Senior Test Analyst

Easton Haines Limited
Newport (Casnewydd)
to £38,000
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Test Analyst

About you

You will be an experienced Test Analyst with ISTQB accreditation (or equivalent) and a strong and demonstrable understanding of the Software Delivery Lifecycle. The Senior Test Analyst will also have hands on experience of the end-to-end testing process including static analysis, test design, Scripting, execution and defect management.

The Senior Test Analyst will also have experience of successfully leading testing team(s), production of high quality documentation, workload and test management, detailed planning and reporting. Experience of using workload management and testing tools is also required as is familiarity of different project delivery methodologies (eg Waterfall, Iterative)

Any of the following would be advantageous: ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst qualification (or equivalent); knowledge of financial services productions 9specifically mortgages, loans, investments or insurance); JIRA and Zephyr Enterprise; experience of using automation testing tools, particularly SoapUI and Selenium; experience of Performance Testing tools including J-Meter.

About the role

The Senior Test Analyst role sits within the Group Test Team function which is responsible for providing software testing services across the organisation in accordance with defined TLC (Testing Life Cycle) and SDLC (Software Delivery Life Cycle).

Key accountabilities include: leading on-shore and off-shore test teams throughout the testing process including the production of project test documentation and supporting testing tasks, processes and documentation. This will include attending internal and client workshops to provide support to clients as required.

The Senior Test Analyst is also responsible for effectively and pro-actively monitoring and controlling test progress throughout the project life cycle including effective work allocation, delegation, defect management, issue resolution and reporting. You will also perform functional and non-functional testing (manual and automated where applicable) including planning, Scripting, execution and progress reporting.

The Senior Test Analyst will work supportively with team members and colleagues across the business to enable individual, team and group objectives to be met, you will produce and roll-out training on new or key areas to the testing department and coach and mentor trainees and Test Analysts to improve individual and collective standards across the business.


In you will receive a salary of between £30,000 and £38,000, profit related bonus scheme, 24 days annual leave, life assurance of four times your salary. On completion of the probationary period you can join the group pension plan and obtain up to a 6% match contribution into your pension plan. Access to private medical cover is also available and a flexible benefits scheme can also be enjoyed.

This role will be based between the Newport and Cardiff offices. What's in it for you?

Join a growing company at the cutting edge of software and business services Enormous career potential - the company is growing year on year My client's values of integrity, teamwork, pioneering and determination reflect their priorities to employees Continuous learning and development is a key part of their culture and a variety of training options are available to support your career development Please send your CV direct to me. Alternatively, for further information please call me on the number shown. Easton Haines Consultancy is a specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. No terminology in the advertisement is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary or contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment business. Please note that, unfortunately, due to the high level of applications, we are only able to respond to those candidates whose CVs match the job requirements.

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