Software Test Analyst

North West


£32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits


Software Test Analyst

Software Test Analyst, Software Tester, Manual, Automation training.

I am recruiting for a skilful Software Test Analyst with 3-5 years experience who is looking to step up in a fast-moving finance environment and become a senior/lead Software Test Analyst. You’ll be testing a range of existing and new systems and a wide range of applications including websites, interfaces and back-end systems. You’ll be using both automated and manual tools and training in automation testing will be given

The company – The largest company of its mind within the UK nd currently going through extensive growth and acquisitions.

The role – A Software Test Analyst / Software Tester

To be eligible for this role you must at least have an ISTQB/ISEB foundation level certification.

Required experience and skills

§Highly competent and experienced in Functional testing (System, Integration, UAT, Regression testing) on web based and backend applications.
§Testing of SOAP/RESTful APIs using SoapUI / Postman.
§Cross browser testing both manually and testing tools on web browsers and devices.
§Experience OR an interest in Test Automation (full training will be given) in a software testing environment using at least one scripting language (Java, .Net), Selenium, frameworks and processes.
§Experience in producing, reviewing and running test plans and test cases.
§Experience in producing estimates for testing (which should include the time spent on documents, testing, regression and UAT).
§Ability to understand complex systems and technical specifications so you can prepare test plans.
§Ability to test against requirements & specifications.
§Knowledge of how to interrogate databases (SQL or Oracle) using basic queries.
§Consistently demonstrate urgency and efficiency upon meeting deadlines.
§Contribution to team innovation to explore and experiment with new technologies.
§Experience of working in an Agile (Scrum/Kanban) environment.

In addition you should have the following
§Excellent eye for detail.
§Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; you’ll be collaborating and interacting with developers, project owners, UAT teams, and end users.
§Good team player.
§Very keen to learn and proactively share your knowledge to the team.
§Ability to coach/mentor junior team members.
§Ability to work independently.
§Ability to work under pressure and meet business deadlines

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Software Test Analyst to move into a more senior role and work towards more automated testing duties.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration. Ascent People is acting as an employment agency for this role. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered.

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