Test Analyst-Tester

  • Job Reference: Sophie Mann
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2018
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Information Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sophie Mann
  • Email: sophie.mann@eurobase.com
  • Telephone: 01245 455 331

Job Description

A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Test Analyst to join a well established Software and Service provider based in Essex. The Test Analyst will be working within a team of Developers, Analysts and Testers. Fantastic challenge with a base salary of up to £45,000 (dependent on experience) + benefits.

You will be working as a Test Analyst within the Insurance Division , where the application is based on .NET (VB, C#) platform integrated with Web Portal Developed in Angular.

Some of our key responsibilities will include but not be limited to;-

  • Work with the Product Owners and Business Analysts to ensure requirements captured are of high quality and have clear and testable acceptance criteria
  • To test systems and software by developing and executing test cases and test scripts in accordance with specific project requirements
  • To process the test results and liaise with other project personnel to ensure that software and systems meet customer and project requirements
  • To clearly document any faults/bugs with sufficient detail and test data to help reproduce the issues found during the course of all test phases and report them to Test/Dev Managers
  • Track progress and provide test metrics and reports required to support the Test Manager/Development Manager
  • To search for root cause of issues and push for continuous improvement in both the efficiency and quality of testing and development process

As Test Analyst the following skills are essential:-

  • Degree in Computer Science or similar, Certification in ISTQB/ISEB
  • Excellent experience in developing Test Cases using Functional Specification documents
  • Excellent understanding of the waterfall, agile principles, iterative software development lifecycle
  • Excellent experience of delivering on System Test, Integration Test, UAT and Regression Test phases
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills
  • Good experience of setting up and running non-functional testing
  • Ability to work effectively with technical development, business stakeholders and third parties
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Minimum of 5+ years' experience of working in software development projects
  • Minimum of 3+ years' Experience using TFS/VSTS/Microsoft Test Manager
  • 3+ years of automation test development experience using, Nunit/WatiN/MSTest/xUnit frameworks, Specflow, Gherkin
  • Excellent Ability to articulate themselves fully when discussing quality in the software delivery life cycle and understand the role test automation plays in Waterfall, Agile, TDD and BDD environments

Along with technical experience of:-

  • TFS/VSTS

  • Microsoft Test Manager, Visual Studio

  • Strong knowledge of one or more OO Development (Java, C#, Python)

  • MS SQL

  • Nunit/WatiN/MSTest/xUnit frameworks

  • Specflow, Gherkin

For further details on this exciting new, Essex based Test Analyst position, please apply now or get in contact to discuss this opportunity further.