Test Analyst - Financial Services

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    Bristol, England

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  • Contact:

    Kelsey Downie

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Essential skills

  • Prepares manual test conditions, requirements and test data
  • Produces automated testing scripts, plans and feasibility documents
  • Reviews requirements and design documentation as required
  • Executes test scripts, logging results and defects
  • Accepts or reassigns defect records allocated to them
  • Researches and analyses problems
  • Records findings on defect records
  • Assigns problem records for further action
  • Liaises with Test Team, Business Subject Matter Experts & Project Managers
  • Maintains effective lines of communication with all project members, including contributing to test reports and contributing to team meetings
  • Mentoring of Test Support Analyst
  • Ensures that testing is compliant with regulatory, legislative and relevant standards
  • Helps in training and mentoring of Business test resources
  • Able to perform as a Test Analyst to a project offering advice on issues relating to testing and testing best practice
  • Planning, designing, managing, executing and reporting testing tools and techniques in line with agreed standards, to ensure that new and amended systems, together with any interfaces, perform as specified


  • Previous experience in a test role
  • ISEB Testing Foundation certificate preferred or a willingness to obtain
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Knowledge of different test methodologies and experience of Waterfall and Agile
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of a wide range of common office software
  • Good knowledge of test tools, where appropriate
  • A good knowledge of the relevant insurance industry sector