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Senior/ Lead Test Analyst - Cheshire

up to £50k + Benefits
Ref: 200 Date Posted: Monday 11 Dec 2017

This is a newly created opportunity for experienced Senior/Lead Test Analyst to join a successful organisation who develop data solutions and mobile applications for some of the UK’s largest Insurance companies.

They now need a highly skilled Tester to ensure the quality of developed products is fit for purpose for all applications built for 3rd party clients and to ensure all applications built meet or exceed the defined functional and non-functional requirements.


Key Responsibilities of the role include:

• Lead full Quality Assurance across the enterprise with relevant planning and associated activities.

• To execute QA activities to agreed timescales and report progress to Manager and Stakeholders

• To track defects raised during testing through to resolution, liaising with the wider team and business stakeholders

• Provide regular updates to Manager regarding the Testing progress, defects, issues and outstanding activities

• Work alongside the development and other team members to ensure all relevant test scenarios are identified and have appropriate coverage in place.

• Define and implement relevant Test Strategies and Approaches including Non Functional testing and ensures these are being implemented.

• Review the related test scripts, test execution and test results for the test stages

• Gain product knowledge of the systems and functionality, sharing the knowledge within the wider team

• Raise any concerns, risks or issues to the Head of Departments in a timely manner

• As company grows take on mentorship of junior members of staff


Interested parties should have a wealth of testing experience in a Functional and Non Functional/Technical Test Lead role and have worked in Agile, Scrum team and promotes a TDD approach.


Candidates should also have strong technical skills with experience of using tools such as POSTMAN JSON, XML, SOAP, LoadRunner, LoadUI, JMeter etc. Any experience of automation tools such as Cucumber or Selenium would be an advantage.

This is a fantastic role with an agile organisation who can offer a huge amount of autonomy while still being able to nurture your talent and ambition.

If this role sounds interesting, then send us a copy of your cv and we’ll call you for a chat.

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