Test Analyst


An Alcumus Group role based in Cardiff 

Location:  Cardiff (Parc Nantgarw)

Salary: Up to £30,000 dependant on skills/experience

Benefits:
 

  • 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.

  • Reviewing Requirements and Design Documents to determine testing effort required

  • Providing resource estimates for all testing phases of the release

  • Production of overall Test Strategies and Test Plans

  • Managing the Integration testing of Releases, reporting progress using appropriate test metrics

  • Managing the Regression testing of Releases

  • Follow company programming standards during the software development process

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

  • Execute tasks related to the production of the Test Plan, test cases, test scripts, and test data

  • Analyse the results of the testing process and recommends solutions

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

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

  • Understand and use appropriate automated testing processes and tools

  • 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

  • To attend and participate in Company meetings as required

  • Any other duties as reasonably requested.


 
Required Experience:
 

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience of Systems Testing in a software development environment

  • Technical background

  • Experience of automating test cases using Selenium

  • 4+ years experience of Systems Testing in a software development environment.

 
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!