Test Analyst

12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Analyst
Southampton, Hampshire

Are you looking to make a real difference as a Test Analyst? Want to join a forward-thinking organisation that’s striving to improve the lives of millions of people across the globe? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

About Us

Ordnance Survey (OS) produces digital map data, online route planning and sharing services and mobile apps, plus many other location-based products so you know exactly where you are.

Our expertise and data supports efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and emergency services. We’re best known for helping to make outdoor leisure safer, more assessible and more enjoyable. By being at the forefront of geospatial capability for more than 225 years, we’ve built a reputation for being the world’s most trusted and inspiring geospatial partner.

Currently, we’re progressing a number of exciting projects to help our customers access data in a highly sophisticated way. As such, we’re looking for a Test Analyst to join our team of innovators and game-changers.

Your Benefits

We want our people to love what they do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you:

- A salary starting from £34,000
- Performance related bonus
- Competitive pension, healthcare benefits and flexible working hours
- Free on-site parking, a subsidised on-site restaurant and an on-site nursery
- Bike to work scheme (with secure bike storage and excellent changing facilities)
- Generous staff benefits including over 500 discounts from national stores
- A wide variety of sports and social clubs
- Paid volunteer day
- 25 days’ annual leave (rising to 30 after five years) + Bank Holidays and a Christmas break

Here at OS, we’re a restless bunch who are always looking for new ways to innovate with location information and give our customers what they need. Your skills could help take it further.

We believe that investing in our people is key to our success, which is why we offer in-house training, a variety of masterclasses, bespoke training, study leave, access to learning resources and professional membership subscriptions.

So, if you’re looking to significantly grow your abilities, realise your full potential and make a difference with an adventurous, incisive and honest team, this is the role for you.

Your Role

As a Test Analyst, you’ll ensure that our products are of the highest quality.

Joining the OS Test Community within the Engineering group, you will:

- Design and implement automated and manual test suites
- Manage and execute test outcomes that meet the requirements and ambitions of us and our customers
- Support effective Agile delivery
- Work with customers and colleagues to understand requirements and develop acceptance criteria for functional and non-functional test activities
- Participate in team estimation activities
- Ensure best practice, continual improvements and appropriate standards are adhered to
- Share test best practices and test tool evaluations to improve Agile team delivery within the group

About You

To join us as our Test Analyst, you’ll need:

- Strong experience with functional testing and great analytical skills
- Previous experience of reviewing test outcomes and producing relevant documentation
- Experience or knowledge of automated testing
- A strong understanding of testing techniques and the use of appropriate test tools
- A basic understanding of non-functional testing

Knowledge or experience of the following would be an advantage: geospatial systems and technologies, developing software applications, Agile methodologies or software engineering best practice.

We’re eager to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Test Analyst, Software Test Analyst, Application Test Analyst, Tester, Quality Analyst, QA Tester, Functional Test Analyst, or Test Engineer.

The closing date for applications is the 6th April 2018.

Webrecruit and Ordnance Survey are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking to take on your next challenge as a Test Analyst, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37 hours per week

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