Senior Test Analyst

  • Job Reference: HQ00015734
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2018
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Kingston upon Thames
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

TFS / JIRA / ISEB Certified Test Consultant / QA life cycle and Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Functionality Testing, Non-functional Testing, Database Testing, Web Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT), Formulating Test Strategies and Test environment, Preparation and execution of Test Plan and Test Cases


My client makes smart, efficient and secure body-worn video systems that transform the jobs of frontline workers.
Their world-leading products operate in situations of heightened tension, danger and fear. These are situations that for some people are 'all in a days' work'. My clients products provide reassurance, confidence and support for those people. They make their job better. They currently supply and support cameras and software to clients in 35 countries. We have operations in the UK, the USA, Australia, India and Hong Kong and our international activities are growing rapidly.

The Role


The Body Worn Video market is growing at an expediential rate. They estimate a growth rate of at least 100% year on year and as such are looking for an experienced tester to analyse, author, automate and execute the testing of their enterprise Software: You will also provide QA Signoff to be deployed to production within pre-agreed time scales.

Test Automation


Implement Automation of testing into the Development life cycle.
Requirement Analysis
Analyse new functional requirements and clarify details with the Product team to enable tests to be designed.
Analyse any customer issues reported to the Support Team, and either validate as a known issue or log as a new Bug, detailing the steps to reproduce.

Test Planning


Author test scenarios for new features.
Author test scenarios for system performance.
Prepare the test plan for each release.

Test Execution


Maintain test environments, deploying new builds as they are released for test by the development team.
For each new build, install and perform smoke tests to ensure basic functionality is working as expected.
Perform test plan, executing the test scenarios (automated and manual) for new features and system performance in the test environment, logging any new issues in TFS/Jira.
Perform regression testing to ensure existing functionality is working as expected and that new features are not impacting existing functionality.
Perform cross-browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge) compatibility test, logging any issues in TFS/Jira.

Defect Backlog


Participate in the weekly bug scrub for customer reported issues and capture in TFS/JIRA as necessary.
Discuss all the valid bugs in defect triage meetings and update TFS/JIRA statuses as necessary.
Defend the bugs that are discarded by development team and maintain statuses in TFS/JIRA.

Quality Assurance Sign-Off


Execute all the test scenarios and update the test scenario document with results.
Retest all the resolved bugs and update the status.
Update the test artefacts for new release and share with stake holders.
Provide QA sign-off for the new release by publishing the known open issues in new release.
Send a final E-mail to stakeholders with test status update and sign-off document.
Ensure all the known open issues in current build are reported in QA sign-off document.

General


Participate indaily team stand-ups and monthly sprint planning, providing estimates for test effort for each new feature.

Keep the Product team informed on the general status of the current build, highlighting any new bugs, compatibility, performance or failures in regression testing.
Support with the wider team in testing of Camera features and the Media Android App and other products.

About you


Ideally ISEB Certified Test Consultant to ensure all the QA processes are adhered and followed by the Development and QA Team
6 + years' experience as Test Consultant and able to manage the test process
Strong experience of implementing test Automation using Selenium or similar
Strong experience in system performance testing with good appreciation for memory and CPU and scalability.
Experience in implementing testing process and defining test methodologies for digital media company from base
Sound experience in QA life cycle and Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Functionality Testing, Non-functional Testing, Database Testing, Web Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT), Formulating Test Strategies and Test environment, Preparation and execution of Test Plan and Test Cases etc
In-depth knowledge of Software testing Methodologies and Testing Types
Excellent knowledge of Agile & Scrum development environment, multiple web browsers, and Automated testing suite
Previous Experience as test lead is required so that one can communicate the impeding issues with project manager like test environment setup, issue clarifications, participation in defect triage calls
Sound knowledge of change management tools, User Acceptance Testing phases, and automated testing (Regression Suite)
Good Experience in Defect management like analysing and prioritizing the Defects, preparing Defect metrics and conducting Defect Triage meetings

What we offer


Your reward will be a competitive remuneration package and the chance to work in an exciting, high-growth business where your efforts will be recognised.

Location: The role will be based in our headquarters in Kingston-Upon-Thames.

Start date: ASAP


For more information on this exciting role, please call Lee Barham in confidence on 01372 748 444 / lee.barham@e-resourcing.co.uk