Software Test Analyst

£30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
28 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Software Test Analyst - Brighton - £39,151 - excellent benefits. SQL C# Selenium - Automated testing About us Pensions are making headlines. People are living longer, and need to save more for later life. The Government has introduced a number of major reforms to the pensions system. At The Pensions Regulator, the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes, you can contribute to making these changes a success. We strive to be a strong, agile, fair and efficient regulator and a well-informed and pragmatic thought leader. Through this we seek to gain the respect of employers, trustees, our partners and other stakeholders. Together with our partners, we will create better outcomes in later life for workplace savers, drive up standards of trusteeship and improve savers' understanding of their situation. We will make the regulator a great place to work and do all we can to support our people to reach their full potential by providing an exciting, supportive and flexible working environment. Role We are looking for a Software Test Analyst to design, manage and execute effective tests using the associated technical solution documentation. Tests will be carried out on new and existing features and functionality of in-house developed and third party applications. Responsibilities You will: Prepare and maintain appropriate test documentation (e.g. test plans, test scripts, test data libraries and test completion reports) To continuously improve and maintain our regression testing capability, using Selenium as our new test automation platform Design and perform business scenario and system integration testing Visually inspect software user interfaces to ensure consistency with the intended design Deliver presentations of test software to a variety of internal and external audiences Manage, report and monitor test metrics though the testing lifecycle Essential skills Experience of testing web applications in an Agile software development environment Experience of test automation tools - preferably Selenium with C# Basic SQL understanding Experience of Microsoft Test Manager and / or Team Foundation Server An understanding of the pensions landscape ISEB/ISTQB or other relevant software testing certification Competencies Identify, prioritise and plan effectively - Experienced Deliver appropriate outcomes in line with our objectives - Experienced Evaluate, learn, adapt and improve - Experienced Understand our audience - Experienced Communicate clearly - Mentor Build good working relationships - Experienced Respect others - Experienced Take responsibility - Experienced Behave professionally - Experienced Salary and benefits As well as a salary of up to £38,764 pa, we offer: Civil Service Pension arrangements, which are recognised as some of the best in the pensions world discretionary bonus arrangements generous annual leave provision flexible working arrangements development opportunities enhanced parental leave arrangements a free employee assistance programme an excellent office location. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as

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