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QA Test Analyst

Job Title: QA Test Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15431541_1516817114
Contact Name: Max Douglas
Contact Email: m.douglas@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: January 24, 2018 18:05

Job Description

QA Test Analyst / 6 Months Contract / Southend-on-Sea / 292 to 390 GBP (Per Day)

**IR35 Status**The client has stated that this role is In Scope of the new off pay-role worker legislation**

Key Tasks and Deliverables -
The Test Analyst will:
- Review technical design specifications produced by HMRC or Third party Suppliers.
- Prepare Test Cases in accordance with the Test Srategy and Test Plan under the guidance of the Test Manager.
- Carry out Text Execution in accordance with Test Strategy, Test Plan and Test Cases.
Estimate, plan, schedule and test work on the Project

They will be required to support project testing by:
- Developing effective working relationships with all Test customers; project teams, other IS functions & business representatives.
- Managing the development & execution of test conditions & test cases in accordance with test plans.
- Ensuring testing infrastructure requirements are known, clearly understood, and progressed appropriately.

Controlling & monitoring testing activities by:
- Timely & accurate reporting of the status of testing related activities against plan & including effort.
- Analysing testing related issues arising on projects, devising and implementing pragmatic solutions.
Providing testing expertise to projects & other stakeholders by:
- Promoting best practice and supporting Test initiatives in developing HMRC testing capability.
- Supporting and developing other Test staff
- Reviewing technical design specifications produced by HMRC or third party suppliers.
- Developing effective working relationships with all Test customers; project teams, other IS functions & business representatives.
- Ensuring clear terms of reference exist for all Test staff assigned to projects.
- Managing the development & execution of test conditions & test cases in accordance with test plans.
- Ensuring testing infrastructure requirements are known, clearly understood, and progressed appropriately.

Key Knowledge and Skills -
- Proven and current Test Analyst experience including Test Analyst experience in a large Company or Public Sector.
- Strong analytical skills
- Can articulate the testing life cycle, types of testing, types of test environments
- Ability to work Waterfall or Agile with emphasis on Agile
- Ability to define Test Driven Development and Behavioural Driven Development tests
- Familiar with working Agile, SCRUM, Kanban
- Development of tests in a Continuous Integration environment

Familiar with toolsets:
- SOAP UI Pro
- Selenium
- Test Management tools - HP ALM, Zephyr, Enterprise Test, other
- Cucumber
- Artifactory, Jenkins, GIT or equivalents

Will be required to mentor and train internal staff in the use of test tools, techniques and expected behaviours within SCRUM teams

ISEB software Testing Qualification - Foundation & Practitioner or equivalent

If this is of interest to you, please apply and I will give you a call to discuss further.

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