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Test Analyst - FTC

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Recruiter: Intec Select
Listed on: 1st July
Location: Chatham
Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £35,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2022-06-25 00:00:00

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Test Analyst - FTC

A leading financial services corporation is currently recruiting a hand's on Test Analyst - FTC who has strong experience of system testing, regression testing and UAT testing within a regulated environment. To succeed, you must have an ISTQB or ISEB qualification, work within a Waterfall / Agile environment and have experience of the financial sector. This is a FTC contract basis paying up to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits + hybrid working.

This is an exciting Test Analyst opportunity where you will interact with Change Managers, Business Analysts and Programme managers, testing a portfolio of systems/applications across regulatory, data, end of life and digital within a financial setting. Additionally, our client is currently undergoing a huge migration programme and will be moving to an Azure DeVops environment which you will gain exposure to.

Role overview/responsibilities:
                                         Create and maintain test scenarios, test cases and test scripts for each project and test phase in line with the agreed testing strategy and approach. Define, prepare and create the required test data to support the testing.
                                         Ensure project deliverables are met and delivered on time for the System Test or UAT test phase. Notify any slippage where appropriate.
                                         Escalate issues, defects and observations in a timely manner where the business or functional requirements or process changes do not meet the aims and goals of the business area.
                                         Engage with a wide range of stakeholders across the Group and third parties to drive Test outcomes.
                                         Participate in preparation of the test plan at project level.
                                         Support and deliver the testing tasks for each project and test phase.
                                         Develop and maintain a good working knowledge to support each system / project and testing phase within workstream.
                                         Support wider test team across all aspects of the test phase for any given project.
                                         Ensure all test scenarios, test cases and test scripts are peer reviewed, undergo a quality review for completeness and accuracy within wider test team.
                                         Consistently apply best practice thinking to continuous improvement and seek opportunities to improve delivery, including identifying appropriate candidates for Test Automation.

Technical skill set:
                                         Two years previous experience testing core systems within the Financial Services industry is essential
                                         Two years previous experience using Test Management Tools (HP Quality Center/ALM /Azure DevOps Test Plan etc.) is desirable
                                         Experience of working alongside BA's, PMs and Development teams are essential.
                                         Experience working with offshore teams is desirable.
                                         Detailed knowledge of the software development cycle and the defect resolution process is essential
                                         Detailed knowledge of System Testing, regression testing and User Acceptance frameworks is essential
                                         Detailed knowledge of Testing Methodologies and Testing Lifecycle is essential.
                                         Thorough understanding of structured test methods and processes covering manual and automated testing is essential
                                         Proven knowledge of working in a testing functions within a financial services organisation with exposure to mortgage and savings products is essential
                                         Knowledge and experience writing SQL queries and database interrogation through structured SQL queries is desirable

Salary expectations:
£35,000 / Work from home options / Flexible working / 25 Days Holiday / Medical Cover /Life Cover / Pension / Flexible Benefits

Test Analyst - FTC