Test Analyst, Software Tester, QA Analyst - Sutton Coldfield

Erin Associates Limited
Sutton Coldfield
08 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Analyst, Software Tester, QA Analyst - ISTQB - Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Salary - 30k + excellent benefits

This is not your 'ordinary' QA role and will therefore require the skills of a vibrant and inventive character who can work collaboratively to meet deadlines. It is essential that the QA Analyst / Test Analyst / Software Tester has the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level.

You will contribute to ideas for improvement as well as identify, prioritise and resolve any issues accordingly. You need to be able to manage your workload and improve product quality by supporting the rest of the team. By providing feedback to the developers as you go and working closely with the Product Owners, you will receive regular feedback to ensure the end product meets the highest standards. We want you to strive to uphold and improve team ethics, standards and practices continually.


* Plan, execute and document the testing of our software suite using a combination of manual and automated testing.
* Work closely with Developers as part of a SCRUM team to test user stories as they're being developed.
* Liaise effectively with Project Managers while in UAT phases.
* Collaborate with Product Owners from the onset to understand requirements, define test cases and suggest conditions of acceptance.
* Log and help to prioritise defects using TFS.
* Update our bank of regression scripts on a continual basis.
* Work with other members of your team to iteratively improve working practices.
* Assist with planning the regression testing activities in preparation for release.

Skills/Qualifications/Experience Required:

Key skills required include:

* Graduate calibre or equivalent.
* Demonstrable expertise in the whole testing life cycle including knowledge of various test methodologies, definition of test plans and test scripts, test execution and raising defects.
* Excellent written communication skills with experience writing comprehensive yet clear, well-structured documentation.
* Excellent verbal communication skills.
* Experience in directly querying databases.
* Ability to work in an environment which provides a responsive customer experience.
* ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level.

Desirable Skills:

* Experience of working within a SCRUM environment.
* Web services and HTML 5 web application testing.
* Experience of testing high availability systems.
* Ranorex test automation tool.
* Exposure to performance testing.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking software house pioneering the latest cutting edge technology, where they offer a competitive salary and superb benefits package.

Test Analyst, Software Tester, QA Analyst - ISTQB - Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands

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