Senior Test Analyst

Oliver James Associates
07 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As a Senior Test Analyst, you will be joining a growing force in the Software industry that are always innovating the way medical documents are processed in the Legal sector. You will work within a growing and collaborative IT team that are looking to drive IT Change into the business as it continues to grow, moving forward.

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As the Senior Test Analyst you will report directly to the Test Manager and take full responsibility for all testing deliverables on a program, multiple projects and/or small changes across the Business. You will work as part of a cross functional team completing testing deliverables such as defining the testing approach, test preparation and test execution.


  • Perform all relevant types of software testing and/or support User Acceptance Testing on high profile, highly complex and/or strategic business initiatives
  • Ensure the testing approach on all change activities is agreed and understood and follows in principle the overall Test Strategy
  • Ensure all test deliverables are of a high quality and that the tested solution meet the business requirements and needs
  • Ensure that testing practices and software solutions meet the IT security constraints and guidelines
  • Apply Risk Based testing techniques where necessary and ensure approach and rationale is clearly communicated as appropriate
  • Contribute to the impact assessment, scoping and estimating of testing activity within the portfolio and small change initiatives
  • Work with business representatives and stakeholders at all levels of seniority in order to execute testing activities in line with technical and business requirements, and taking into account constraints, dependencies and other internal/external considerations
  • Use a combination of business and technical knowledge, determine the testing implications of system design and integration working closely with architects and developers
  • Support Business Stakeholders in the determining the approach, coverage and execution of User Acceptance Testing
  • Communicate testing approach and coverage back to business stakeholders to ensure these meet with the business requirement and risk appetite
  • Guide and mentor less experienced Testing Analysts across the Change and Development department.
  • Capture risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies both at a project and requirements level and communicate as appropriate
  • Contribute to the definition and management of the Release & Environment Management Strategy for all change activities, and communicate as required
  • Contribute to the definition and management of the Defect Management Strategy for all change activities, and communicate as required
  • Maintain excellent awareness of industry methods, tools and techniques and recommend changes to the existing processes where appropriate
  • When production problems occur, respond efficiently and effectively to address issues to minimise business disruption.

Essential Experience

  • Extensive experience of testing tools and techniques such as Black Box, Exploratory Testing, Smoke Testing, Integration and Regression Testing
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience in Waterfall and Agile testing approaches
  • Demonstrates evidence of undertaking the testing and quality assurance of complex operational processes and business requirements
  • Experience using Automated Testing techniques
  • Experience using SDLC Test Tools, such as Jira, ALM, VSTS
  • Able to work effectively across multiple

Desirable Experience

  • Familiarity / Experience working Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration
  • Experience in Selenium WebDriver
  • Experience in UI and API automated testing
  • Experience with Performance and Load Testing
  • Experience in Test Environment Management and configuration
  • Undertaking feasibility studies
  • Awareness of technology trends

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