Test Analyst - Financial Services

Solihull 35K - 40K Permanent

Part Remote! Only required to come into office once or twice a week.

One of Birmingham's fastest software companies are looking for more people to join the team. This is to enable faster delivery and the continuous drive towards of quality applications. Your role will be to ensure that the test strategy delivers as much automated and regression testing around the systems they build


Liaise with clients, the project delivery team and senior business consultants to agree test deliverables, scope and acceptance criteria.
Plan, prepare and execute functional, integration, and regression testing scripts
Work with the test team to provide robust and reusable manual and automated test coverage to all client projects.
Accurately estimate testing effort required to assure a quality deliverable for acceptance testing.
Identify patterns in defects across all clients, including analysis of bugs and the root cause by taking ownership to address the issue
Actively contribute to test process improvement
Look for opportunities to construct, develop and continuously maintain a reusable regression suite.
Actively contribute to the continued development and implementation of automated test framework to deliver a product driven company strategy
Contribute to the Company objectives and targets to ensure that they are consistently achieved.
People Manager. Lead a small number of testers to regularly support them in their monthly check in.

The ideal person will have:

Excellent communication skills
At least 2 years experience in different phases of testing (e.g. Sprint, System, Integration, User Acceptance)
Testing techniques used to plan and execute software tests of all application components (functional and non-functional) to verify that the software satisfies specified requirements and to detect errors. (examples: white box and black box testing techniques, static testing techniques smoke testing)
Financial Services
Exposure to the Atlassian Jira toolset
ISTQB Foundation or above ideally


Experience of automated test suites such as Selenium, Cucumber or Unified Functional Testing
Exposure to some specific technical testing tools would be desirable: Jemmy, Junit, JMeter
Good experience of working in an Agile environment
Database Querying tool exposure

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