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Test Analyst - Leeds - £35k

Posted 2 February by Larson Resource Group Limited Ended

Test Analyst - Leeds - £35k

Are you an experienced tester looking for your next role? Would you like to work for the largest and most successful law firm in Yorkshire? Do you seek exposure to new technologies and software?

The Larson Group is currently recruiting an experienced Test Analyst for a highly successful law firm based in central Leeds. The role of the Test Analyst is to provide a level of quality assurance to IT products and services that are being created, changed or upgraded, ranging from business-as-usual (BAU) work requests to projects and programme deliveries. This will involve working with senior stakeholders, business and IT teams to understand expected outcomes of the work or project, such that specific test requirements can be defined, planned and executed. Collaborating with internal staff, clients and third parties, to ensure products and services are functioning as per the design, and are checked for quality and accuracy to ensure smooth deliveries of changes are released into the production environment.


  • Report to the IT Director for work requests and project involvement
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of business processes and systems used across the firm
  • Create a comprehensive test strategy for the firm and associated test frameworks for specific business systems
  • Manage the test cycle of software development from requirements testing to user acceptance and release testing
  • Design, develop and coordinate the execution of test plans with business and technical representatives, achieving successful system and user acceptance testing
  • Design and maintain reusable test scripts for specific products, services and business areas, as required
  • Ensure business confidence in the proposed solutions being released through rigorous testing and quality assurance cycles
  • Liaise with clients and business owners to clarify test plans, define success criteria and acceptable outcomes
  • Provide post implementation support from a systems and operational perspective, and assist in troubleshooting software application issues
  • Recommend functional and non-functional testing standards to be included in the test framework
  • Quality check system changes and project deliverables before changes to production are scheduled
  • Manage defects and software bugs as they are discovered and coordinate their resolution with appropriate technology teams
  • Maintain central working repositories for all procedures, test documents, plans, scripts and other related material

Position Requirements

  • Experience and understanding of ISTQB or ISEB, with certification desirable
  • 2 years' experience working in Professional Services industry
  • Understanding of structured test methods and processes
  • Experience of working in an ITIL and ISO 27001 environment
  • Good general knowledge of IT systems desirable, including SharePoint, SQL, MS Visual Studio and industry standard testing tools
  • Experience of working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and take responsibility for tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal
  • Capable of setting and following standards
  • Ability to promote a quality control culture
  • Ability to lead business and IT workshops
  • Good attention to detail is essential
  • Understanding of development methodologies including Agile user stories
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Working Environment

  • Overtime will be required, particularly leading up to project launches
  • The Test Analyst will need to travel to other sites as required

Key words - Tester / UAT Tester / Manual Tester / Test Analyst / QA Tester

Larson Resource Group Limited is registered in England & Wales with a company number 06110626. Registered office address is Windsor House Cornwall Road Harrogate HG1 2PW. Our VAT number is . Larson Resource Group Limited trades as an Employment Agency when placing permanent candidates and as an Employment Business when placing Contractors (under the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment and Business Regulations 2003) In accordance with these regulations you should have received a copy of our Client Terms of Business. If you have not received a copy please contact a member of staff immediately. All discounted rates quoted are only valid providing all other terms are met in accordance with our standard Client Terms of Business. For more information on Larson Resource Group please review our website

Required skills

  • Tester / UAT Tester / Manual Tester / Test Analyst / QA Tester

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