Test Analyst

£37,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 5 months ago

Test Analyst – Central London – 1 year FTC – c. £35,500 pa

Are you a Tester with experience, keen to be considered for a fantastic opportunity to complete end-to-end testing for a prestigious higher-ed organisation in central London..?

You will:
• Work closely with the Quality Review and Testing Manager, and be responsible for verifying the functionality and performance of new system developments and major enhancements
• Support the development of test specifications/plans in liaison with colleagues and conduct product, regression, interface testing
• Participate in formal Quality Review processes and contribute to the continuous improvement of products, services and testing processes
• Participate in test automation and performance testing
• Track defects and resolve bugs and queries, liaising with other teams as needed
• Ensure Stakeholders expectations are met, and perform UAT

Your skills…

Essential:
• Knowledge and experience of conducting testing for IT systems, including web-based and mobile/tablet based applications, ideally using a risk-based approach
• Ability to interact effectively and to build rapport with technical and functional colleagues including developers, managers and stakeholders/end users
• Ability to adapt to change well and to deal effectively with new/competing priorities
• Excellent all-round communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to ask concise questions and use effective listening skills
• A commitment to accuracy and the ability to maintain meticulous attention to detail at all times
• Awareness of testing standards, methods, and processes
• The ability to interpret complex information and quickly understand end user requirements
• Good data analysis skills and the ability to understand and work with large and complex data sets.

Desirable:
• Experience of using software testing tools
• Experience of working in large-scale business change projects/programmes using formal methodologies
• Experience of testing for ERP implementations, e.g. Agresso
• Experience of automation, performance and load testing
• Understanding of any automation framework, data-driven testing and crowd-sourced testing techniques
• An understanding of usability principles including knowledge of best practice for users with specific needs/disabilities
• Working knowledge of systems used in Higher Education, e.g. the SITS Student Administration System, IBM Cognos, Portal and VLE technologies etc.
• ISEB/ISTQB certification

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for this role, please give me a call and/or send over your current CV to me at: Sarah.Waller@InterQuestGroup.com // 01892 553 231.

NB: The vacancy will close for applications Thursday 26th April. I will endeavour to respond to your application, however if you don’t hear back from me within 7 days please assume you’ve not been successful this time.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Jack Latham

jack.latham@interquestgroup.com
01892 553 482

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