Test Analyst

Sheffield, £18,000 - £26,000 Permanent
Reference: P8JOB4002 | Specialist area: IT & Technology | Sector: Charity

Our client is looking for an experienced Test Analyst / Software Tester to support the Digital Team. Working within their busy, friendly digital team, you will assist in increasing the quality of our digital products and services by ensuring software is fit for purpose before release.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Functional testing of our client’s software
• Assessing the level of confidence in a system before go-live
• Documenting system behaviours and requirements
• Overseeing the application and content of releases
• Ensuring the validity of the data stored within our systems
• Providing clarity on known quality issues for all releases to business owners
• Liaising with the business over issues raised with newly released services
• Input into agile requirements and planning process

You will have experience of:

• Testing web based applications in an agile environment
• Working using your own initiative to uncover and document defects

With the following knowledge and skills:

• Excellent communication skills
• Great analytical and problem solving skills
• Defect management using JIRA to track issues through the Defect Management lifecycle
• Experience in a range of tools
• An understanding of agile development processes and tools
• Persistence to uncover scenarios others may not have
• Any experience of using automation tools for regression and API testing would be a real advantage
• An understanding of using SQL to query databases to interrogate the data behind your tests

Due to the amount of applications we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to all candidates, if you have not heard back within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for. We will hold your details on our database and consider you for future opportunities, unless you instruct us otherwise. Good luck with your job search. Many thanks - Pyramid8 Ltd.

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