QA Test Analyst

Recruiter
Castle Trust Capital Plc
Location
Basingstoke, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Ref
1284264054
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Castle Trust is a forward thinking investment firm providing specialist lending services with a simple mission: to help customers achieve their financial goals. We understand that our actions affect the real economy whether it is:
  • providing competitive options for people's savings;
  • helping to alleviate the UK's housing crisis by financing the building of new homes;
  • providing homeowners and landlords with specialist solutions to match their individual financial needs; or
  • working with retailers and their customers to provide finance that enables both businesses to thrive and people to access valued goods and services.

We are looking for a Test Analyst to join us, to perform quality assurance activities, working within the Technology & Projects area. The role will involve:
  • Working with the Business Analysts to understand the detail of business and system enhancement scope,
  • preparing and executing QA testing and handover to UAT activities and documenting evidence of the same,
  • raising and reporting defects, allocating appropriate severity and risk ratings,
  • liaising with developers, analysts and business representatives to ensure satisfactory defect conclusion,
  • logging risks, issues and decisions throughout the change delivery cycle, and management of those owned,
  • providing accurate and timely progress reporting and efficient communications with stakeholders, peers and management groups
  • building strong working relationships with the analysis, development, testing and user groups.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience of QAT and UAT activities in an IT and/or Business change environment.
  • Experience of testing in an agile/sprint and waterfall methodology.
  • Background in financial services or banking preferable
  • Previous experience working for a customer centric business
  • Good knowledge and practised use of tools, concepts and methodologies associated with software testing
BENEFITS
We are going through an exciting time of growth and we are looking for innovative, enthusiastic colleagues to join us on this journey. You will be rewarded well with the following benefits:
  • Attractive base salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • Free fruit and snacks in our spacious open plan office
  • Regular team events
  • Retail benefits including M&S, ASOS and EE free mobile phone insurance, discounted cinema tickets and gym memberships through Perkbox
  • Life assurance x 5 base salary
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Generous holiday entitlement rising one day per annum
  • We offer parking in Basingstoke, subject to waiting list

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