Digital Test Analyst - Reading

Posted 7 April by FT Recruit
Position: Digital Test Analyst
Location: Reading
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

This is an important role within our Digital Studio as the main purpose is to help deliver enhancements to the sse.co.uk website and our other digital experiences. These digital experiences play a key role in driving awareness and sales of SSE’s offerings within our Retail business.
In this role, you’ll be working closely with developers, business analysts and a wide variety of other internal and third-party stakeholders, using your testing expertise to write and execute test plans to help ensure the delivery of high quality solutions.

Key responsibilities will include:
Taking ownership of testing for small to medium sized projects.
Analysing requirements and design documents to ensure that the solution being delivered is fit for purpose.
Writing test plans and providing estimates.
Generating test data and defining environmental requirements.
Writing and executing test cases (manual and automated).
Contributing to the test automation framework.
Peer reviewing test plans for other Digital Test Analysts.
Managing defects, ensuring that key issues are being highlighted and addressed.
Accurately documenting and presenting test results to project stakeholders.

Another key part of the role is to help mature and develop the Digital Studio’s testing capabilities by actively contributing to the continuous improvement process.

Your Skills and Experience:
We are looking for a proactive individual who is passionate about testing and will drive quality throughout the development lifecycle. You will need to demonstrate a good understanding of testing best practice and experience of applying this knowledge in your previous roles. You should have excellent communication skills and keen attention to detail. You should also be able to review and critique current processes and recommend innovative solutions to problems. The ability to manage your own workload while working within a collaborative team is essential.

In terms of skills and technical experience, you should be able to demonstrate a solid understanding and ability within the following areas:
Working within cross-functional Agile development teams,
Performing user acceptance testing,
Web testing across multiple browsers and devices,
Using requirements management,
Test management and defect management tools (ideally Visual Studio Team Services).
Experience with a scripting or programming language (ideally C#).
Experience with web automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver.
Ability to write SQL queries and insert/update statements.
System test, backend and API testing experience is desirable
Experience with GIT SCM and CI tools is desirable.
ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level with Agile extension is also desirable.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Non-negotiable skills:
Experience working in an Agile environment
Experience of working with test management and defect management tools
Experience with web automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver.

KEY SKILLS:
agile environments, test management, defect management, Selenium WebDriver, SQL

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 02033-71-7671

Reference: 34851945

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