ghd604 - QA Test Analyst - 6 months fixed term

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Posted: 14/02/2020 16:21
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Leeds Office
Level: Standard
Deadline: 27/03/2020 23:59
Hours: 40.00
Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract

What’s the Job?

The role of QA Test Analyst is to identify and define required tests, monitor the testing output, prioritise and manage defect resolution and ensure the overall test quality and accuracy is fulfilled to the required compliance level.

To be successful as a QA Test Analyst, you will need to be able to work to tight deadlines, can work collaboratively with development teams, project managers, and end-users.   You will be competent in using testing and defect management tools and Microsoft Office applications such as Project, Word and Excel, and have exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.

What will I do?

  • Prepare and maintain test plans
  • Identify and define required tests aligned to business processes
  • Gather and manage supporting test data
  • Define and monitor the overall quality during testing
  • Assess and evaluate the outcome of each test cycle
  • Ensure testing is within the standard test life cycle, including: - functional, integration, end-to-end, volume / performance, and user acceptance tests
  • Organise and participate in test meetings and sessions
  • Maintain, document and prioritise coding defects using standard defect management tools
  • Assess and resolve defects
  • Preparing necessary materials for testing
  • Ensure testing milestones and deadlines are met
  • Create acceptance criteria and ensure signed off by stakeholders.
  • Ensure all test reports provide up-to-date and accurate information to senior management teams.


What skills and qualities will I need?

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role implementing eCommerce, ERP, CRM and supporting systems utilising a mix of internal and external resources.
  • Excellent knowledge of test tools, techniques and methods.
  • Practical experience in successfully creating and executing test plans from inception to delivery utilising a mix of internal and external resources.
  • Demonstrable experience of defining test environments.
  • Demonstrable experience of creating and executing test scripts.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with test tools to document defects and progress them to resolution.
  • Proven ability to work with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adept at collaborating with employees at all levels.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications – Project, Word, Excel and defect management tools such as HP ALM/QC.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.
  • Pro-active – able to identify issues in advance, escalating where necessary


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