Junior Test Analyst

Job Title: Junior Test Analyst

Location:  Cardiff

Salary:  Up to £25,000 dependant on skills/experience


  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) which increases with length of service

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Healthcare scheme

  • Life Assurance (3x Basic Salary)

Role Purpose:​

Utilise an appropriate testing methodology, analyse testing requirements as the basis for developing testing scenarios for a test level to be executed on a project. Working in conjunction with the application development effort, as per specifications, on time and within budget.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Technical expertise in ensuring the delivery of intuitive, high quality and error free code in relevant language/platform.

  • Define, identify, collect and organise detailed information relating to testing requirements.

  • Design testing scenarios and test cases that will demonstrate conformance to all functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Perform testing of releases, reporting progress using appropriate test metrics.

  • Perform regression testing of releases.

  • Identify and document defects found in testing.

  • Analyse the results of the testing process and recommend solutions.

  • Interact with the project team to gain an understanding of the business environment, technical context and conformance criteria.

  • Stay current on established tools, techniques, and technologies.

  • Maintain security, integrity, and business continuity controls and documents.

  • To participate in the constant development of providing a quality service to our clients.

Required Experience:

  • Experience of Systems Testing in a software development environment.

  • Working in an Agile environment.

  • Experience in defect tracking tools such as JIRA.

  • Experience in use of Test Management tools such as Zephyr.

  • ISTQB (foundation) certified

  • Agile Scrum Protocols

  • Ability to adapt and learn to use new business tools

Personal characteristics:

  • Planning and preparation of testing activities

  • Development of test specifications

  • Provision of recommendations based on test result analysis

  • Analytical and logical mind

  • Ability to prioritise and work within deadlines

  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Self motivated

Please email your CV to amelia.barwell@alcumusgroup.com

We look forward to hearing from you!