Test Analyst

Test Analyst

Job Title: Test Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £275 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LT445556_1567697450
Contact Name: Lewis Thomas
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 05, 2019 16:30

Job Description

I am looking for a talented Test Analyst to join an expanding team. The Test Analyst will plan, implement and execute effective test strategies in order to ensure the quality of a range of dashboards, reports, datasets, integrations and cloud based solutions.

Experience required:
* End to End / SIT testing experience i.e. following data from one backend system to another.
* Can create Agile Test Plans, Test Schedule
* Previous experience in both manual and automation testing
* Attention to detail
* Experience of test planning, analysis and Scripting

Key responsibilities:
* Accurately reviewing programme/project documentation that will form the test basis and providing appropriate feedback to strengthen these documents.
* Lead test specification activity for the allocated areas of functionality and reconciliation testing and provide support, help and guidance to testers and more junior colleagues working alongside them.
* Build working relationship with Business Analysts, technical resources and subject matter experts to ensure test specification is appropriate and gives desired test coverage for UAT and Live Proving.
* Design test cases and produce scripts against user stories and tasks to cover functional and reconciliation tests and ensure test artefacts produced are reviewed appropriately.
* Rigorously perform test execution, record the results accurately and log defects, and ensure the more junior colleagues work to the same high standards
* Prepare test plans, test specifications, test conditions & scripts and summary reports
* Regression testing and User Acceptance Testing / monitoring
* Specify the test data required for the areas of functionality allocated and secure and prepare elements of this data where necessary
* Ensure test artefacts produced are reviewed appropriately
* Good working knowledge of one or more test management tools
* Skilled in the testing techniques required to drive out test conditions from key documents that form the test basis

* Experience of working in Waterfall, Agile and hybrid and custom testing approaches
* Practical exposure to testing tools including ALM, Jira and Zephyr etc
* Typically, experience working as a Test Analyst across a number of programs including all key test phases (desirable)
* Educated to degree level, or equivalent combination of education and business or IT experience.

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