Test & Configuration Analyst
Test and Configuration Analyst
Job Market - IT / Insurance
Test & Configuration Analyst – About the role
Fantastic opportunity to join my market leading Insurance client in a newly created role:
The role of the “Test and Configuration Analyst” will be to develop and execute test plans and scripts from defined business processes, functional and business requirements ensuring that a structured and professional testing process operates at all times and that all testing is reviewed against and implemented to agreed acceptance criteria and business requirement.
Core Duties will include:
Develop and execute test scripts as per defined test strategies ensuring the quality of software, reporting and process implementations and minimize the cost of re-work.
Support, contribute and execute the Test Team’s strategy in order to minimize the cost of implementation and develop a suite of repeatable regression testing scripts that can be applied at industry or product level.
Provide estimates for test effort on all testing requirements. Accountable for reporting testing progress and delivering within the agreed deadlines.
Contribute to the development and achievement of the Test Team.
configure Test and Live systems based on Business requirements to ensure expedient and continued delivery.
Act as the Test and support contact for the business with respect to project’s system test requirements and deliverables.
Work with development, project teams and external parties to deliver the agreed acceptance testing criteria ensuring that system and acceptance testing is performed to the agreed business and operational requirements
To develop a regression test suite of manual, repeatable and automated testing material that can be applied at industry, business or product level.
Work with the development, business support, project, change and process teams to ensure full involvement by the business and technical teams in all testing requirements.
Test & Configuration Analyst – Key requirements
ISEB /ISTBQ Intermediate Certificate
Able to prioritise work and support multiple varied testing requirements
Ability to plan and manage own workload to ensure delivery to rigid timeframes
Ability to communicate effectively and clearly to both project and business stream staff
Structured and methodical approach
Degree level qualification or equivalent
Experience of working in a project team function in an Insurance environment
Knowledge of Insurance services products – Policy and Claims etc.
Knowledge and experience of testing to financial and Insurance services regulations
Knowledge of functional and none functional test tools, in particular VSTS and Atlassian JIRA.
Understanding of Prince 2 and/or AGILE project management approaches
Experience of System and Acceptance Testing in a highly regulated industry
Knowledge of testing solutions and tool sets.
Knowledge and experience of developing manual and automated testing scripts
Thorough understanding of software development principles
Familiar with the structures and methods used to manage projects (Prince / Agile)
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