Senior Test Automation Analyst

Equiniti Limited
Crawley, UK
27 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Summary:

The role of a Senior Test Automation Analyst is to support the Test Lead(s) and Manager(s) with the QA delivery for a major software release (core or configured) by writing detailed test conditions and test scripts with appropriate test data creation whilst undertaking test estimation exercises for time box planning. In addition they will provide support and guidance to the offshore EQI Test Team members for the test execution stages, while assisting with risk assessments and ultimately a detailed test plan.For small scale projects a Test Analyst may be required to manage the whole test cycle from test planning, scripting, execution, MI reporting through to delivery.

Core Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Contribution to the writing on the project test plans (for small scale they will be the owner of the test plan)
  • Produce and agree testing estimates for project planning
  • Risk assessments to provide guidance for proposed test coverage
  • Be aware of the budgetary constraints and the business commercials for a delivery to analyse when enough testing has taken place while assessing the risks
  • Writing of test conditions, test scripts with expected results and test data for testing projects
  • Test execution while accurately recording and storing test results
  • Monitor any change control to original requirements for impact analysis and capture these changes within a traceability matrix or within TFS
  • Setting up the test environment in co-ordination with the technical services
  • Implementing scheduled tests, execution and logging the tests and evaluating the results and documenting any deviations from expected results
  • Support the offshore test team with clarifications and queries
  • Defect retesting, fault reviews and defect analysis of any issues raised by offshore team
  • Fully understand how all aspects of their work integrates with the rest of the SDLC
  • Continuously develop a professional, technical and commercially aware approach
  • May be required to contribute to the production of user guides and release notes

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes:

  • Some experience with an object oriented programming language, preferably Java
  • Comfortable constructing simple SQL queries for test setup and validations
  • Some experience with continuous integration practices and tools
  • Experience of automated testing frameworks
  • Knowledge of test design and execution principles

  • Can work closely with a scrum team from kick-off to delivery
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able to learn about a complex business domain

  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Willingness to learn and discover as you go
  • Driven to review and improve work already done

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please note any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening checks. These consist of 5 year activity & GAP verification, DBS or Access NI, Credit and Sanctions checks.

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