Test Analyst | Financial Services Sector - Midlands

£35K + Benefits - Financial Services - IT
Ref: 97 Date Posted: Monday 07 Oct 2019
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Spectrum Search are currently recruiting for a Test Analyst to work for a growing financial services business based in Leicester.

As a as Test Analyst you will be responsible for supporting the test strategy for the provision of a new WRAP Platform. You will work within a team to analyse, determine, execute and manage testing requirements to ensure that the platform is delivered to the highest quality.

Key Accountabilities as a Test Analyst:

  • Designing test cases based on written statement of requirements, software structure or operational scenarios, ensuring they are in a clear, business-oriented, non-technical style and adhere to group standards
  • Reviewing test scripts to ensure they are accurate, complete and fulfill client requirements.
  • Liaising with other members of the project team throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure that test cases/scripts corresponding to the design accurately reflect the functional specification and meet the customer requirements.
  • Configuring test data and executing test cases for both new developments and defect fixes against the appropriate manual test scripts ensuring acceptance criteria is met.
  • Accurately producing and reviewing defect summaries and providing information to internal and external stakeholders about defects within the platform under test.
  • Identifying areas where the new platform does not satisfy the test scripts and recreating and documenting faults that are applicable.
  • Effectively applying any applicable professional standards (ISQTB) to project testing/task.

What we are looking for from you as a Test Analyst:

  • ISEB Foundation Certificate in Testing is highly desirable, as is experience in testing WRAP platforms for ISA/GIA and pensions
  • Ability to gather and interpret requirements and design details to formulate effective and efficient tests
  • Experience of test support throughout the full project lifecycle
  • Clear experience in a test team within a structured project-based environment
  • Previous experience of user acceptance testing, including scripting and test execution
  • Clear experience working in a comparable life and pensions company, with experience in a complex regulated environment (SIPP/SSAS).

In return, you will be offered a competitive basic salary of up to £35,000 plus a generous benefits package as well as the chance to work with a highly supportive team focused on your development working in the latest tech areas.

For more information, do not hesitate to apply!