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Senior Test Analyst

Location: Durham

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 165568

Our client is a national challenger Bank with their head quarters based in the North East. Due to growth and expansion they are looking to recruit a Senior Test Analyst.


Your role will be to act as a senior test analyst in assisting with managing a no of 3rd Party supplier testing including Unit, System, systems integration and E2E testing along with internal System & Integration testing within the Organisation. The role covers both mobile application technology and core banking platforms.


Previous Banking systems experience is desired.


You will have had good exposure to the principles of testing and Defect Management as well as working experience of Zephyr, JIRA and automation tools


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse requirements to produce test estimates

  • Manage third parties testing including Unit, System, systems integration and E2E testing

  • Prepare test plans

  • Test environments and data management

  • Manage day to day activities of testing ensuring all the test activities are clearly defined and communicated to the testing team

  • Ensure content and structure of all Testing artefacts is documented and maintained.

  • Document, implement, monitor, and enforce testing processes as per programme test strategy.

  • Review test artefacts including Test Cases and defect reports.

  • Produce daily/weekly status reports to management

  • Liaise with BAs/user community representatives and 3rd party suppliers


Essential Capabilities/Experience:

  • ISEB/ISTQB Advanced certification/ or equivalent

  • Previous finance or banking experience

  • Experience of 3rd party test management

  • Good knowledge of testing principles, process, methodologies and tools

  • Test planning and estimation

  • Risk/Issue management

  • Prepare test cases and data

  • Execute test cases and Defect reporting

  • Working experience of Zephyr and JIRA


Salary: £50,000 + and excellent benefits.