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Test Analyst - Web, Jira, Agile

Bedford, £30 – 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Permanent
Reference: RC6040

Test Analyst - Web, Jira, Agile 
Bedford, Bedfordshire
£30 – 45k plus bonus plus benefits


Jira, Agile, Web, Manual


Tester Analyst / Manual Test Analyst required for highly buoyant and successful Software House within an Insurance organisation. This role will report into the Test Team Lead and be based in their Bedford offices. You will have solid manual functional testing experience and are looking to take the next step in your career with more responsibility and autonomy in an agile environment. You will play a pivotal role in the test function by supporting development of the company’s client web applications.


This role is multi-faceted, containing elements of Test Management, Test Analysis and Release Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Static and dynamic testing: to help ensure the functionality being developed is fit for business purpose via both structured and exploratory testing, raising defects and new feature requests where expected / actual behaviours differ
  • Test artefact creation / analysis: Test Plans, Scenarios and Reports; Release Notes; measuring test coverage and prioritising tests using a Risk based approach; design specifications; requirements documentation and user stories
  • Work with cross-functional teams: to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Reporting: progress updates to internal and external Stakeholders
  • Maintenance of JIRA: configuration and workflows, including administration functions


Key Requirements:

  • Responsive website testing within a fast paced environment.
  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.
  • Experience of commercial defect tracking tool Jira.
  • Testing in an Agile / Waterfall / V-Model environment.
  • Release Management: knowledge of when and how this is implemented and the requirement within the SDLC. Practical experience preferred


This is a fantastic opportunity to work on the continuous evolution of their testing function and will offer you a chance to work in a start-up environment during an exciting period of growth.

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Arc IT Recruitment.

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