System Test Analyst

Link Asset Services
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

A mortgage is the greatest financial commitment most people enter into during their lifetime.

It is our commitment throughout that journey that the client and customer receive a best in class service. We
offer a complete servicing solution throughout the life-cycle of a mortgage from loan origination through to administration, redemption, asset management, and where required, collections. Our role is to seek and deliver the best outcome.

Link Group Mortgage Services is part of the global Link Group - a leading global provider of financial
administration solutions. As one of Europe’s leading asset servicing platforms, we interact with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding £600bn of assets across 10 highly regulated markets.

Job Description

As System Test Analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Planning, executing and documenting testing of both projects and small change items assigned to the them
  • Review requirements, design/technical specifications to ensure full test coverage
  • Review and log defects
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support User Acceptance Testing
  • Support other members of the System Test Team, Test Lead and Development and Test Manager
  • Conduct Peer Reviews of test artefacts
  • Assist in the training of new staff
  • Drive continuous improvement of system test processes
  • Conduct "Show and Tell" meetings with stakeholders


Skills and Knowledge

  • Producing Test Plans, Test Scripts (including Traceability Matrix) and Test Completion Reports
  • Providing Test Metrics
  • Producing Test Estimates
  • Raising defects
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to organise workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to understand how issues relate to business needs
  • Comprehensive understanding of the development lifecycle and methodology including Agile and/or Waterfall
  • Experience using a Risk Based Testing approach
  • Ability to work effectively both individually or with the team
  • Ability to query a database using SQL
  • Excellent standard of written and verbal communication
  • High attention to detail


  • Application systems - experience of recording and solving application support issues from customers, prioritising requests, implementing and communicating timely solutions, both in database and web environments.
  • Experience delivering application support


Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of the UK Financial Services market including the residential/commercial mortgage market
    Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing (ISEB/ISTQB)
  • Experience using Test Driven Development
  • Experience using Test Automation tools Defect Triage and Defect Management


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or appropriate experience


  • Ideally experience of working to ITIL standards

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