Test Analyst

London (Greater)
09 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Test Assurance Analyst


Test Assurance, Quality Assurance

You will be:

  • Working with service providers and users to establish what testing is required and how it will be assessed and reported.
  • Assuring that my clients systems, including those of our service providers, have been thoroughly tested and are ready for live operation
  • Establishing and administering the processes by which prospective service users prove they can interface with my client’s service
  • Providing facilities for users, meter manufacturers and other categories of test participants to test the interaction of their meters and back office systems against my client’s service
  • Managing the resolution of issues that arise during testing

What will you do:

  • Support the test leads in working with the Service Providers on system testing. BAT and OAT 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

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support my client’s engagement with its Service Providers on system testing, BAT and OAT 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).

Your Experience will include:

  • A test professional with relevant testing and test assurance experience.
  • 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
  • Demonstrates strong communications skills written & verbal
  • Approachable, with strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to working

Skills and Experiences Desirable:

  • 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

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960301898

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