Quality Analyst

Recruiter
Brightec
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Mar 2018
Closes
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description I'm currently recruiting for a Quality Analyst to work within a retail software solutions provider in Coventry on a permanent basis.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB

To collaborate well with both technical and business team members and to create and execute tests to drive development. The Quality Analyst should have good technical skills and be able to apply agile principles and values in delivering value to the customers, both internal and external.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Works alongside other Quality Analysts within a project team
* Works closely with the Business Analysts, Developers, Architects, Development Project
Manager (DPM) to analyse functional and non-functional business requirements and to create
the specification by example tests/acceptance tests and identify the required test data.
* Participates in customer workshops to obtain the customer requirements.
* At times acts as a proxy product owner.
* Has the ability to estimate QA effort for new user stories, change requests and defects.
* Identifies QA tasks for new user stories during planning sessions.
* Performs manual exploratory testing and executes regression tests that cannot be
automated.
* Pairs with Developers to obtain an understanding of automated test design in line with
Test-Driven Development methodology
* Has the ability of investigating the root cause of a defect and reviews with the project
team.
* Produces test plans and test metrics.
* Follows the defined defect management process for internal and external defects.
* Maintains release documentation for external distribution.
* Deploys and tests patched defect fixes.
* Monitors automated test results, investigating and reporting failed tests to the project
team.
* Sets up and maintains the QA test environments.
* Monitors the tasks for completed user stories to meet the definition of done.
* Is able to demonstrate delivered user stories to the customer/stakeholder.
* Adheres to the test strategy as implemented by the Senior Quality Analyst.
* Conducts project tasks delegated by Senior Quality Analyst.
* Work closely with all stake holders to perform V&P testing.
* Works as a cross functional member of the project team following Agile/SCRUM approach.

If you think you have the right background and skills for the above position, please send me over an updated copy of your CV to

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