Test Analyst - 12M Fixed Term Contract

PW IT & Digital
£30000 - £35000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Test Analyst - ISEB, SDLC, System Testing - Chatham, Kent - Up to £35,000 plus excellent benefits - ASAP Start - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Please note that this role is a 12 month fixed term contract. You will be put on to the companies payroll for 12 months as a permanent member of staff.

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

You will be part of a manual test team of 10 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.

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.

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+ years in a Test Analyst role on systems
  • 2+ years testing core systems
  • SDLC experience
  • Agile methodology
  • Must have an ISEB certification - You will be tested on your knowledge
  • System testing and User Acceptance frameworks
  • Ability to cover manual and automated testing (scripts are pre-written)

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

Beneifts - 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.

Test Analyst - ISEB, SDLC, System Testing - Chatham, Kent - Up to £35,000 plus excellent benefits - ASAP Start - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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