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Test Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Shropshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 07/05/2017
  • Job reference: J364642A

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Test Analyst
Location: Telford
Duration: 6 Months
Rate: £400 - £450
Note this position is inside of IR35

The Role:

  • Collaborate with business analysts to ensure that user needs for new digital services are fully understood and that user stories contain effective, actionable acceptance criteria
  • Identify test cases that are suitable for automation and work with the developers and architects to define the approach to automated testing
  • Write automated acceptance tests that can be integrated into the software build process
  • Participate in the wider testing community, building relationships with other testers and identifying best practices we can adopt

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of agile software development and testing method
  • Experience of automated testing tools (eg Jenkins, jUnit, Cucumber, Jmeter, SOAPUI)
  • Experience with testing SOAP/REST-based APIs and services developed within the team
  • Experience of automation testing
  • Demonstrable understanding of test driven development approaches
  • Create automate tests using Jmeter and SOAP UI, and rapidly learn other tools & languages as required
  • Proven ability to independently research & communicate new testing technologies or approaches
  • Able to document and follow detailed instructions within test scripts and defect tracking documents

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working as a test analyst in agile project
  • Experience of API programming languages such as JSON
  • Experience of using JIRA and Confluence
  • 5+ years of building automated testing frameworks for Java, PHP and web applications
  • Experience with testing SOAP/REST-based APIs and services
  • Good experience testing in a CI environment
  • Good experience with Linux
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Agile/Scrum project methodologies

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