Test Analyst

Test Analyst



Job Reference: 14872

£100 - £200 per day

Test Analyst – South West - £200 per day – 3 month contract

If you are looking to work on an interesting contract for 3 months with the scope to extend, my client is currently delivering a large technical programme of IT modernisation and transformation including end user device replacement programmes, platform migration such as Windows 10 and Office 365 along with infrastructure transformation into Azure and modernised Wi-Fi networks.


Main Responsibilities

  • Creation of basic test scenarios to point of application logon

  • Liaising with business contacts to arrange and schedule user acceptance testing including basic support around logging onto the virtual environment

  • Provision of advice and guidance to business units on their test scenarios and testing approaches as required

  • Liaison with IT teams for defect tracking and defect resolution

  • Liaising with the test co-ordinator and the test team to update on progress

Skills and experience

  • Creating use cases and identifying scenario paths from business requirements. Reviewing and prioritising test scripts against requirements and business system processes.

  • Creating test cases, test scripts and test sets ensuring traceability between requirements, test cases and test scenarios. Executing manual tests on various environments to determine scalability, security, data integrity and performance at user and system levels.

  • Recording the result of test execution and logging defects in a defect management system. Escalating issues observed during execution. Raising, re-testing and reopening defects when necessary, iteratively re-testing until passed.

  • Defect tracking and auditing to ensure full resolution of issues/defects. Prioritising defects throughout the testing cycle and assigning defects to the respective project managers/technicians.

  • Updating existing test scripts, to ensure that any new or amended functionality was as specified. Liaising with business leads to facilitate effective UAT of software items ensuring that the quality of software is to customer expected standards.

  • Comfortable with using virtual machine environments and supporting end users to connect in order to carry out UAT.


This position is in scope of IR35

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If this appeals to you then please contact Joe on 01566 776 888 or send your CV to jmatthews@itecopeople.co.uk


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