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Advertiser: Devonshire

Job Title: Test Analyst
Rate:£30K to £33K Per Year

* Assist and support the Test Lead in test planning activities
* Perform analysis and design tasks including risk assessments, questions logs and static tests to create test conditions, scenarios and test scripts from the business requirements and technical documents
* Use of traceability matrix and risk based approaches
* Knowledge of technologies, methodologies, phases, functional vs. non functional, automation as relevant to the job responsibility
* Test execution, including recording and storage of accurate evidence and results analysis
* Raise detailed and accurate defects and feed into the defect management process
* Reporting progress, issues and risks to Test Lead or wider project teams, stakeholders and clients where applicable
* Immediately raise potential failures or slippages in timeframes to Test Lead or management
* Test closure activities
* To complete all testing in accordance with the departmental strategy, policies and processes, and timescales
* To ensure that comprehensive testing is undertaken to eliminate the risk of live failures, and to increase confidence in the delivered solution
* Use test tools (where available) to minimise time and effort
* To support the Production sites in the management of test output
* To constantly review and suggest improvements to test standards and processes, identifying areas for improvement in all areas within the test team and in Lesson’s Learned sessions on project work
* To build good working relations with internal teams and external customers
* Seek priority clarification and understand business priorities
* Following defined methodologies for change and projects
* Providing support for incidents or investigations
* Ensuring all output is quality checked prior to submission to the customer
* Ensuring all test documentation is accurate and up to date
* Ensure accurate recording of time spent on change, project and live support activities to allow accurate monitoring and charging to be completed
* Providing internal support to other areas of the business as required
* To attend and participate in internal project review meetings
* To identify data requirements and to build, maintain and use data in accordance with internal policy and the law
* Defect Management
* Use Change Handover documents and ensure process is adhered to by all teams
* Provide expert level of advice and constructive testing solutions to other areas of the business and clients
* Carry out peer reviews of processes, output and have input into developing others


* Verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to adapt style to the relevant audience and give presentations
* Strong organisational and effective time management skills
* The ability to handle a variety of tasks and priorities at the same time under pressure
* Excellent team player while able to work individually
* Ability to work well under pressure, whilst meeting deadlines
* Must adhere to high quality standards
* Ability to apply knowledge and experience in various business environments
* Ability to work under own initiative


* ISTQB Foundation Certified
* Transactional print experience advantageous
Skills Required: Test Analysis, Test Scripts, ISEB/ISTQB
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Scott Thomas Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0207 469 0800 Contact Fax: 0207 469 0801
Reference: TA06 Added: 20-04-2017
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