Business Test Analyst - UAT, Stafford, £30,000

Recruiter
Sanderson Recruitment
Location
Stafford
Salary
£30k pa + Bonus
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Expires
23 Jun 2017
Business Test Analyst - UAT, Stafford, £30,000 My client, a giant in British retail are growing their testing services and are looking for experienced UAT Analysts to join them on this journey. As a member of their team, you will be involved in exciting and challenging work streams, engaging with our developers and product owners across the organisation (UK wide travel is required) to QA software solutions. Not only that, you will have the opportunity to work with our highly skilled team to help shape our services to the business and develop skills across a number of testing tools and technologies. The successful Business Test Analyst will need to hit the ground running demonstrating an innovative, creative and analytical mind-set; owing the delivery or both test planning and execution phases for various work streams. You will have full involvement with stakeholder engagement and daily stand-ups to maintain a flawless service. In addition to the above, candidates will require excellent organisation and communication skills, along with exceptional attention to detail. Experience: - Proven 2 years' experience in a User Acceptance Testing role, with successful delivery - Managing, planning and prioritising workload - Working with Defect Management tools - Full understanding of Acceptance Testing - Software testing life-cycle - Working with various types of testing techniques and methodologies in particular Waterfall and Agile - Front end usability testing The Role - Responsible in supporting the Task Manager to deliver a full testing service - Responsible for the daily testing and management of all content changes that are ready for business test, administering defects, creating test scripts, writing up defects and ensuring all test scripts are correct at all times - Working and maintaining multiple relationships to clarify requirements with all Development Teams and Product owners ensuring a quick testing turn around - Undertake the required testing to ensure that the service delivered meets business requirements - Develop and maintain a close working relationship with the relevant stakeholders - Contribute towards continuous improvement of the testing framework - Produce and report out test metrics - Assist in the creation and sign off of robust test plans to ensure quality is maintained - To understand and build SME knowledge in business and test processes - The role holder will be required to work autonomously being able to make key testing decisions independently with sound rationale and judgement. This will also include owning and agreeing the scheduling of their work patterns to align to the most effective and efficient test plan Desirable Skills/Qualifications: - ISEB/ISTQB Foundation - Working experience within Retail/Financial Services/Customer Services/Home Delivery - Experience in development and implementation of automation frameworks and scripting - SQL, XML - Test/Defect Management tools i.e. JIRA, Test Rail