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Test Analyst

  • Salary: £450 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 21/08/2018
  • Job reference: J390408A

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The work location is in Basingstoke (with travel to Bracknell) and is a 6 Month contract paying paying between 450-500 per day

The candidate must hold or be willing and eligible to undergo SC Clearance

Job Overview:

  • Provides specialist testing advice and delivery is accountable for managing testing activities on application or infrastructure projects within a program or service as part of a risk treatment and validation activity.
  • Supplies stakeholders with the data they require to be able to make informed decisions in respect to solution or component suitability to progress to the next development stage or for release into production.
  • The role holder may be more focused on technical testing specialism or test management. Principal practitioners have capability in numerous advanced testing areas and/or work on large, highly complex projects in a test management capacity.
  • Some travel depending on where the bids will be taking place (expenses payable away from Basingstoke)

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Displays, utilizes and promotes expertise in Testing Best Practice across a number of business sectors, providing expert support to program
  • Defines and agrees testing scope with stakeholders
  • Accountable for the delivery of testing activities within budget and timescale on programs and projects
  • May be accountable for the management of the test team.
  • Creates test plan documents including test strategies for projects and programs that address requirements and mitigate the risks of the solution under test.
  • 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.
  • Leads bid and pre-sales activities relating to test specialism and/or test management
  • Leads in development of internal testing standards.
  • Leads service offerings in areas of specialism.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bid experience, communicating with Senior people on the customer side and Senior Mgt on the business side
  • Need Networking experience as much as test skills and also infrastructure.
  • Test standards
  • Test Process and methodologies - functional and non-functional, automation
  • Project management and delivery methodologies (Waterfall, RUP, Agile, DevOps)
  • Risk Management
  • Resource Estimation
  • Networking Technologies such as : IP WAN, LAN, Security, ACS
  • Multiple technology stacks (Mainframe, Client Server, Web, Virtualised)
  • Software Development process and System Integration


  • Knowledge of external business Functions : Architecture , Integration , Operational Support
  • Practical level of Experience in Hardware / system Installations
  • Business Development and account Management

If you feel you would be capable and interested in the role call me on 0161 924 1381 or email me at

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