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Contract Test Analyst (Manual)

  • Location:

    Andover, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    QA & Testing

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Aaron Giles

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Are you an experienced Test Analyst / Manual Tester? Spectrum's Andover based client are seeking an experienced Test Analyst to join their Hampshire based team during an exciting and strategic development period.

The Role

Working in collaboration with the team as an advocate for quality and test, you'll help to identify and implement assurance product risks, alongside;

  • Participate in daily stand up meetings and sprint planning sessions
  • Providing accurate estimates for user stories and backlog items
  • Use your accurate estimate to manage user stories and backlog items into logical units of work
  • Help develop project test strategies/plans to assure the key risks
  • Work closely with the Software Developers and Test Automation Analysts (if appropriate) to agree split of testing responsibilities
  • Implement test management for manual tests as needed
  • Determine how test coverage can be measured and assessed during testing where feasible
  • Determine test ability and test environment requirement
  • Translate acceptance criteria into test cases where appropriate
  • Produce well structured, efficient and reliable tests within the agreed timescales
  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of the testing process
  • Create test scripts, monitoring test execution and ensuring results are recorded
  • Actively participate in the test community, sharing skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice

Your Experience

Candidates for this role will have proven experience of testing software applications, delivering high quality solutions on a range of medium to large scale projects.

With demonstrable experience of:

  • Experience of working in agile delivery teams
  • Experience of working with project collaboration tools such as JIRA, Confluence and test management software such as XRay for JIRA
  • Interested in new tools and technology and their application in a business environment
  • Continuous delivery and continuous integration
  • Experience with UAT
  • Database/SQL knowledge
  • Experience with API testing desirable
  • Experience with compatibility test cloud based systems such as Browserstack
  • Ability to articulate quality of services via the use of JIRA dashboards etc

Candidates for this role must be immediately available and within a commutable distance from Andover, Hampshire. If this could be you please apply or contact