Quality Assurance Analyst/Software Test Analyst

£28000 - £32000/annum benefits
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our client is a world leading design, engineering and project management consultancy.

They are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst/Software Test Analyst to join their team in Birmingham and undertake test planning, execution and reporting on developed software, with a focus on the Automation of regression test cases as well as Load, Performance and Stress testing.

Read on for the job details. To apply click the button at the bottom of the page.

Responsibilities will include:

* Undertaking system test related activities in support of the business requirements for the provision of new and updated systems.
* Undertaking functional and integration testing, liaising with third-party suppliers to ensure appropriate test coverage.
* Developing test case procedures and maintaining test documentation.
* Ensuring that test scenarios and scripts are prepared in a structured way, prioritised to reflect business or technical priorities and are approved by appropriate stakeholders to cover test cycle contents and regression packs.
* Participation in project planning to contribute time estimates on software testing.
* Co-ordination of re-testing of defects and issues either through 'at desk' re-tests by business test representatives.
* Preparation and maintenance of test documentation, including test scripts, activity schedules, narrative and written reports, and visual progress charts.
* Control of the test configuration and environment.
* To take responsibility for: time management; reporting and monitoring; risk management; issue management; quality assurance and change management.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level in Computer Science or a related Information Technology subject.

You will be ISEB or ISTQB certified.

You will have extensive manual testing experience, supplemented with some automation testing, with a passion for testing and QA and career aspirations to develop further in an automation/QA direction.

You will also need practical Agile experience - do you attend daily stand up meetings, scrums? Do you use Sprints? Do you attend planning meetings?

You will be able to write your own test scripts in Java or C# and will be able to review, debug and maintain these.

Quality Assurance Analyst/Software Test Analyst
Birmingham (or Worcester)
£28-32k per annum DOE.

Key words: Quality Assurance Analyst, QA Analyst, Software Test Analyst, Test Analyst, Manual Test, Automated Test, Mobile App Test, Cloud, Agile, Selenium, ISEB, ISQB.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy