Position: Test Analyst Suitable For: Software Tester / Tester Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire Salary: C£30,000 Our client is a progressive and forward-thinking law firm with offices across the UK, the company works with insurance companies, corporate and public-sector clients and the Lloyd’s market. Our client is looking for a Test Analyst / Software Tester / Tester to provide a level of quality assurance to their IT products and services. This role will involve working with senior stakeholders, business and IT teams to understand projects in full in order to define, plan and execute the necessary tests. Working alongside a number of internal and external parties this role will be to ensure products and services are functioning as per the design and are checked for quality and accuracy to ensure smooth deliveries of changes are released into the production environment. This role will be based in the clients Leeds office. Experience: As Test Analyst / Software Tester / Tester the following experience is essential: Experience and understanding of ISTQB or ISEB, with certification desirable 2 years’ experience working in Professional Services industry Understanding of structured test methods and processes, including performing both manual and automated testing Experience of working in an ITIL and ISO 27001 environment Good general knowledge of IT systems desirable, including SharePoint, SQL, MS Visual Studio and industry standard testing tools Experience of working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential Ability to effectively prioritise and take responsibility for tasks in a high-pressure environment Strong communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal Capable of setting and following standards Ability to promote a quality control culture Ability to lead business and IT workshops Good attention to detail is essential Understanding of development methodologies including Agile user stories Good problem solving and analytical skills Excellent interpersonal skills The Role: As Test Analyst / Software Tester / Tester you will report into the IT Director and the role will include, but not be limited to the following: Develop an in-depth understanding of business processes and systems used across the firm Create a comprehensive test strategy for the firm and associated test frameworks for specific business systems Manage the test cycle of software development from requirements testing to user acceptance and release testing Design, develop and coordinate the execution of test plans with business and technical representatives, achieving successful system and user acceptance testing Design and maintain reusable test scripts for specific products, services and business areas, as required Ensure business confidence in the proposed solutions being released through rigorous testing and quality assurance cycles Liaise with clients and business owners to clarify test plans, define success criteria and acceptable outcomes Provide post implementation support from a systems and operational perspective, and assist in troubleshooting software application issues Recommend functional and non-functional testing standards to be included in the test framework Quality check system changes and project deliverables before changes to production are scheduled Manage defects and software bugs as they are discovered and coordinate their resolution with appropriate technology teams Maintain central working repositories for all procedures, test documents, plans, scripts and other related material To Apply: Please follow the online application process and upload your CV in Word Please Note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered.