User Acceptance Tester

VIQU Limited
£30k - 40k per year
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
User Acceptance Tester - Birmingham - Permanent - £40,000 Due to ongoing expansion, a market leading Financial Services organisation have instructed VIQU to recruit a User acceptance Tester to play a vital role in the ongoing development of their new platform functionality for their suite of Pension products. Experience of software testing is essential and a background in Pensions, specifically SIPP and SSAS is preferred. Key Accountabilities: - Creation and execution of test cases. - Identifying, raising and tracking of defects and queries. - Demonstrating test coverage using mind maps. - Communication with developers, Business Analysts and Product Owner. - Ensuring that business requirements are met. - Recording and maintaining records on progress to provide a weekly report to Line Manager. - Monitoring and chasing progress on outstanding bugs raised and keeping records up to date. - Analysing and testing and signing-off fixed bugs as necessary. - Working within agreed timescales to meet the UAT deliverables. - Preparation and adherence to test plans. - Triaging of defects to agree priorities. Key Skills: - Experience of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC), including Regression and UAT. - Commercial experience in a software testing role. - Ability to deliver results under pressure. - Time management and organisational skills. - Strong investigative skills and the ability to present your findings. - Able to work independently as well as part of a team. - Skills in analysis, solid decision-making and problem solving. - Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with technical and non-technical audiences. - ISTQB Testing Certification - Creation of test plans - SIPP/SSAS knowledge - Exposure to Agile software development methodology - Knowledge of Microsoft Test Manager To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Iton Moyston, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website. If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to £1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply). To be the first to hear about other exciting opportunities, technology and recruitment news, please also follow us at 'VIQU IT Recruitment' on LinkedIn, and Twitter: @VIQU_UK
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