QA Analyst

Job Overview

Responsibilities

  • Document and execute high quality test plans for functional areas under custom development and test
  • Analyse complex requirements and review acceptance criteria to ensure they are for fit for purpose, testable and can have tests developed to explicitly test and guide acceptance
  • Create comprehensive and well defined test scripts that are traceable back to requirements
  • Execution of functional, regression and integration test scripts
  • Lead/participate in defect triage discussions and challenge development perception of severity
  • Co-ordination of test activities and work as part of a scrum team
  • Interrogate the underlying databases to extract test data and execute SQL statements to prove test results
  • Develop and execute technical tests to prove the load and performance of the solution
  • Contribute to management reporting including appropriate test metrics on planning, defects and execution.
  • Ensure regression testing is performed in a manner that recognises the risks of introducing defects into the environment
  • Work closely with the development teams to provide information and direction to junior team members
  • Escalate risks and issues to the appropriate level to ensure resolution

Support test management in developing project plans and track against key milestone dates

Experience

  • Experience within a software quality assurance / testing role
  • A Computer Science/I.T. related degree
  • ISTQB certification in Software Testing
  • Technical skills - SQL, UNIX, Agile preferential
  • Non-functional testing experience advantageous

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