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Digital QA Analyst

Job Title: Digital QA Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months+
REF: X/SR/QA_1553533173
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email: sara.rowe@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

2 x Digital QA Anlaysts - 3 months+ contract - Berskhire - Mobile Telecoms

Day-to-day activities and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Reviewing all forms of project documentation including Business Requirements Specifications documents, technical briefs, designs and wireframes
  • Work with Product Owners to define acceptance criteria and produce test plans
  • Review acceptance criteria with scrum teams, Product Owners, developers, Site Builders and interact with Project Managers and Test Environment Managers
  • Provide updates on testing progress or other activities to the QA Manager and other teams
  • Analyse and investigate issues found in testing and work to resolve these with the relevant people (other testers, Product Owners, environment teams, developers and Site Builders)
  • Work closely with other functions within the Online team such as design, user experience, developers, operational support and teams outside the online team such as marketing and campaign teams
  • Carry out test execution using predominantly UAT testing techniques but also static, integration and system testing methods
  • Support cross-departmental projects and overall test community when required
  • Constantly identify opportunities to improve quality
  • Work closely with our 3rd party partners, including managing offshore resource, 3rd party testing service and tools.

Innovative and passionate about testing, you will see testing as a skill and are enthusiastic about quality, end-to-end customer experience and finding defects.

Ability to tackle issues logically and determine a best course of action, you seek opportunities to expand your knowledge within the testing field and are committed to this discipline.

You pro-actively seek improvements to working methods and have the ability to apply different testing theories and techniques to new or old problems.

Must-have

  • Experience of working in a digital environment
  • Dynamic and engaging with a real passion for quality and testing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible in approach and attitude with a consistent focus on quality
  • UAT and front-end testing experience with particular focus on 'look-and-feel'
  • Ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders and effectively articulate and justify test estimates
  • Knowledge of software development life-cycle and methodologies (e.g. Agile, V-Model, Waterfall)
  • Knowledge of software testing terms and their application e.g. black box testing, test harness/test stub (e.g. the theory and application of that theory)
  • ISTQB/ISEB Foundation or relevant working experience.

Nice-to-have

  • Specific application knowledge - JIRA, Quality Center
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Automation skills or desire to progress with Automation
  • Specific software and programming knowledge - HTML, Java.

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