Senior Test Analyst - In Scope of IR35

Job Ref: 50194073
Sector: Testing & QA
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 06 September 2018
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England
  • £400 per Day
  • Georgina Frost
  • 0203 9095008

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Senior Test Analyst - In Scope of IR35

My Client are in the Public Sector industry and they are looking for a proactive Senior Test Analyst to join their test community within the Engineering group. They are looking for somebody who will drive the test activities for a large investment project, providing test assurance by defining and promoting testing best practices.


  • Lead, manage and execute the test activities that meet the requirements and ambitions of our stakeholders whist contributing to effective agile delivery
  • Producing test artefacts, designing, implementing, and executing automated test suites to ensure adequate and effective test coverage, test assurance of the user stories according to the defined acceptance test criteria
  • Daily contact with stakeholders, product owners, on-site and remote team members to understand requirements, develop acceptance criteria for functional and non-functional test activities and provide guidance on the appropriate test approach for successful delivery using BDD practices
  • Regularly participate in team estimation activities and are encouraged to identify opportunities to maximise test benefit within the team
  • Provide assurance at team retrospectives and planning sessions to ensure best practice, continual improvements and appropriate standards are adhered to

Key Skills

  • Proven experience of delivering automated test suites/frameworks in a test-first environment essential - front and back-end
  • Working knowledge of programming languages and frameworks such as C#, JavaScript, REACT, PowerShell
  • Proven lead test experience using a risk-based approach is essential
  • Tools and Frameworks: SAST & DAST, VSTS, MS Test, nUnit, Pester, Specflow, JMeter, Selenium WebDriver
  • Proven experience of implementing automated test frameworks in a CI/CD environment
  • Experience of testing in Azure
  • Experience of allocating and prioritising own work and working across distributed teams
  • Good knowledge of agile methodologies and software engineering best practice
  • Production of Test Strategy and supporting project test documentation
  • Excellent functional and non-functional testing and analytic skills

If you are a Senior Test Analyst and you are looking to join a test community then please apply! We look forward to hearing from you!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

06/10/2018 10:16:02
GBP 400 400.