Test Analyst

Location
Leeds
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
20 Mar 2018
Closes
17 Apr 2018
Ref
hotstestNLB
Contact
Natasha Brammer
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Contract
*Collaboration with the wider development team to ensure a test-first approach to any development activities;
*Planning, management and execution of tests using appropriate tools and techniques accepted within the company in line with industry best practice and relevant standards;
*Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies;
*Support continuous improvement by investigating research on alternative technologies, tools and methods.

Core engineering- entry level accountabilities (Career Level 3+)
*Understand the testing effort by analysing the requirements of a development project;
*Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing;
*Co-operate with stakeholders and senior staff as required to agree the testing strategy;
*Arrange the hardware and software requirements for the testing;
*Take responsibility for the management and reporting of the testing activities within a development project;
*Plan or oversee the planning of the system and acceptance tests and co-ordinates the execution of these plans;
*Apply available standards, methods and tools in an intelligent and effective way, and produce a consistently high standard of documentation of both a technical and a descriptive nature;
*Successfully accelerate development by helping develop teams help themselves;
*Work with the development teams to automate testing wherever possible.

Core engineering - mid-level accountabilities (Career Level 4+)
*Work with/as-part of the development teams to ensure sufficient testing is being performed appropriate to the cadence of the development cycle;
*Ensure content and structure of all testing documents/artefacts is documented and maintained;
*Identify improvements to the testing process and assists in their implementation;
*Lead stakeholders in defining acceptance tests and takes responsibility for their proper execution.



Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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