Posted: Posted 266 days ago

Test Analyst

Salford Quays, Manchester

The role sits within the Quality Assurance & Test team and is critical to ensuring the quality of code created within the BSS and OSS business functions. The role engages with internal and external customers to facilitate testing of small projects to large programmes.

How will I add value in this role?

  • Contribute to test planning
  • Review functional and non-functional requirements, raise issues and reject poor and/or unclear requirements
  • Write test cases and ensure approval by key stakeholders
  • Ensure full requirements coverage and traceability within test specifications
  • Work collaboratively with BSS & OSS Delivery teams to understand gaps in testing and ensure any gaps are covered within the test phases and where there are exceptions, raise the risk of impact to the application
  • Contribute to the set-up, connectivity and configuration of a test environment including data requirements to support testing to ensure entry criteria met for entry into testing
  • Execute test specifications/conduct testing
  • Formally record test evidence and archive test results in the ALM tool
  • Recognise and record faults with appropriate diagnostic information in the defect management tool
  • Contribute to triage meetings to drive resolution of issues and defects, engaging with relevant teams to ensure these are resolved quickly
  • Contribute to the Test Exit report
  • Maintain regression test suite
  • Obtain and maintain a full understanding of the end to end system landscape, as well as the high priority areas relevant to testing
  • Contribute to knowledge documents to drive and ensure the teams understanding of the product from a systems perspective and which can be used for knowledge transfer to other test leads/testers
  • The ability to influence others across the BSS and OSS functions and champion the need for testing processes, explaining the benefits and justifications
  • Work within the Quality Assurance and Test function to ensure testing follows best practice and aligns with the agreed QA Strategy
  • Contribute to the test risk and issue log and help drive continuous improvement

What do I need in order to deliver this role?

1. ISTQB/ ISEB Foundation Qualification

2. Proven testing experience

3. Excellent problem solving skills

4. Excellent verbal and written communication

Be great to also have:

1. Qualified to degree level of equivalent

2. ISTQB/ ISEB intermediate or advanced

3. Test Automation experience

4. Experience of telecoms technology, systems

5. Process improvement experience

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