Test Analyst Automation

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£28,000 per annum
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

VennGroup IT
Technology Recruitment Solutions

Role: Test Analyst (Automation)
Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Rate: £28,000 - £35,000

The role:

  • QA and system testing responsibilities on specific projects, including on site and field testing, functional testing and other types of software testing as required
  • Be proficient with creating automated tests using SOAP UI / SOAP UI Pro including the use of GroovyScript / Java
  • Be proficient with writing Apache JMeter tests for load tests
  • Any experience with creating continuous integration tests ideally Jenkins would be beneficial
  • Experience in technical testing particularly service and integration testing is essential
  • Prepare, execute and maintain automated and manual test scripts
  • Preparation and execution of Performance tests (Load and stress)
  • Generating Test plans and Test reports for the progress of testing activities as requested by the Product owner (daily, weekly, monthly)
  • Performing Integration testing, System testing, Regression testing, UAT, Performance testing.
  • Ability to lead the Testing phase
  • Raising defects in the designated tool (TFS/MTM) and generating the defect reports
  • Providing timely reports/updates for the undertaken Testing activities to the Test Manager
  • To work closely with developers to ensure that any bugs or issues are clearly identified and reworked/tested in an efficient manner
  • Assist in the set-up of test environments that reproduce the customer environment into which software is to be deployed in conjunction with the development and technical services teams and our customers
  • To contribute to project estimates/planning and ensure sufficient time and resources are allocated to projects for testing
  • To promote quality and identify risks associated with quality issues during projects
  • To request additional testing resource when necessary for specific projects and manage that resource in regards to coordinating QA activities
  • To provide input to the creation of product release notes as required
  • To liaise with internal or external customers during acceptance testing to ensure that software meets their requirements and any acceptance issues are raised and resolved.
  • To acquire sufficient business and operational knowledge to ensure QA processes meet the needs of the organisation
  • To contribute to product strategy especially where that relates to quality
  • To assist the IT department to continually improve its quality processes and procedures
  • To scan the outside environment for best practice and suggest when the implementation of best practice and process changes would add value to our systems.
  • To provide second line support and product and process guidance to developers when required
  • Visit customer or business sites when necessary to troubleshoot problems
  • When needed liaise with training department to aid in the production of user training materials

Key skills required:

2+ yrs experience of testing in an IT background - Essential

Be proficient with creating automated tests using SOAP UI / SOAP UI Pro including the use of GroovyScript / Java - Essential

Experience in technical testing particularly service and integration testing is essential - Essential

Experience is using the TFS (Microsoft Test Manager) Testing Tool - Essential

Internally motivated and able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment - Essential

Strong communication skills, with both internal team members and internal and external business stakeholders - Essential

Be proficient with writing Apache JMeter tests for load tests - Desirable

Experience working in the logistics sector in an end-user environment - Desirable



Please call Daryl Medlin or Stephan Sohotta on or email an updated CV to

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.