Senior Test Analyst

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    James Mcgonnell

  • Contact email:

    james.mcgonnell@Experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH104662_1559826661

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-06

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Senior Test Analyst

6 months initially

Bracknell

Rate - £345

Fancy working for a multinational information technology services company? My client are looking for an experienced Senior Test Analyst to join them in Bracknell, working closely with one of their major end clients on projects they provide services to.

Role Purpose

Expected to contribute to test estimation when required. Has advanced testing skills and knowledge and is able to undertake in-depth analysis of technical and business specifications and produce detailed requirements in respect to test materials, environments, tools and resources required to deliver testing activities. Organizes materials, environments, tools and resources required to deliver the planned testing activities and co-ordinates the delivery of testing against the schedule, reporting test progress, risks and test incidents and collecting test metrics. Involved in the development of test plans and may lead a small test team. Performs testing development and execution activities that require specialist skills in testing toolsets.

Key Accountabilities

  • Creates test cases and identifies test data in response to clearly defined requirements. Includes the creation of test cases in areas of technical testing specialism.
  • Executes test cases and records test results in accordance with established test plan(s). Includes the execution of test cases in areas of technical testing specialism.
  • Test results checking and reporting.
  • Test Incident (Defect) logging, investigation and support.
  • Collects testing related measurements and metrics.
  • Organizes test materials, environments, tools and resources required to deliver the planned testing activities and co-ordinates the delivery of testing against the schedule, reporting test progress, risks and test incidents and collecting test measurements and metrics.
  • Creates high quality test plan documents on small to medium projects or discrete pieces of work that address the requirements and mitigate the risks of the solution under test.
  • Accountable for the deliverables of the test team for a small project to agreed schedule
  • Understands the requirements for testing within the project and agrees testing scope with stakeholders.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Produces accurate test cases that address clearly defined requirements.
  • Produces test cases with an appropriate level of technical detail for the target audience responsible for test execution.
  • Good familiarity with testing tools.
  • Uses risk to identify where more or less testing is required based on testing outcomes.
  • Produces clear and unambiguous test plans that address project requirements and risks and contribute to test strategy.
  • Effectively communicates the testing strategy and plans throughout the project & customer teams.
  • Successfully delivers all testing activities in the test plans within forecast and timescale constraints.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance