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Test Analyst - Preston - Agile, Automation - up to £30k

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 1st September
Location: Preston
Salary/Rate: £25,000 - £30,000
Type: Permanent

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Test Analyst - Preston - Agile, Automation - up to £30k

A thriving and well known financial services company in Lancashire are looking to add two experienced and ambitious Test Analysts to their team.

Client Details

This is an opportunity to join an expanding Test team within this large financial services company. Based in their Lancashire headquarters.


Test Analyst - Preston - Agile, Automation - up to £30k

In this role you will work closely with Project teams who operate in a very Agile way. Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Translating business and technical processes and or documentation to form tests plans.
  • To take responsibility both for verifying that software deliverable work from a technical perspective, as well as, validate that deliverables meet the business requirements.
  • Develop and run test scripts (inc regression testing).
  • Managing testing output including fault tracking.
  • Co-ordination of test environments and management of test data.
  • Working closely with Business Analysts, Project Managers & Test Leads to deliver successful outcomes.


The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record working as a Test Analyst in Agile environments, preferably within Financial Services.

An ISTQB certification or a BCS in Testing is essential At least 2 years Testing experience Co-ordination with development and support teams. Experience of using fault logging and management tools, e.g. JIRA, TFS. Experience of testing complex multi-application systems, including web, desktop and mobile applications. Testing of applications built on Oracle and Microsoft platforms including integrations with Web Services, file transfers etc. Experience with workflow and document management systems. Experience with automated testing would be an advantage. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Critical thinking and problem solving skills with an eye for detail. Capable of managing multiple projects and priorities.

Job Offer

Full benefits available on enquiry. Some home working arrangements can be considered but the company unfortunately cannot consider fully remote candidates at this time. Therefore we are only considering applicants who live a reasonable commute from Preston.

Test Analyst - Preston - Agile, Automation - up to £30k