Test Analyst

Recruiter
Network IT
Location
Birmingham
Salary
33000.0000
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Test Analyst is now required to join the Market Leaders of hosted software solutions for the Healthcare and Social sectors.

As the Test Analyst you will become part of a well-established development department working alongside highly capable software development professionals with the joint goal of re-platforming and modernising their existing legacy product suite.

You will work as part of a cross functional self-organising SCRUM team and be involved with all SCRUM ceremonies to help refine, plan, deliver and deploy quality software solutions.

Key Responsibilities of the Test Analyst:

• Plan, execute and document the testing of our software suite using a combination of manual and automated testing.

• Work closely with Developers as part of a SCRUM team to test user stories as they're being developed.

• Liaise effectively with Project Managers while in UAT phases.

• Collaborate with Product Owners from the onset to understand requirements, define test cases and suggest conditions of acceptance.

• Log and help to prioritise defects using Visual Studio Team Services.

• Update our bank of regression scripts on a continual basis.

• Work with other members of your team to iteratively improve working practices.

• Assist with planning the regression testing activities in preparation for a release.

The successful Test Analyst must have the following skills and experience:

• Graduate calibre or equivalent.

• Demonstrable expertise in the whole testing life cycle including knowledge of various test methodologies, definition of test plans and test scripts, test execution and raising defects.

• Excellent written communication skills with experience writing comprehensive yet clear, well-structured documentation.

• Excellent verbal communication skills.

• Experience creating and executing simple SQL queries to support testing

• Ability to work in an environment which provides a responsive customer experience.

• ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level.

Desirable

• Experience of working within a SCRUM environment.

• Web services and HTML 5 web application testing.

• Experience of testing high availability systems.

• Ranorex test automation tool.

• Exposure to performance testing.

The Test Analyst can expect a salary of £33,000 which comes with the following benefits:

• Scottish Widows Pension Plan – 5% employer contribution, 1% employee contribution with optional salary sacrifice on completion of your probationary period provided by Westfield Health

• 22 days' holiday initially, rising to 25 days after the required length of service

• Travel to work scheme - claim 50% back on seasonal train or bus tickets for your travel to and from work

• Childcare voucher scheme provided by Edenred

• Death in service plan – 4 x annual basic salary

• Employee Assistance Programme provided by Legal and General

• Birthday Payment – one off payment each year of £150 subject to normal deductions

• Buy and Sell Holiday Scheme