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Digital QA Analyst

Job Title: Digital QA Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/C/QA/RW_1561735314
Contact Name: Rassin Wurie
Contact Email: Rassin.WURIE@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

Digital QA Analyst

Contract

Berkshire

About The Company

My client, based in the Berkshire area, are one of the leading network, telecommunications and mobile technology companies in the UK. They are looking for a Digital QA Analyst to join their QA Team within their wider Online Team. Getting involved in testing digital solutions across web, mobile and apps.

About The Role

In this role, you will work with predominantly agile delivery methodologies using your creative, quality expertise that will ensure product owner's visions meet expectations. As you work closely with Product Owners and Developers to define user stories and requirements, having active input to ensure they're testable and deliver real business or customer benefit. Responsible for creating your own test plans and test cases, you'll work with the support of your microteams to complete testing on time and to the appropriate standard.

This is an exciting opportunity for a QA Analyst to be immersed in a fast-paced and fun, digitally-focused environment. Working as the only QA across two microteams, the successful candidate will be responsible for testing new releases across all our digital platforms - mobile, tablet and web.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Skills & Experience Needed

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.

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced 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 lifecycle 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.
  • 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.

If you are interested in this opportunity then please apply and I will aim to get back with 48 hours. Alternatively, you can contact me directly on rassin.wurie@projectpeople.com.

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