Test Analyst

Northern Recruitment Group
Newcastle Upon Tyne
From £27,038 to £32,861 per annum
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

NRG are currently recruiting for a Test Analyst for a prestigious establishment based in Newcastle.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Support the Faculty or Service Management Team by coordinating and contributing to the provision of professional expertise and support ensuring that the service provides high levels of stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Organise, plan and prioritise own work activities, and the work of others where appropriate, to contribute to the achievement of Faculty or Service objectives and professional standards.
  • Respond positively to feedback by proactively reviewing processes, procedures and practices to ensure that the needs and expectations of relevant stakeholders are met.
  • Contribute to the development of a collaborative, collegiate and inclusive culture, by sharing information and good practice with others.
  • Work co-operatively and maintain effective relationships with others, internally and externally to the client, as appropriate to own area of responsibility.
  • Develop and maintain a specialist knowledge of own area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to change to support the University to meet existing and future needs.
  • Act corporately, promoting the ‘One University’ principle and promoting the Faculty or Service within and outside the University where appropriate.
  • Undertake other responsibilities as required.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Accepts responsibility for creation of test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications (such as reliability, efficiency, usability, maintainability and portability).
  • Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
  • Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.
  • Interprets, executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards.
  • Records and analyses actions and results, and maintains a defect register.
  • Reviews test results and modify tests if necessary.
  • Provides reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project. Reports on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.

Salary: £27,000 - £32,500 plus fantastic benefits.