Senior Test Analyst

09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Analyst - Selenium / ISEB / ISTQB

My client is currently recruiting for a permanent Test Analyst to be based in Birmingham. The Test Analyst will be responsible for the successful delivery of testing across projects & portfolios within agreed timescales, budget and quality. The Test Analyst will also conduct test reviews techniques throughout the development lifecycle in order to identify artefacts which are not fit for purpose.


- Help define the appropriate test approach in line with the Test Manager in order to produce effective business test preparation and execution.
- Take ownership for the creation of Test Analysis deliverables throughout the project lifecycle through effectively introducing best practice test principles to implement cost effective testing whilst reducing business rick
- Determine the adequate level of Business Test Coverage in collaboration with the Test Manager, Business Analysts and Business Users and provides input into the testing estimates.
- Perform Test Execution as agreed in the BAT Stage Test Plan, involving business resources where required, including the raising and retesting of defects.
- Support the Test Manager in defining the entry criteria to BAT and make recommendations at exit from BAT.
- Undertake Test Automation for setting up test data, automated test execution
- Provide support to 3rd parties during non-functional test phases


- Experience of waterfall & agile methodologies across multiple projects
- Experience in using a test tool (such as ALM) to control scripting and execution of tests
- Experience in use of defect management tools (such as ALM)
- Experience in using a number of industry recognized test analysis techniques
- Sound knowledge of XML (able to read / create / post messages)
- Experience in SoapUI (or similar tool)
- Experience in hands-on testing of Insurance Products & Projects
- Experience in Business Acceptance Testing & co-ordination / liaison with SMEs and users
- Hands-on experience in creating test automation suites using tools (such as Selenium, QTP, UFT)


ISEB / ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certification or equivalent

If the role is of interest please submit your CV in the first instance.

Test Analyst - Selenium / ISEB / ISTQB

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