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Test Analyst

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  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

    jake.appleton@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

  • Job ref:

    BH-29090

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    22 October 2049

  • Start date:

    2022-06-06 00:00:00

Test Analyst - Inside IR35 - Up to £400 per day - 6 Months - SC Cleared - Newcastle - SINGLE STAGE PROCESS

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Test Analyst to join our client's team up in Newcastle on a 6 month initial term.

Role Activities:
  • perform day-to-day test design, execution and associated activities to high quality standards
  • take ownership of tasks and responsibilities both individually and/or as part of a broad team of testers, including customers and external parties
  • assist and support the Test Manager with scheduling, coordinating and prioritising day-to-day test activities
  • work closely with infrastructure, service-management, design and development colleagues to continually share knowledge and seek solutions
  • support and participate in non-functional testing, eg performance and capacity/load
  • support and participate in dynamic operational acceptance & service management testing
  • support and participate in static testing / QA of ‘operational documentation’
  • identify and collate valid test evidence
  • maintain test records and assets using Jira
  • contribute to incident triage and Defect Review Boards
  • assist with producing Test Plans and Test Completion Reports
  • contribute to determining environment readiness and raising objections
  • assist the Test and Project Managers with accurate and timely reporting of progress and RAID
 
Skills/Attributes:
  • eligibility for SC clearance and have no impediment to obtaining it
  • possess an ISTQB CTAL Certificate appropriate for their role (Test Analyst, Technical Test Analyst)
  • demonstrate pragmatism and efficiency in the testing role without compromising integrity
  • demonstrate confidence to raise issues and negotiate resolutions without compromising independence
  • demonstrate experience of testing UIs and non-UI applications
  • demonstrate experience of interrogating complex databases using SQL
  • demonstrate experience of testing based on agile methodologies
  • demonstrate experience of liaising effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • familiarity with using Jira or similar ALM tools
  • experience of using automation or other supportive tools
  • adhere to company and programme policies, strategies and practices regarding testing and assurance
  • familiarity with ISO29119 and its precedents, including the ISTQB Glossary of Terms