Automation Test Analyst

Reed Technology
Redhill, UK
16 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Test Analyst

Salary: £35,000-£40,000
Location: Redhill, Surrey
Type: Permanent

Based with the Consumer Finance division of a major Bank, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Automation Test Analyst to join their expanding team on a permanent basis.

Job Purpose:The purpose of the role is to support the delivery of applications and systems that in turn support the business and customers. The role of the Automation Test Analyst is to develop, maintain and execute automated test scripts for applications and systems prior to their launch into the live environment to ensure they meet the highest standards.

Duties and responsibilities will include more than just running tests, the Automation Test Analyst will be an active participant in the entire software development process. They will collaborate with both business teams and the software development teams, including 3rd party organisations.

The Automation Test Analyst will possess strong technical skills, organisational skills and excellent attention to detail to support and lead the introduction of automation within the BAU Test Team. They will champion best practice which will include implementing new tools and methodologies where required.

Main Duties:• Set-up and deliver test automation framework for various systems and applications
• Select the relevant tools to implement an automation testing framework within a reasonable time frame
• Continually develop and improve test methods, tools and techniques, including the test automation framework
• Review manual test scripts and identify scenarios for automation
• Create and manage the automation planning activities, ensuring that all are to time, quality and as per agreed standards.
• Participate in peer review of software development cycle deliverables e.g. Requirements
• Review project documentation and interpret requirements to provide test estimations
• Ensure that test scripts are created in a structured way, to reflect the business priorities and are approved and signed off by the appropriate stakeholders
• Write and store test scripts in the appropriate test tool
• Write and maintain automated regression test packs ensuring test coverage is adequate
• Design and maintain test data
• Execute tests and ensure results are accurately recorded in the appropriate test tool
• Report and track any issues observed as part of the testing related activities and retest where required
• Responsible for deciding the priority and severity of defects found during testing
• Produce accurate and meaningful test reports

Key Requirements:• Minimum of 2 years' experience in HP UFT/QTP and ALM/Quality Centre
• Demonstrable experience of producing and executing UFT/QTP scripts integrated with ALM/Quality centre
• Proven ability to introduce and build a test automation framework from scratch (must have)
• Experience of Waterfall and Agile project management frameworks
• An understanding of the software development and testing lifecycles
• Experience of manual testing
• ISTQB qualification

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