Test Analyst, Software QA

ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
14 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Test Analyst/ Software QA required by vibrant, cutting edge software house based in the heart of Brighton. We are looking for an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic tester who genuinely cares about quality and is creative about how to ensure that this plays a key role in the software process. This is truly people focussed business whose value include openness, integrity and ownership - and fun. Key Responsibilities: Devise test strategies that cater for functional and non-functional requirements, assessing risk and impact of changes Work with business analysts and developers to review project documentation such as functional requirements and technical specifications Manage and perform testing, recording results and where appropriate, carry out initial root cause investigation Take responsibility for ensuring that applications fulfil the business requirements Defect tracking and management, working with development and support teams to identify root cause and resolve issues, working with the business during UAT defect resolution Input into the release process on quality and readiness of software Contribute to the design and implementation of new testing practices, including the use of automated testing tools Key Requirements: 2 years' commercial experience in a Testing Role, with exposure to all aspects of the testing (unit, integration, system, regression, load and performance testing) Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle Familiarity with Microsoft/Windows technologies (.Net, SQL Server) BSc Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business Information Systems or similar Excellent communication skills Desirable, however not essential additional skills: Test first mentality (TDD, BDD) Any contributions to Open Source projects Airline Industry, Reservation Systems, Travel Industry Experience of working in an Agile project methodology environment Managing test environments Experience/exposure to automated testing techniques ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing For a full consultation on the opportunity please email your CV to Rebecca or call me on 01273 781800. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66894563

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