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Test Analysts

UK Biobank
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
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UK Biobank have an exciting opportunity for a Test Analyst to join the team. Location: Stockport Salary: £32,000 to £37,500 per annum depending on experience Job Type: Permanent full-time post available
Hours: 35 hours per week
Who is UK Biobank?
UK Biobank is a major international health resource, with the aim of improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of serious and life-threatening illnesses. UK Biobank follows the health and well-being of 500,000 volunteer participants, collecting health information which is globally accessible to academic and health researchers. Test Analyst - The Role:
We are looking to hire Test Analysts in our head office based in Cheadle, Stockport. You will be working as part of a wider team to ensure the quality of our systems supporting the use of essential resources. The team collaborates with colleagues across both UK Biobank and the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford. Test Analyst - What your day will look like:
- Testing UK Biobank information systems to ensure they are fit for purpose
- Establishing scope and types of testing required
- Translating user stories, functional and non-functional requirements and specifications into documented test plans and cases
- Managing defects and bringing to successful resolution
- Identifying issues and risks, managing and escalating where appropriate
Test Analyst - This is what we're looking for:
- Experience working on complex and business critical systems
- Degree and/or professional qualification in computer science, informatics, information technology or related field
- Highly attentive to detail
- Clear and persuasive communication skills
It would also be great if you had:
- Formal ISTQB certification
- Experience with test automation frameworks and/or basic coding skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Previous experience of working in an ISO9001:2015 and/or ISO27001:2013
Test Analyst - Benefits:
- £32,000 to £37,500 per annum depending on experience
- 26 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
- Christmas Closure
- USS pension scheme (9.8% employee contribution & 21.6% employer contribution)
- Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental leave
- Enhanced company sick pay scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Health and wellbeing initiatives including an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Annual Flu vaccination
- Perkbox employee discount platform scheme
- An active social committee who organises events throughout the year
- Flexible work life balance policy
- Free onsite car parking
- Onsite café
- Gym facilities, we even have a putting green!
By working for UK Biobank you are part of an organisation whose mission is to contribute to improving the health of future generations. UK Biobank strives to be a diverse and inclusive organisation, within which we can ALL be ourselves.
For further information about UK Biobank please visit our website. You can also visit our careers page where you can find information about working at UK Biobank and guidance to our recruitment process.
The closing date for applications is 6 July 2022, subject to early closure upon receipt of suitable applications.
To submit your CV for the exciting Test Analyst role, please click 'Apply' now
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