Our client, a large public sector employer based in Edinburgh seeks to recruit an experienced
Senior Test Analyst to work in their secured premises.
Daily rate is around £150 - £220 DOE and hours of work are Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR A DISCLOSURE SCOTLAND CERTIFICATE BEFORE STARTING WORK
Key duties and tasks
Work closely with Business Analysts and Developers on the developed solutions, providing feedback on the soundness of proposed solutions, ensuring they are fit for purpose
Maintenance and or driving effort on bespoke test automation solutions
Using experience, domain knowledge and risk based approach, split testing effort effectively into the functional, automated BDD test design, structured exploratory testing sessions and non-functional, UI, accessibility testing and security
Provide test metrics and reports to Test Manager
Provide feedback/input on the techniques, solutions and tools used throughout the projects
Estimate test effort for user stories, sprints and projects
Create and maintain online (JIRA) documentation on the testing environments
Applicants MUST provide examples within their application as to how they have a focused on delivering excellence previously.
Essential skills and experience required
Considerable testing experience
Excellent analytical skills
Effective and concise communication
Challenging and enquiring mind
Attention to detail and persistence
Understanding of risk based approach to testing
Understanding of value of test automation in the Agile environments
Working knowledge of at least one programming language
Ability to build and maintain or design and drive test automation framework
Understanding of non-functional aspects of web application testing - such as UI, Accessibility, Security and Performance
Experience working in the Agile projects
Experience using BDD approach to software development
If you wish to be considered for this role, please apply online.