Senior Test Analyst

SPS Resourcing
From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Test Analyst - Test - Tester - Automation Testing - Agile - TDD - BDD - Cucumber - Gherkin - JVM - Selenium WebDriver - Restful Services - Java - Maven - Spring - Hibernate - Apache Tomcat - Jira - Junit - Agile Scrum - Agile Kanban - Senior Test Analyst

Senior Test Analyst required for prestigious financial organisation based near Watford, Hertfordshire. As a Senior Test Analyst, you will make lead contribution to the test strategy for the project, which is likely to include BDD styled cucumber/gherkin/Java based functional, system integration testing and non-functional testing (Volume & Performance and Resilience & Availability).

Duties Include:

  • You will use your Java/Agile/TDD/BDD skills to have direct input into the product/test development.
  • Involved in automated deployments, test automation, automated regression test packs including frameworks.
  • Collaborate with various development and teams to devise the appropriate approach.
  • Participating in daily scrum stand-up meetings and explaining progress and issues encountered.
  • Contribute to the design & development of the overall test strategy and vision, including the tools and technologies needed to support the strategy.
  • Adopt the best practice process for developing automated test programs.
  • Implementation of the test automation strategy and frameworks needed to test all the dimensions of a complex, high-throughput distributed system including functional correctness, performance, scale, and security.
  • Key contributor & to be part of an effective team.
  • Work collaboratively with several teams, contributing as a team player who performs high quality automation testing.
  • Work with development and QA teams to establish and reinforce automation development processes.
  • Drive innovation in automation at all application tiers including UI, APIs, CLIs, and the database layer.
  • Keep improving in tool adoption and seek opportunities to leverage test tools for greater organisational efficiency.
  • Working closely with the development team to collaborate and influence new development.
  • Skills Required:

  • Minimum 5 years' of experience in Automated software testing using Java.
  • A passion for Agile methodologies and concepts such as XP, Lean, Kanban & Scrum.
  • Proven experience working within a complex integration test project that involved establishing end to end work flows.
  • Experience of testing high volume high availability systems.
  • Previous development background or an experienced developer.
  • Previous technical testing experience in an Agile environment (BDD/ATDD is essential).
  • Automation testing experience with the ability to contribute to test automation using open source technologies, such as Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber/JBehave & Gherkin.
  • Experience integrating automation tests with continuous delivery tools.
  • Previous experience in environments include Cucumber JVM, Selenium WebDriver, Restful Services, Java, Maven, Git, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat, Jira, Junit, SOAPUI & Agile Scrum/Kanban
  • Familiar with Atlassian toolset (Jira/Confluence).