Test Assurance Analyst - Telecoms/Energy

Recruiter
Capita
Location
Farringdon
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title- Test Assurance Analyst - (Telecoms/Smart Metering)

Location London, EC3N (Regular travel to other client sites will be required)

Competitive Salary & Benefits

About Capita | DCC Smart Metering

Smart DCC Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capita plc.We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.
The Data Communications Company (DCC) is responsible for the delivery of the shared infrastructure needed for energy suppliers to roll out 53 million electricity and gas smart meters by 2020.

What you will do:

  • Support the test leads in working with the Service Providers on system testing matters.

  • Review how the detailed testing will be undertaken, evidenced and reported by the Service Provider

  • Assure test completion through witnessing tests and inspecting test results

  • Where required, will provide analytical support to other areas of the Test Assurance function

  • Support the DCC's engagement with its Service Providers on system testing matters.

  • Review assigned aspects of system testing being undertaken by the Service Providers

  • Analysis of test evidence to confirm that established criteria have been met

  • Production of routine and ad-hoc reports and timely escalation of issues to the Test Assurance Services Manager and Test Leads (as appropriate).

Skills and experience -

  • A test professional with relevant testing experience (System Integration testing, Operational Acceptance Testing, Business Acceptance Testing).

  • Keenness and ability to rapidly understand complex functionality and architectures

  • Possesses an understanding of testing standards and processes, and how these can be applied to a service provider

  • Experience in witnessing tests and inspecting test results

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills: identifying any exceptions to the agreed test approach, proposing alternative solutions and appropriate responses

  • Experienced in using test management tools (such as HP ALM) to manage test execution and reporting

  • Familiarisation with Remedy, Incident Management System

  • Knowledge of the GB telecoms or energy industry (in particular smart metering) is desirable

  • ISEB, ISTQB or equivalent certification

    Demonstrates strong communications skills - written & verbal

    Approachable, with strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to working

    What's in it for you?

    At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

    What we hope you will do next

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.