Functional Test Analyst

Ecs Resource Group Ltd
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Test Analyst (Permanent)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Edgbaston Birmingham

My client, a leading Healthcare Solutions Provider are looking for a new Test Analyst to join the organisation on a permanent basis, your role will be to oversee all aspects of the application and functional testing activities.

Role Responsibilities

*Become the Product SME for owned applications
*Manage iteration capacity requirements within the team
*Define and perform iteration and regression testing
*Track testing progress during the course of an iteration
*Manage software defects tracking, reporting, follow-up, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to Development team and management
Collaborate with the team Developers and Business Analysts to evaluate or diagnose problems and recommend possible solutions
*Help develop and manage quality practices within assigned team
*Develop testing strategies that address areas such as database impacts, functional software use cases, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability
*Follow established automation and performance tests practices
Build new automation test scripts
*Maintain and debug existing automated test scripts
*Plan test schedules or strategies with development team and sync around project scope or delivery dates
*Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality
Pair with developers to define and create Unit Tests assist in Unit Test Peer Reviews


*Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.
*Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties
*Minimum 1-2 years' management development experience required
*Understanding of cross-functional impact of changes in relationship to software updates, bug fixes, new releases of software internally or externally developed
*Intermediate knowledge of creating SQL queries through SQL Server 2008
*Intermediate knowledge of at least one of the following C#, C++, JAVA, or VB
*Intermediate to Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming Principals
*Experience using an IDE (Ex. Visual Studio)
*Bachelor's Degree in related field. Experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements.

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