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Salary £35k
Type Permanent
Location Scotland
Sectors Projects & Change Management
Data
Job Reference UK2C/CXN/29166
Contact Christopher Neal
Date posted 26-06-2018

Test Analyst - Edinburgh - £35,000

The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for quality assuring all aspects of software delivery from feasibility and requirements to build and live running.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:
• Test planning
• Test analysis and design
• Test implementation and execution
• Evaluating exit criteria and reporting
• Short feedback loops to development teams
• Defect management
• Release cycle management and version control
• Management of the client relationship through the acceptance process
1. Communication of client UAT roles and responsibilities to ensure the right things happen at the right times
2. Capture of client feedback from the acceptance process for use in future product development or releases
• Adhering to the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
• Strong experience of agile software testing in a financial services environment (ideally pensions) a must
1. Experience of working within a data heavy, complex, regulatory environment a must
2. Experience in testing for functional quality a must
3. Familiarity of testing for non-functional quality, such as usability, reliability, compatibility and portability
• Familiarity of applying test techniques at all test levels, including as a must;
1. Manual testing
2. Experience based techniques (e.g. exploratory testing)
3. Test automation
4. Database testing (SQL preferred)
• Experienced in agile, preferably Scrum and BDD development environment
• Experience of defect management and root cause analysis
• Excellent Communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of a software delivery team including;
1. Product Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers and fellow QA Analysts
2. Provide a non-technical and technical Bridge of understanding

If you think you have the skills required and would like to apply, please submit your CV or contact Chris Neal at BRUIN Financial.

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