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QA Test Analyst

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

  • Contact email:

    roddyc@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    400

  • Salary low:

    350

  • Job ref:

    J5900892_1574857711

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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QA Test Analyst required. A QA Test Analyst is required by one of Montash's clients, a leading financial services institution based in Cardiff, on an initial three month contract (there is easily 12 months work here so it should extend).

The QA Test Analyst will have at least 5 years' experience in an IT testing oriented environment and have proven experience in IT testing / assurance across multiple complex technologies. You will have hands-on experience of testing, test script production and defect management.

In addition, the QA Test Analyst will be able to demonstrate ability to verify and document requirements correctly and have an awareness of transition management and handover to change BAU operations.

The QA Test Analyst will be responsible for the following:

  • Capable of performing the appropriate testing activities based on the software development lifecycle (SDLC) being used.
  • Determine the proper prioritization of the testing activities based on the information provided by the risk analysis.
  • Select and apply appropriate testing techniques to ensure that tests provide an adequate level of confidence, based on defined coverage criteria.
  • Provide the appropriate level of documentation relevant to the testing activities.
  • Determine the appropriate types of functional testing to be performed.
  • Assume responsibility for the usability testing for a given project.
  • Effectively participate in formal and informal reviews with stakeholders, applying knowledge of typical mistakes made in work products.
  • Design and implement a defect classification scheme.
  • Apply tools to support an efficient testing process.

The QA Test Analyst must have some of the following skills:

  • 5 years' experience in an IT testing oriented environment
  • Proven experience in IT testing / assurance across multiple complex technologies
  • Hands-on experience of testing, test script production and defect management
  • Ability to verify and document requirements correctly
  • An awareness of transition management and handover to change BAU operations

The QA Test Analyst will ideally have some of the following skills:

  • ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst
  • Agile, Application development (SDLC), ALM, JIRA, Github, Jenkins
  • Understanding of ITIL
  • Project Management qualification(s)

If you are a good fit please apply immediately.