Test Analyst

Recruiter
Mitrefinch Limited
Location
York
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mitrefinch is a global technology company and market leader in employee management and security solutions offering our customers a range of time and attendance software systems. We currently have over 3000 customers worldwide, including some of the leading blue chip companies in the UK. For more information about us, please visit our website at ******************** JOB SUMMARY To test software and hardware solutions to ensure they meet functional and non-functional requirements; review requirements and define test plans, cases, and scripts; define and configure appropriate test data; execute test scripts and match against expected results; log defects and pass to developers for investigation and resolution; prepare releases to agreed schedules. Key Responsibilities & Deliverables - Participate in daily stand-ups and weekly / monthly management meetings to provide updates on progress, risks, and issues - Work with Business Analysts, Software Developers, and Hardware Developers to understand functional and non-functional requirements and associated solution designs - Provide estimates of effort and time for planning and quotation purposes - Define and document suitable test plans, cases, and scripts (BDD) to meet internal standards and high levels of quality - Create appropriate test data to be used when executing tests - Execute agreed tests, record outcomes, and compare to expected results to ensure that developed solutions meet functional and non-functional requirements (including regression, load, security, and usability tests where appropriate) - Identify defects, log them, and pass them to developers for further technical investigation and, where appropriate, development of suitable fixes, ready for re-test - Support the Technical Authors' production of high-quality documentation - Identify common tests suitable for inclusion in automated tests - Ensure all tested software is packaged and released for live client deployment on-time and in a controlled and effective manner - Demonstrate solutions to internal colleagues on an ad-hoc basis - Administrate deployed test tools - Liaise with and manage third parties, both suppliers and clients - Build strong working relationships with colleagues across the business - Deputise for the Test Manager when required Key Skills & Experience Required Essential - Experience working in software or hardware test teams - Previous experience in testing across Windows, Web, and Mobile solutions in a .NET environment - Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server - Experience across a wide range of testing, including system testing, functional/non-functional testing, load testing, regression testing, security testing, and usability testing - Prior experience in manual testing, use of automated test tools (e.g. Selenium), and other software planning tools (e.g. TFS) - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Relevant degree or equivalent experience gained in industry Desirable - Experience in developing solutions within the Human Resource Management / Time & Attendance sector - Experience working within a Software House - Experience working with SaaS environments and technologies, especially Azure - Experience of testing within an Agile environment - Experience using Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) processes - Basic knowledge of ISO standards (9001, 14001, 27001) - ISEB/ISTQB certified to Foundation level
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