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Software Test Analyst

Location: Horbury, West Yorkshire

We’re looking for a driven, enthusiastic Software Tester/QA to grow our team. You'll be working within an innovative and passionate team with lots of room for personal development. We work closely with our clients to provide the best possible solutions, and you'll have the opportunity to use cutting edge tools and technologies. You’ll take responsibility for the manual testing of in-house software development projects. This is a pivotal role in our business growth as you’ll be the gatekeeper for quality, ensuring that development is robust and fit for purpose.

The right candidate for this role will be able to work directly and effectively across the entire IT team to plan, execute, and evaluate test cases.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with developers and the Test Manager to plan and understand the scope of upcoming work items
  • Participating in the planning and estimating of work with the team
  • Communicating successfully with Project Managers, Developers, Business Analysts and Test Managers during development process to identify test cases and ensure accurate test coverage
  • Understanding UI/UX design concepts and provide feedback on end-user application usability
  • Development of testing capabilities
  • Continuous improvement of testing standards
  • Ability to lead testing on delivery of projects
  • Review of software requirements
  • Understanding of Development, SIT and UAT phases. The ability to identify and conduct testing at each stage
  • Preparation and review of test plans, providing feedback and suggesting alternatives
  • Planning, writing, maintaining and reviewing manual test cases based on requirements, with minimum supervision
  • Executing test cases, documenting outcomes and providing feedback
  • Conducting exploratory testing, including negative testing
  • Identifying and reporting any bugs / defects; verifying them and progressing through the defect life cycle to achieve the desired outcome
  • Retesting bugs until all test cases are passing as expected
  • Conducting necessary regression testing
  • Preparation of test reports
  • Liaising with customers; visiting customer sites’ will be required from time to time
  • Engaging fully, and working consistently in line with the Company Core Values
  • Providing approval that code is ready to be deployed

Essential Skills

  • A passion for quality and providing an excellent digital experience for customers
  • Experience as a manual software tester
  • Experience in creating and executing test cases
  • Defect management capabilities
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively with developers, stakeholders and end users
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to question the approach and provide alternatives
  • Advanced knowledge of computers
  • Excellent team player
  • Enthusiasm for the role

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience of Test Automation tools (Selenium, Webdriver, Cucumber or equivalent)
  • ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing
  • Experience of Waterfall and Agile working methodologies

If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, please send your C.V. and a cover letter stating how your experience relates our requirements today: [email protected]


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