Test Analyst

  • Job Reference: PR/021131
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2021
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Herefordshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Role

Our fast-growing financial client now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Test Analyst to join their quality assurance team.

Within this role you will be:

  • Analysing Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, business processes and associated documentation to identify all test conditions and scenarios.
  • Designing and implementing test cases, specifications, plans and procedures for testing all required conditions and ensuring suitable coverage and taking a risk-based approach.
  • Accurately tracking and reporting testing progress
  • Preparing and maintaining accurate documentation for plans, procedures and report
  • Liaising with the software developers to achieve defect resolution, recommending corrective action where appropriate
  • Attend project meetings and provides technical expertise as required.

About You

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Be creative in writing manual and automated test plans, cases and scripts coming up with new ways to test functionality
  • have experience of using Azure DevOps or equivalent software testing tool
  • have experience of executing automation tests, ideally from within DevOps/VSTS
  • be confident working with SQL databases (ideally MS SQL) and have experience of querying and manipulating data.
  • be well organised, have exceptional attention to detail and be self-motivated to ensure software releases are completed in a timely manner
  • be able to build relationships with wider company teams
  • have experience of working in a fast paced, demanding environment with changing priorities
  • be driven to succeed with the ability to contribute into the wider IT testing space
  • enjoy learning new technology and techniques and seeing how these can be implemented within the business
  • Ideally have a background in a financial services environment although this is not essential
  • Ideally ISEB/ISTQB certified

Flexible Working - 3 office days, 2 days remote