Senior Test Analyst

New Look
United Kingdom
09 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Test Analyst Location: London Salary: Highly Competitive More about the role: Every person makes New Look the incredible place it is to work, andtogether, were unstoppable. Within our buzzing environment all ourtalented people work hard but we ensure some fun is thrown in too! Weare entering a bold and brave new phase and were striving to be afashion brand with attitude. Fashion is personal and we want everyone tocelebrate self-expression, helping our customers to look good, feelgreat and express themselves with fashion. At New Look, the only rule isthat there are no rules and we want people who can make a difference,think big, think brave and arent afraid to make mistakes. The Role: In this role you will be responsible for leading a team of testanalysts and will own the delivery of IT testing on a project(s) toensure that a solution meets all requirements and is fit for purpose. You will be responsible for: Project Test Approach Facilitating a test kick off meeting/workshop with the project teamto define and agree the project test approach Defining the test approach for the project(s) based on the testestimate and other project documentation and inputs. Obtaining sign off of the test approach from the project team and thebusiness stakeholders Peer reviewing test approaches written by other Test Leads Testing Acting as the single point of contact for all testing on an allocated project(s) Leading, co-ordinating and tracking the progress of all IT phases oftesting e.g. Unit, System, Integration, V&P, OAT Co-ordinating and tracking the progress of UAT Preparing task level test plans, reviewing test scripts, and ensuringtraceability back to requirements/user stories Facilitating a test script review session to agree testing scope Liaising with the New Look environment manager to ensure testenvironments are provisioned and supported during test phases Leading Gate 4 Test Readiness Review(s) and documenting the outcome Leading a team of project test analysts including New Look and othertest partners including on-shore and off-shore resources. Ensuring test results are clearly communicated to the relevantdevelopment teams Reviewing and reporting test results, progress and metrics to theproject team and relevant stakeholders Managing any impact to the test plan/schedule Documenting End of Test Report(s) Investigating and escalating defects Leading defect triage activities Task Management Responsibility for task management of allocated test analysts on aproject, both New Look internal and Third Party on and offshore Allocation of test preparation and test execution tasks to the testanalyst resources per the Test Plan Quality & Control Documenting the End of Test Report and providing a recommendation forthe Gate 5 Go/No Go meeting Ensuring the delivery of testing to agreed time, cost and quality Ensuring all testing activity within the project adheres toestablished testing policies, methods, and standards Ensuring test partners are supported Ensuring 3rd parties conduct appropriate testing by reviewing testapproaches and results Driving continuous improvement within the Test function, identifyingopportunities for improvement and actively supporting change initiatives Managing all risks and issues associated with testing and takingaction as appropriate to resolve/mitigate Contributing to post implementation reviews to incorporate learningsinto future work Sharing PIR output/lessons learnt with the test team Qualifications and Experience: A degree in IT or related business topic (preferable) A good working understanding of Microsoft applications Outlook,Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project and Visio Experience of working in Retail IT (preferable) Strong previous experience as a Test Analyst Previous experience of using testing tools e.g. JIRA Defect management Previous experience in Project test Management Proven track record of Leading testers/teams A test certification e.g. ISEB Foundation in Software Testing (desirable) You get: As well as the opportunity for great career progression, there iseverything from bonus schemes to season ticket loans that will make lifea little bit easier for you - including a huge staff discount of 40%,holiday days and access to our New Look Rewards which include someamazing discounts across a number of different businesses. To apply for the Senior Test Analyst role, please click the Apply now button. - provided by Dice DEGREE, ISEB, JIRA, MICROSOFT, SOFTWARE TESTING