Test Analyst - Financial Services

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Quality Assurance Testing
Reference: IAT30282
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health +Lots more
Senior Test Analyst - Financial Services

One of Birmingham's fastest software companies are looking for more people to join the team. This is to enable faster delivery and the continuous drive towards of quality applications. Your role will be to ensure that the test strategy delivers as much automated and regression testing around the systems they build


* 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

* Actively contribute to test process improvement

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

* Actively contribute to the continued development and implementation of 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.

The ideal person will have

* Excellent communication skills

* 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 ideally .

* Exposure to the Atlassian Jira toolset

* ISTQB Foundation or above ideally


• 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

Interested, send me your CV ASAP!!!!!!

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