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Test Analyst

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Recruiter: Quilter
Listed on: 13th December 2019
Location: Newcastle
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Test Analyst

Location: Newcastle
Company: Quilter Financial Planning
Department: Group Technology Solutions
Type of Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 17th January 2020

As a Test Analyst you will own the creation and implementation of test automation capabilities within Quilter. As an organisation that embraces DevOps, the need for automation is essential as we seek to release code several times a day. Experience of working within a DevOps environment and producing full stack automated tests across web and mobile applications is required.

About us

Quilter is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management around the world. We manage over £118.7 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers (as at October 2019). We're here to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow. We measure this not only by our ability to create wealth for clients, but also the positive impact we make on their lives and our broader contribution to the industry and society.

About the role

As a Test Analyst you will analyse software requirements and write and execute comprehensive, thorough and effective automated test scripts and regression packs to verify the quality of new or enhanced software releases. You'll work effectively within the project and participate fully in the project, communicating back to the team on progress, blockers etc.

You'll manage specification and on-going development and maintenance of automation framework and will record, report, analyse and manage defects found during testing and manage through to closure. You'll help raise the profile of testing within Quilter by providing high value automated test solutions and promoting continuous improvement within the various applications being supported.

About you

You'll be a decisive, adaptable, disciplined delivery professional. Ideally educated to degree level, or with equivalent experience, ITIL and Agile qualifications are also desirable.

You'll have experience of testing complex IT projects through to completion, resulting in delivery of robust and high-quality applications, building automated testing frameworks from scratch. You'll also have experience with functional and non-function testing tools e.g. Selenium, UFT, Cucumber, Performance Centre, Gatling, JMeter and Defect tracking tools.

You'll have proven software testing experience including the implementation of smoke tests, unit tests or Pester tests as well as exploratory testing/alerting, as well as proven track record within an IT function and experience of working with both Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies. You'll have an understanding of industry best practice and trends together with their application within a business context. You'll be passionate about DevOps and have a resilient attitude in pushing the DevOps perspective.

Benefits

No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated.  That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.

Core Benefits

  • Holiday:  24-26 days (depending on your grade)
  • Quilter Incentive Scheme:  All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
  • Pension Scheme:  10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
  • Private Medical Insurance:  Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
  • Life Assurance:  4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
  • Income Protection:  75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

Our promise

At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.