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Location

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Posted

May 16, 2019

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QA Analyst

  • The QA Analyst will work independently taking full responsibility for a certain test area. This is a primary role in Quality Assurance in the areas of analysis and design, implementation and execution, in line with agreed plans and strategies.

    • Works on multiple phases of a project and/or multiple projects.
    • Takes responsibility for a certain test area and conditions as well as results evaluation, problem resolution and planning.
    • Selects appropriate standards, methods, tools and applications for project use.
    • Reviews quality assurance plans, data, procedures, and scripts.
    • Creates test cases independently and help prepare for evaluations.
    • Runs tests and retests as necessary, executing test scripts in area of accountability.
    • Investigates defined issues with uncertain cause and solicits input in gathering data that help identify and differentiate the symptoms and root causes of defined problems.
    • Identifies test issues, report risks and define regression tests for current and future projects.
    • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements, reporting on system quality and collecting metrics on test cases.
    • Works on quality assurance projects using available test frameworks and tools focusing on on-time and on-budget project goals.
    • Maintains the status of project and provides guidance to the work of junior team members, works across teams to achieve group goals.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • Additional course or certification in Quality Assurance.
    • ISTQB Foundation.
    • Intermediate theoretical knowledge in quality assurance methodologies and has awareness of new and emerging technologies and developments.
    • Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge and has practical experience of testing tools and frameworks required to deliver.
    • Good understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.
    • Excellent communication skills, adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience’s perspective, uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
    • Good people skills, has experience in supporting others in raising their performance and working out their development goals.
    • Professional attitude, has developed a reputation as a trusted advisor.
    • Good client-facing skills, experience in developing partnerships with the team and client and collaborating with others to exceed client expectations.
    • Good problem solving skills, has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving issues.
    • Adaptable and responds positively to changing business issues, sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.
    • Experience in supporting team success and motivating others to keep morale and performance high.
    • Good self-management, can set and work to quantified goals and standards, delivers by being aware of and considering the commercial impacts.
    • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated

    All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship (unless stated otherwise in the job description).

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package which include:

    • Pension scheme.
    • Life assurance.
    • Critical illness cover.
    • Medical Insurance.
    • Dental Cover.
    • Maternity and paternity scheme.
    • Life enrichment programme.
    • Service awards for years of service.
    • Birthday hampers.
    • Continuous social events (including family events) which run throughout the year.
    • Microsoft discounts.
    • Professional membership fees.
    • Bike 2 Work scheme.
    • Lap top and mobile phone.
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