Business Test Analyst

Recruiter
Yoh
Location
Guildford
Salary
£40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Yoh Solutions Ltd is currently recruiting for software house based near Guildford who develops cloud based software and mobile applications. We are currently looking for a Business Analyst who has a background in Software Testing or a Software Tester who would be interested in becoming a Business Analyst.

Key duties will include
  • Analyse documentation, determine intended functionality and prepare technical specifications for new or changing functionality.
  • Create clear and concise requirement documents including flowcharts / process diagrams.
  • Develop and establish quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycle.
  • Create and execute test plans and scripts that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications.
  • Collaborate with software/systems personnel in application testing, such as system, unit, regression, load, and acceptance testing methods.
  • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management.
  • Make recommendations for improvement of applications to programmers and software developers or engineers.
  • Ensure that testing activities allow applications to meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify existing or potential issues
  • Test any new software to ensure integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and technical specifications.
  • Assist in the development of change control processes, practices, and guidelines for new and existing technologies.
  • Verify and revise quality assurance standards as needed.


Requirements
  • Ability to problem solve and pre-empt technical challenges and questions
  • Strong knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies
  • 3+ years direct experience as a tester for major application integration and/or major application product release.
  • Extensive experience with core software applications, including Web, Tablet, and Mobile Applications.
  • Direct hands-on experience with automated testing tools, and reporting software
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent PC skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent listening, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Benefits: Discretionary end of year bonus, Pension, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays