Test Analyst

Posted on: 14/11/2019 14:58 Ending on: 31/12/2019 12:00

Strategy:

PSL delivers complex systems to clients. To enable faster delivery and the continuous drive towards quality applications, we need to ensure that the test strategy delivers as much automated and regression testing around the systems we build as possible.

Mission:

Work with our Clients to increase their use and adoption of automated test tools, and build up regression packs applicable across the PSL business.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with clients, the project delivery team and senior business consultants to agree test deliverables, scope and acceptance criteria.
  • Plan, prepare and execute functional, integration, and regression testing scripts
  • Work with the test team to provide robust and reusable manual and automated test coverage to all client projects.
  • Accurately estimate testing effort required to assure a quality deliverable for acceptance testing.
  • Identify patterns in defects across all clients, including analysis of bugs and the root cause by taking ownership to address the issue
  • Contribute to quality metrics across all PSL testing activities.
  • Actively contribute to test process improvement

o    Look for opportunities to construct, develop and continuously maintain a reusable regression suite.

o    Actively contribute to the continued development and implementation of the PSL automated test framework to deliver a product driven company strategy

  • Contribute to the Company objectives and targets to ensure that they are consistently achieved.
  • People Manager. Lead a small number of testers to regularly support them in their monthly check in.

Skills:

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills
  • People manager skills: Managed competencies and reviews for personal development. Minimum team of 4 people
  • At least 5 years experience in different phases of testing (e.g. Sprint, System, Integration, User Acceptance)
  • Testing techniques used to plan and execute software tests of all application components (functional and non-functional) to verify that the software satisfies specified requirements and to detect errors. (examples: white box and black box testing techniques, static testing techniques smoke testing)
  • Financial Services applications (Mortgages / Savings).
  • Technically aware with an appreciation and understanding of structured testing
  • Good verbal reasoning and concise writing skills with an attention to detail
  • Exposure to an environment that works with external clients.
  • Exposure to the Atlassian Jira toolset
  • Knowledge of Test Management and Defect Management test tools
  • ISTQB Foundation or above.

Desirable

  • Experience of automated test suites such as Selenium, Cucumber or Unified Functional Testing
  • Exposure to some specific technical testing tools would be desirable: Jemmy, Junit, JMeter
  • Good experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Database Querying tool exposure

 

 

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