BAU Test Analyst - Financial Services - City

I3 Resourcing Limited
City Of London
£50k - £55k pa + benefits
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
BAU Test Analyst - Financial Services - City

Test - Tester - Analyst - BAU - Financial Services - Banking - SCRUM - MS SQL

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits


A leading City-based Investor in Private Equity seeks an experienced Test Analyst to join their growing IT team and become the custodian of the regression suite for a subset of their systems, and where appropriate, develop automated scripts for regression testing.

Key Responsibilities

- Take ownership of the validation of all software upgrades/bug fixes from test planning, to execution to post-deployment verification.
- Define required test environments and then ensure that these are provided by the Infrastructure team.
- Specify test cases and produce test scripts.
- Execute tests and record results, including documenting any incidents found.
- Work with developers, BAs, and other staff (including those at the 3rd party supplier) to ensure incidents are resolved.
- Proactively suggest ways of improving testing processes and standards, and the use of testing tools
- Assist in the deployment to production (and pre-production) of all upgrades.
- Liaise with business users during UAT.
- Present the Information Systems team in a professional manner to the remainder of the company

Knowledge and Experience Required

- Extensive experience using the SCRUM methodology in more than 1 project
- Producing test strategies / plans, designing test cases, producing and executing test scripts, documenting results, and defect reporting and management
- Static testing (i.e. reviews), system testing, integration testing, UAT, and regression testing
- Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
- Advanced SQL with a solid understanding of database structures
- Use of Selenium or Coded UI Extensive to develop automated test scripts
- Experience of testing distributed systems

Experience of at least 4 of the following technologies:

- SharePoint
- Advanced level SQL
- Coded UI
- Selenium
- Business Objects
- Crystal reports
- BizTalk