Software Test Analyst
We are looking for a methodical and results-driven Test Analyst to identify and apply test procedures to ensure product quality. As a Test Analyst, you will be required to assess the functionality and feasibility of computer hardware and software to ensure that any flaws in the system are eradicated in order to provide product excellence prior to sales.
To be successful as a Test Analyst you should have a passion for detecting and solving problems and an eagle eye for detail along with the ability to see the overall picture. An excellent Test Analyst has in-depth knowledge of software development, superb analytical skills, and an above-average ability to foresee technical problems.
Identifying products to be assessed in the software review process
Defining the appropriate test to be carried out including the test data to be used
Managing the test data by documenting the results of each test cycle to identify flaws
Liaising with the software development team
Running diagnostic and system testing and presenting the information to the relevant stakeholders
Interacting with and coordinating the development and validation team and ensuring that effective communication takes place
Identifying and eliminating redundant functions and components
Improving knowledge of business applications and user needs and expectations
Understanding and implementing industry standards and protocols
A degree or equivalent in computer science or IT; or an ISTQB Qualification
A minimum of 2 year’s experience in test analysis
A proven record of experience working with computer software and coding
Knowledge of software development
Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills
Experience in test techniques and programming
Above-average planning and organisational skills and attention to detail
The ability to track and write articulate reports on technical assessments
Project management skills and the ability to work well in a team
Efficient planning skills and an ability to adhere to deadlines
Occasional UK travel may be required to attend team/customer meetings, events and training activities
At Origin8tive Ltd we do have flexible working arrangements but we see the value of our teams being co-located in Cheltenham. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.
Security Clearance requirements: Due to the nature of our work a UK Security Clearance is required for a number of our roles. To qualify for clearance, you must hold a British passport and have lived in the UK permanently for 10 years (and have 10 years of travel history).
Salary up to £85,000 per annum with generous benefits package:
25 Days holiday (+Bank Holidays)
Company EV Car Scheme*
Company Pension Scheme
Great company advancement and support
*Exact package dependent on grade.