Quality Analyst - Platform Reliabilty

Recruiter
Network IT Recruitment
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£30000 per annum
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Quality Analyst is now required to join the Market Leaders of hosted software solutions for the Healthcare and Social sectors.

As the Quality Analyst you will become part of a well-established development department working alongside highly capable software development professionals with the joint goal of re-platforming and modernising their existing legacy product suite.

You will work as part of a cross functional self-organising SCRUM team and be involved with all SCRUM ceremonies to help refine, plan, deliver and deploy quality software solutions.

Key Responsibilities of the Quality Analyst:

- 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 Visual Studio Team Services.

- 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 a release.

The successful Quality Analyst must have the following skills and experience:

- 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 creating and executing simple SQL queries to support testing

- Ability to work in an environment which provides a responsive customer experience.

- ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level.

Desirable

- 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.

The Quality Analyst can expect a salary of £30,000 which comes with the following benefits:

- Scottish Widows Pension Plan - 5% employer contribution, 1% employee contribution with optional salary sacrifice on completion of your probationary period provided by Westfield Health

- 22 days` holiday initially, rising to 25 days after the required length of service

- Travel to work scheme - claim 50% back on seasonal train or bus tickets for your travel to and from work

- Childcare voucher scheme provided by Edenred

- Death in service plan - 4 x annual basic salary

- Employee Assistance Programme provided by Legal and General

- Birthday Payment - one off payment each year of £150 subject to normal deductions

- Buy and Sell Holiday Scheme