QA Analyst

Reporting to the Development Manager or QA Lead a QA Analyst has the following responsibilities:

  • Identify testing requirements for development workload.
  • Testing of web, mobile & desktop-based applications to identify defects and help troubleshoot issues.
  •  Produce and execute test plans, scripts, cases, acceptance criteria and scenarios.
  • Ensure high quality and accuracy is maintained through to release.
  • Plan and organise own daily testing activities alongside product owners and developers.
  • Work with developers to help define and implement the testing needs of each application and where applicable implement end user automated tests using industry standard frameworks
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with development process.

Qualifications/Certification

  • Degree in CS or related topic
  • ISTQB Certified Tester (Foundation)

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years in a QA role.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Exposure to APIs, e.g.: SOAP/XML, REST/JSON.
  • Strong SQL Skills
  • Experience of working with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Familiar with software release processes and be able to demonstrate experience from previous roles.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment focused on short delivery timescales.

Advantageous

  • Atlassian Jira for project and issue management.
  • Experience with platforms and technologies such as AWS/EC2.
  • Experience with implementing and using automated test tools for user journey testing, e.g. Selenium and cucumber.

Cultural Fit

  • Need to have a ‘can do’ attitude to problem management.
  • A good team-player who is a driven self-starter and highly motivated.
  • Comfortable in a fast-moving environment with multiple customers and tasks

 

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