Technical Test Analyst
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
£40000 - £52000
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This is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Test Analyst to join a technical team and be responsible for the analysis and design, implementation and execution of technical tests. An additional but significant element of this role will be one of enhancing specialist testing skills, technical skills and gaining the commercial experiences necessary to successfully achieve customer satisfaction criteria and contractual obligations, supporting account teams and clients. You should have a good understanding of software testing and providing rudimentary technical insight into a single or a range of specialist domains and you will be part of a specialist team engaged in similar activities. This involves responding to analysis and design, test implementation and execution activities, issues or circumstances, and referring any unusual or non-routine activities to more senior members of the team.
*Deliver work to agreed estimates and timescales.
*Mentor junior members of the test team.
*Provide rudimentary domain knowledge to support delivery in specialised areas of testing.
*Produce Test Plans for simple testing requirements, seeking clarification about requirements where required and contribute to overall Test Plans for more complex requirements.
*Develop detailed Test Cases and Test Scripts, including expected results, for simple requirements, in line with the Test Strategy.
*Create test data for simple testing requirements.
*Execute testing with support if required on more complex scenarios.
*Document and verify test results.
*Raise and record details of incidents encountered during testing.
*Use testing tools.
*Produce Test Reports for simple testing requirements and contribute to overall Test Reports for moderate requirements and ensure best practice information is captured for continuous improvement.
*Report progress and issues in a timely manner as defined in the Test Plan and the agreed team organisation. In particular, to relay issues that might impact on quality or the ability to complete tests according to plan and to proactively seek appropriate solutions.
*Maintain and develop knowledge, skills and competencies in testing process and tools.
Essential skills & experience
Experience of working as a Technical Test Analyst within solutions integration programmes / projects
*Able to articulate and demonstrate a good understanding of:
oWhy Testing Is Necessary / What Testing Is
oThe Seven Principles of Testing / The Fundamental Test Process
oThe Psychology Of Testing
*Gain an understanding of, and is able to articulate:
oTest Management: Responsibilities for the Test Analyst
oTest Techniques / Testing Software Quality Characteristics
oReviews / Defect Management / Test Tools
oDemonstrable knowledge and experience in testing some of the following technologies:
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux / Unix, MacOS
ApplicationsSCCM, Visual Studio, SharePoint, SQL Server, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Teams, App-V packaged, DPM, SCOM, SCORCH
MessagingExchange, Office 365, Skype
Active DirectoryADFS, Group Policy Mgmt, DOA, Hardening and Lockdown, IDAM
CloudAzure, Azure Stack, Hybrid, OneDrive
Security Event Collection (WEF), SCEP, Splunk, Ivanti, AppLocker, ISO20000 & 270001
CitrixXenDesktop, XenApp, SQL, StoreFront, Desktop Director, NetScaler, Client Agents and Configuration
Tools & MethodologiesAtlassian (Jira, Confluence). Kanban, Scrum, Prince2, ITIL, Modaf
Skills and QualificationsMSCE, MCP, CCA-V, CCP-V, CCA-N, CCP-N, CCE-N, CC-CEM, RHCE, IT Degree, ITQSB
International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Test Analyst Advanced Level Certification
*International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Technical Test Analyst Advanced Level Certification
A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum of 18 weeks.
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.