Test Analyst

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Swansea (Abertawe)
19 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

2 x Junior / Test Analyst - Swansea - Up to 28k

Your new company
Our client who is a leading Digital Solutions provider based in Swansea have an immediate requirement for 2 x Junior / Test Analysts . This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company who are experiencing significant growth throughout Europe.

Your new role
You will be required to:

  • Build and maintain suites of test scripts.
  • Execute manual test plans, record results and raise defects as appropriate.
  • Carry out functional, regression and exploratory testing.
  • Review software specifications, documentation and release notes.
  • Work as part of an Agile Team, completing tasks in sprints.
  • Work closely with the software development team to ensure test defects are resolved.
  • Communicate with the project manager and stake holders on priorities, progress and software quality.
  • Contribute to and follow test strategies, plans, processes and standards.
  • Continuously seek to and implement improvements to the QA process.
  • Confident, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people as and when required.

What you'll need to succeed
Key Skills:

  • Understanding of structured test methods and processes
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Able to think logically with excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage workload, delivering results within sprint deadlines
  • Experience of manual test methods including functional, regression and exploratory tests


  • Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with manual testing tool(s)
  • Experience with work tracking tool(s)
  • Experience with bug tracking tool(s)
  • Competent writing SQL queries


  • Experience with Team Foundation Server
  • Experience with Microsoft Test Manager
  • Test automation experience
  • Experience in projects following Agile methodologies
  • ISTQB software testing qualification

What you'll get in return
For these roles I am able to offer a salary of up to 28k.

What you need to do now
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