Test Analyst - Leading Financial Software House - London

IQ Assurance & Testing
London (Greater)
£30k - £35k pa
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Analyst

A dynamic and leading financial software house based in London require a Test Analyst. The role will be to join an established team, providing rigorous testing activities and producing accompanying documentation in support of each development.


- Plan and prioritise work for all incoming testing. Provide detailed, accurate Test Estimates.
- Design detailed conditions and destructive, broad test cases. Draft and issue test plans, where appropriate
- Perform test execution on back office applications, front office GUI applications and websites.
- Document and publish using a Test Management Tool, all test results to a defined standard
- Create and maintain test scripts in a Test Management Tool, to a specified quality standard
- Document and report issues arising from testing in a timely manner and manage their resolution and tracking
- Maintain an issues log for sizeable developments when required
- Issue testing status and completion reports to project teams when required
- Assist in the ongoing development and improvement of testing standards and procedures across the company and monitor compliance to these agreed standards

Required Skills and Experience

- Strong functional testing experience incorporating Unit Testing, System Testing, Integration Testing, User Interface Testing and Acceptance Testing, ideally against the following: AS400, Windows Software, Database applications and Web (eg Access, SQL Server, MS Query)
- Thorough knowledge of structured test methods and processes, preferably ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing qualified, with awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle.
- Experience of test management tools such as HP Quality Centre, Silk Central, JIRA or similar
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and able to operate at any level within the business and forge strong working relationships with external clients, end users and software developers.
- Flexible, approachable and demonstrates a positive attitude, even when under pressure
- Powerful and pragmatic analysis skills
- Must have a commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading company in a challenging yet rewarding testing role. The Test Analyst role offers a salary of between £30,000 and £35,000 (dependent upon experience) and offers some fantastic additional benefits, which includes a performance related bonus scheme.

If you are interested in this Test Analyst opportunity and you meet the majority of the required skills, please apply for more information

Due to the nature of the work you will need to hold a British or EU passport.

Interquest Group PLC is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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