We are IT Recruitment Specialists partnered with a prestigious Global Consultancy who requires a PVT Test Analyst our clients based in Telford (WFH Currently)

T&RS CDS Performance & Volume Testing (PVT) Assurance Test Analyst

Who you'll be working with:
The Test and Release Service is part of the global group and the Industry leaders in testing services delivering across the public sector in the UK. We deliver a wide variety of projects across multiple technology platforms into numerous business areas. It is a fast paced and challenging environment to work within. We are looking for dynamic, ambitious individuals who want to become part of our high performing teams.
The Customs Declaration Service (CDS) Programme is the UK's most important IT programme, supporting the transition of Customs Declarations from the existing CHIEF service in support of 150,000 traders making 55m declarations per annum.

What you'll do:
Perform static test analysis of performance test acceptance criteria, test approach and test evidence, following test execution by the technical teams who are doing the performance testing.
Participate in technical review calls to provide input and steer on test direction
Assure test scenarios from technical documentation and identify any dependencies
Work with the technical teams to review and assure their performance test scenarios and test evidence
Ensure all subordinate test documentation and test evidence (eg JMeter reports) are produced by the appropriate technical team, with clear traceability back to the acceptance criteria
Check that the performance tests planned by the teams doing the testing provides appropriate coverage of both expected and unexpected behaviour
Undertake traceability of the acceptance criteria against the test evidence/results to ensure the component/s have been tested accurately
Validate infrastructure utilisation statistics from the performance test execution runs undertaken by the technical teams (ie CPU, RAM, Memory and Storage capacity)

Required Skills:
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
An undertsnding of Performance & Volume Test (PVT) testing
Infrastructure testing experience (with at least 3 years focused on Non-Functional Testing)
Good understanding of Risk Based Testing (RBT) and Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)
Good understanding of agile delivery life cycles
Experience of JIRA and Confluence
An understanding of how infrastructure utilsuation statistics are reported
Able to hold complex test discussions with architects, SMEs and Operational Teams
ISTQB Advanced Level Technical test analyst

Essential Personal Qualities:
A strong teamwork ethic with a proven ability to work collaboratively
Highly developed critical thinking, interpretative and analytical abilities
A strong eye for detail and keen focus on results, with a flexible 'can do' approach
Assertive and confident
An ability to assess test results both in technical terms and in non-technical (summary) terms, internally
An ability to work both in isolation, managing one's own time, and working as part of a small team.
Flexible and creative, working around logistical and technical blockers to progress

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more, please send through your CV and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Please note, candidates are often Shortlisted within 48 hours.

Start date
6 months
J & C Associates Ltd
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