Software Test Analyst

  • Job Reference: 22002182_1544694537
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2018
  • Recruiter: BLOC
  • Location: Gateshead
  • Salary: £300 Per Day
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Newcastle // 6 month Contract // £300 P/D

As the Software test analyst, you will;

  • Analyse test results, identify and report defects, issues and risks associated with own work and for the QA team.
  • Ensure balance is achieved between time to market, cost, scope, and risk, this may be through the employment of a risk based approach.
  • Provide User acceptance test support to Business users across multiple software solutions.
  • Production of testing strategies and test plans, test cases, conditions, test scripts and test results.
  • Relentlessly focus on user's need, driving incremental delivery of software that has the highest value and address areas of most risk in a timely manner.
  • Work closely across the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the team delivers its commitments.
  • Continuously drive improvement with yourself, the team and the department through ways of working with more agility and introducing technologies.
  • Promote knowledge sharing across the team and department, ensuring that we work as closely and effectively as possible.

Your Skills & Experience

  • Hold a strong understanding of the full software testing lifecycle & methodologies including a minimum of 3 years' experience of Functional, Integration and Regression testing.
  • The ability to write and execute automated and manual tests (Functional, Non-Functional, Regression, Ad-hoc and Compatibility) to enable defect detection and solution validation.
  • ISTQB Certified Tester-Beginner Level: Test Analyst Accreditation or equivalent.
  • Experience of test management software such as TFS/MS Test Manager.
  • Solid non-functional testing experience.
  • Experience in writing and executing SQL queries.
  • Experience with virtualisation technology.
  • SOAP UI/POSTMAN for integration testing.
  • Relevant knowledge of test automation experience using Cucumber, Ruby, Robot, Web Driver, Selenium, Ranorex.
  • Strong understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery and the principles and practices of BDD & TDD.
  • Test automation experience of ReST and SOAP based APIs and Web Services using single and multi-threading.

Bonus skills;

  • Load and Performance Testing experience - Load Runner, Performance Centre and JMeter or similar tools.
  • ISTQB Certified Tester- Advanced Level: Test Analyst Accreditation or equivalent.
  • ITIL V3 Foundation.
  • An understanding or experience in TMMI.
  • Experience of testing solutions using BizTalk.

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