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Test Analyst - Application
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Recruiter: Roke Manor Research Ltd
Listed on: 3rd April
Location: Gloucester
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 00136
Contact Name: Roke Manor Research

Due to the nature of this position, current DV clearance is required.

We deliver advanced research, development services and products and is a vendor neutral supplier, picking the most appropriate technologies to achieve the required performance and capabilities. We are seeking highly motivated and knowledgeable staff, although when you are working across groundbreaking projects it is rare that you will have nothing new to learn.

This is a unique customer facing role, providing you with the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplined team, to pull through specialist new capability into operational use. We are looking for exceptional individuals who have the appropriate technical knowledge, who are able to communicate effectively with internal and external partners at all levels.

You would act as a trusted advisor to our clients, spending a significant amount of your time at client sites predominantly in Gloucester. Although initially you will work across Roke's state of the art sites whilst becoming familiar with the companies ways of working.

What would your role look like?

You would be working with our Test Manager, Senior Test Analyst & Project Managers (PM's) as required, to provide meaningful updates on work progress issues and dependencies.

You will be required to:

  • Estimate work effort and duration.
  • Produce test scripts and execute test phases.
  • Write test cases that are traceable back to requirements.
  • Expertly report defects - clearly documented, detailing links back to requirement and impact on solution.
  • Work cohesively with other suppliers and delivery team members to deliver to required timescales and to agreed quality.
  • Provide positive input into Test Plans and Reports.
  • Promote meaningful knowledge transfer within the team.
  • Contribute to lessons learned and process improvement.

What do we expect from you?

  • Application Test Experience.
  • Atlassian Suite - Confluence, Jira.
  • A mature knowledge of waterfall and agile deliveries.
  • Proven testing experience across the whole delivery lifecycle.
  • You are happy to work on customer sites at least 4 days per week.
  • A deep understanding of command line knowledge in Windows and Linux environment.

What additional skills would we find useful?

Key production and information assurance (IA) domain knowledge would be a welcome addition to the experience described above. Other areas of interest include:

  • Test automation - Frameworks, Cucumber/Java/OATS
  • Docker or other containerisation platforms
  • Unix
  • Jenkins or other continuous integration tools
  • BitBucket
  • Bash scripting
  • SQL
  • A solid grasp of continuous integration

We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, creative and inclusive. We can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

This position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Our benefits include a bonus scheme, private medical insurance and pension, along with a whole host of flexible benefits to include childcare vouchers, travel insurance and dental care.

Due to the nature of this position, current DV clearance is required.



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