Test Analyst

10 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Analyst - Glasgow - ASAP - 3 months - £275 to £300 per day Your new company A busy organisation in Glasgow is looking for a Test Analyst for a 3 month contract. Your new role Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables. Backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers. Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan. Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data and data validation Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results. Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members. Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management. Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements. Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes Coordinate UAT resources, track progress and UAT issue management (including leading the triaging of issues into defects, new requirements, data set-up, user error) Ensure UAT is planned effectively within projects and resource requirements are understood across IT and business users Liaise with work-stream team leads and key business stakeholders to gain issue resolution Provide regular UAT progress statistics What you'll need to succeed 5+ years IT Experience in a testing environment 3+ years large enterprise systems experience. Knowledge and experience in technical aspects of software solution being tested Demonstrable experience of testing complex software solutions, including Commercial off-the-shelf software A person who is self-motivated and has strong motivation for delivery to a high standard of quality Well organised with excellent interpersonal skills Proven experience of interacting directly with end users Excellent analytical skills Good documentation and report writing skills Good awareness of Software Development Life Cycle Experience of User Acceptance Testing phase Experience of using SQL to construct queries to inspect/create data ISEB/ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing. What you'll get in return Up to £300 per day for 3 months initially. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at