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Test Analyst

Job Title: Test Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England,Cheshire,Warrington
Salary: gbp25000.00 - gbp30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension, life ins.
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH238_1368108741
Contact Name: Linda Parsons
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Job Published: May 09, 2013 15:12

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Test Analyst with a good knowledge of system and functional testing for one of our clients in the Midlands.

The successful candidate will be joining a fast paced agile environment working with team leaders to define and plan a testing strategy during sprint planning, taking into account any changes in requirements through quality assurance.

Working as part of the project team you will demonstrate strong communication skills as you will be liaising with developers to ensure work meets high quality standards, highlighting issues and impediments to the team leader and product owner promptly.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·Define and plan testing requirements meeting project requirements and timelines

·Prepare test plans and scripts, including those required for automated testing

·Ensure the highest quality is maintained through to release

·Verify acceptance criteria are met as part of the assurance process

·Provide feedback to development team leaders to aid continuous improvement

·Provide estimates to team leaders to ensure delivery expectations are managed

Essential Skills:

·Good understanding of software development lifecycle

·Experience of writing test cases and preparing test data

·Proven track record in testing and quality assurance

·Knowledge of quality management (internal, UAT, production)

·Ability to provide estimates around testing

·Raising and tracking bugs including retesting

·Providing constructive feedback to better enhance usage and experience

·Managing test environments to ensure full confidence

·Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

·Methodical with a thorough approach to testing

·Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Desirable Skills:

·Knowledge of agile methods and practices

·Experience of testing mobile devices

·ISEB or ISTQB certifications

Excellent salary and benefits package is on offer including; 25 days holiday, contributory pension, life insurance, income protection insurance.

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