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Test Analyst

Job Title: Test Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England,Derbyshire,Derby
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Salary: gbp30000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH320_1403856072
Contact Name: Linda Parsons
Contact Email: Linda@prospectus.co.uk
Job Published: June 27, 2014 09:03

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Test Analyst with a good knowledge of system and functional testing gained within an agile (Scrum) environment for one of our clients based in Derby. The role would suit someone who is already working in a testing role that is using automated testing tools in a continuous delivery pipeline.

Working as part of the project team you will demonstrate strong communication skills liaising with developers and other stakeholders throughout sprints 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 and team leaders to ensure delivery expectations are managed

You should have:

· Strong communication skills both verbal and written

· Methodical and thorough approach to testing

· Enthusiasm for team working and continuous improvement

· Good analytical and problem-solving skills

· Strong enthusiasm for continuous improvement and agile QA practice improvement within the team

Skills & Experience:

·Good understanding of the software development lifecycle

· Experience of agile methods and practices

· Experience writing test cases and preparing test data

· Experience of test automation using tools such as Selenium or TestComplete

· Proven track record in testing and quality assurance

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

· Ability to provide estimates around testing

· Raise and track bugs including retesting

· Manage test environments to ensure full confidence

· Any experience of tools and languages such as: NUnit (with C#), Karma/Jasmine (with JavaScript) would be an advantage, as would testing of mobile devices

· ISEB or ISTQB certifications would be an advantage

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