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Test Analyst

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Digital & Development

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Richard Mohanarajan

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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UAT, Jira, Confluence, BDD, QA Testing, Automation

Test Analyst

My client are a leading Financial Services organisation based in City of London seeking a Test Analyst who can quickly integrate with the existing team but also build a good working relationship. Work in an Agile Environment ideally in story based Development, design workshops, regular demos and retrospectives.

As a Test Analyst you will be involved in Design tests either alone or as part of a team, identify and resolve errors; take ownership and accountability issues.

Experience and Background:

Must have experience in the financial services industry and have worked as a Test Analyst implementing new software within the Investment business.

  • Must have experience of developing and executing test plans
  • Execute QA Testing of Story Level features taking pragmatic, common sense approach to exploratory testing
  • Must have experience of regression testing, preparing, maintaining and executing regression test suits
  • Understand automated testing and work with Business Analyst and Developers to produce feature files for behaviour driven development (BDD)
  • Assist with the Coordination of UAT
  • Must have experience of working in an interactive, fast paced development environment
  • Experience of a variety of testing efforts
  • Automation testing is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Investment processes and work flows
  • Must be able to demonstrate a collaborative approach with the whole project team
  • Basic knowledge of JIRA and Confluence
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of the scrum team
  • Understanding of the software development life-cycle

Competence and Characteristics

  • A challenging and enquiring mind and willingness to learn
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group from within the Business and Technology
  • Good analytical skills; must be able to demonstrate the ability to drill into requirements
  • Must be able to demonstrate critical evaluation of information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish blocking bugs from nice to have improvements
  • Stay abreast of developments and identify new tools and techniques that may be of use to the team.

Technical and Professional Qualifications:

ISEB, ISTQB, or other qualifications or courses demonstrating certifications/further learning

UAT, Jira, Confluence, BDD, QA Testing, Automation