Test Analyst

Recruiter
YourRecruit IT Ltd
Location
Pease Pottage
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

£35,000 plus Excellent Benefits including bonus, 27 days holiday, pension, regular salary reviews, plus lots more.

Key Skills: Test Analyst. Testing. System. Definition Document. Test Script. Load, Execute. HP Quality Centre / ALM. Defect Management Reporting, Financial Services / Banking. System Test, System Integration, UAT Test Cases. Data Migration. ISEB / ISTQB.

Our client, an exceptional financial services organisation who operate globally, are looking for an experienced Test Analyst to join them on a permanent basis, to be responsible for supporting the delivery of applications and systems within the business. The role of an IT Test Analyst is to plan and execute the testing of applications and systems prior to their launch into the live environment. Duties and responsibilities will include more than just running tests; The IT Test Analyst will be an active participant in the entire software development process.

The Test Analyst - Primary Responsibilities:

The Test Analyst will collaborate with both business teams and the software development teams, including 3rd party organisations, during the start-up phase of a project; right up to the point of live use. The BAU Test Analyst will also be involved in the software review process, as they are typically the person who identifies faults in software and presents them to the software development teams. It is a position that requires a keen attention to detail and skills in small group communication.

The Test Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Planning of testing; including formulation of testing objectives and quality criteria
  • Design and development of test conditions and user stories in conjunction with Business Analysts, Development Teams and 3rd party suppliers.
  • Participate in peer review of software development cycle deliverables e.g. Requirements
  • Design and maintain test data
  • Execute tests
  • Accurately record test results (pass and fail)
  • Produce accurate and meaningful test reports

The Test Analyst Candidate - Over to You! Our ideal candidate will have;

Experience:

  • 2 years’ practical experience in a similar role within the business or IT
  • Demonstrable experience of planning and executing software, application and infrastructure testing plans
  • Experience of Waterfall and Agile project management frameworks desirable
  • Experience within the financial sector beneficial

Knowledge/Skills:

  • An understanding of the end-to-end process of an IT project lifecycle
  • Understanding of Fault Tracking and Management an advantage
  • Experience of using HP ALM or Quality Centre an advantage
  • Ability to communicate effectively and liaise on a technical level with Business Analysts, Developers and Operations to gain required knowledge for the design and creation of testing plans, scripts and supporting documents

In return, our client can offer an exceptional opportunity within an outstanding organisation that can offer real career progression as well as a generous basic salary of around £35,000 + Excellent Benefits including bonus, 27 days holiday, pension, regular salary reviews, plus lots more. Sounds interesting and something you would love to be part of? Apply today!

Key Skills: Test Analyst. Testing. System. Definition Document. Test Script. Load, Execute. HP Quality Centre / ALM. Defect Management Reporting, Financial Services / Banking. System Test, System Integration, UAT Test Cases. Data Migration. ISEB / ISTQB.

Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role and if you haven’t heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.

Key Skills: Test Analyst. Testing. System. Definition Document. Test Script. Load, Execute. HP Quality Centre / ALM. Defect Management Reporting, Financial Services / Banking. System Test, System Integration, UAT Test Cases. Data Migration. ISEB / ISTQB.

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