Automation Test Analyst SpecificationPosition: Automation Test AnalystDepartment: Business Solutions & Delivery, Information TechnologyReports to: QA & Test ManagerLocation: Bromley, KentAbout usOur Client is a financial services provider of personal insurance, critical illness cover, adult & child savings and investments, and pension planning. With £5.2bn assets under management, they manage 4 million customers with over a 1.5 million child savings and investment accounts in the UK. Throughout our 145-year history, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to help improve family well-being, and each year we invest millions to support causes that enrich the lives of families and communities. We offer customers ability to do business with us how they want, over the phone, online, face-to-face, or through new digital services.Summary of Automation Test Analyst RoleThe Automation Test Analyst will work with the manual QA Test team, Business Analysts & Developers in order to automate tests for Key Product Workflows as part of Functional, Integration, and Regression Testing. Responsible for ensuring software quality by testing, produced using Structured Testing Methods and existing frameworks in order to execute automated test suites to find defects, through Sprint, Integration and Regression testing activities prior to the release.Key Responsibilities & Duties of Automation Test Analyst* Perform daily automation testing activities, be a source of automation best practice knowledge, resolve immediate testing issues and blockers and escalate such things where necessary via the Senior Automation Test Analyst* Support development and enrichment of automated regression testing tools* Analysis of existing manual tests in order to automate them and create full flowing test suites that have superb error handling and trapping in-built* Analysis of specifications and user stories working with testers, business analysts, system designers and development to ensure correct test conditions* Identifying appropriate and comprehensive test data requirements* Executing tests in a timely manner, raising and managing defects in a way that demonstrates quality of information is paramount* Providing high quality results analysis to the Senior Automation Test Analyst and other stakeholders as required* Build working relationships with key stakeholders across the business to ensure a good working knowledge of the company's systemsKnowledge, Skills and Experience for Automation Test Analyst* Substantial experience in using Test Complete for test automation - Selenium and C# experience or similar will be a distinct advantage* Demonstrable experience of IT project and programme support services preferably acquired within Financial Services.* Experience of testing on web-based systems* Good understanding of databases, and database structures* Good experience in writing SQL queries* Understanding of use and interrogation of XML* Experience of working in an agile environment - Scrum Development and testing is desirable* A proven ability to adapt to circumstances and provide informed and evidence-based recommendations on what testing priority should be for the point in time* Experience of customised CRM systems an advantage but not essentialLocation of Automation Test AnalystUK HQ in Bromley, Kent, with a hybrid work from home model.How to apply for Automation Test AnalystIf you would like to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity please apply here or send your CV to KeywordsAutomation Tester / Auto Test Analyst / Functional / Integration / Regression / Sprint / TestComplete / Test Complete / Selenium / Record & Playback / Record + Playback / Record and Playback /Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Spring. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website.