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Test Analyst (outside of IR35)

Employer
Venesky Brown
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow, is currently looking to recruit a Test Analyst for an initial 3 month contract on a rate of £300/day (Outside of IR35). Due to the current circumstances this role will be remote based for the foreseeable future.

Responsibilities:

Manages delivery and development of the access and authentication of systems across organisation and externally, working within a team to support the information needs of the organisation. This includes the testing or adapting of IT systems.
Support colleagues in providing outreach and end-user training on effective retrieval of information and use of interactive knowledge services.
Manage complex enquiries and trouble-shoot problems.
Design, production and dissemination of resources and services.
Design, collate, promote, and provide guidance and training on the use of systems, service and resources available to colleagues within the organisation and external stakeholders.
Detailed business analysis to inform design of information and learning systems and organisation of resources.
Work to the project management principles and methodology for all tasks, acting as project manager as well as a member of the project team, depending on the workstream.
Contribute to and implement policy on system design, information management, knowledge management, system testing, record-keeping and statistics.
Actively participate in local and national groups to review and amend policies and introduce new polices as and when required.
Develop and deliver training, guidance and expert support in the use of relevant services and systems to colleagues within the organisation and to external stakeholders.
Deliver existing information and learning systems and maintain the quality of the content.
Conduct business requirements analysis and evaluation of usability of solutions.
Research the learning technology and information science literature to identify new solutions and development opportunities.
Assist in the day to day support of systems users, trouble shooting problems and reporting systems issues to the appropriate parties.
Analysis and evaluation of a variety of datasets, including user feedback, ensuring the results are accurate, fit for purpose and presented to a high standard, to define gaps and issues and define improvements or new solutions.
Identify requirements for customisation of nationally available solutions to prevent duplication of effort by information providers.

Essential Skills:

Degree level qualification or equivalent
Relevant postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline
Experience of testing web applications including aspects such as multi-browser, accessibility, regression and usability testing
Proficiency in software testing techniques, testing tools, incident/defect tracking systems and other test-support tools.
Experience working as part of an agile software delivery team
Knowledge of .Net stack application development
Experience in investigating issues and gathering information to aid fault resolution
Ability to identify areas of risk and execute focused test effort accordingly
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
A structured and methodical approach to testing activities
Ability to apply software testing techniques such as mind maps and test session notes
Excellent communication skills including the ability to interact well with both technical and non-technical individuals and groups
Excellent critical thinking skills
A passion for software testing and quality assurance and its role in delivering excellent software solutions
Inquisitive nature with ability to focus on both detail and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work effectively as part of a geographically-dispersed agile software delivery team
Ability to contribute effectively to the refinement of user stories to ensure all requirements are captured appropriately and understood correctly by the project team
Ability to work unsupervised and regularly work to tight deadlines under pressure
Ability to adapt to changing requirements within an Agile environment

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