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Manual Test Analyst

About the role

We’re currently looking for a Test Analyst to join an expanding IT Team. You will work on IT software solutions which are written entirely in-house by a team of developers using various programming standards such as Microsoft through to lesser-known off-the-shelf programming languages such as Windev or Webdev.

Based in North Shields.

Reporting to the Head of IT and working within the solutions development team, you will integrate into the business and define your role as Test Analyst in order to play an important part in the successful delivery of software development projects.

You will be responsible for providing an end-to-end testing service that will include functional, non-functional, integration and regression testing – using tools that you deem fit.

It’s a real opportunity to make your mark on the team’s testing strategy!

Skills & Experience:

  • Experienced Test Analyst/QA Analyst (3 years+) particularly in applications testing

  • Writing test plans and test scripts

  • Integration testing

  • Regression testing

  • User Acceptance testing (UAT) coordination

  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the IT team and the wider business i.e. stakeholders

  • ISTQB Certification or equivalent qualification

  • Exposure to automated testing tools would be desirable

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Review the current testing methods and create a more up-to-date testing framework

  • Develop standardised testing plans, automation and/or scripts for repetitive build patterns i.e. projects we do that are similar in many forms to previous project builds

  • Advising the IT team and the business on best testing practices including implementation of testing tools and methodology that would create efficiencies such as automation tools

  • Mentor and train team members who get involved in testing on an ad-hoc basis

  • Identification, logging and then tracking of issues during testing Produce high-quality documentation and/or reporting to Head of IT as part of regular updates on project progress

If you’re interested in this Test Analyst position, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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