  • Work with clients, project and senior managers to implement and deliver projects and BAU test strategies.
  • Achieve own personal objectives as set by your line manager.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • ISEB /ISTBQ Intermediate Certificate – Desirable – but not necessary
  • Accountability
  • Organisation and planning
  • Communication
  • Supporting Others
  • Open and Fair
  • Problem Solving
  • Innovative
  • Resilience
  • Able to prioritise work and support multiple varied testing requirements
  • Ability to plan and manage own workload to ensure delivery to rigid timeframes
  • Ability to make objective decisions and balance need, risk and pragmatism
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly to both project and business stream staff
  • Structured and methodical approach
  • Customer-focused
  • Collaborative
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience of working in a project team function in an Insurance environment
  • Knowledge of Insurance services products – Policy and Claims etc.
  • Knowledge and experience of financial and Insurance services regulations
  • Experience of System and Acceptance Testing
  • Knowledge of testing solutions and tool sets
  • Familiar with the structures and methods used to manage projects (Prince / Agile)

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