Test Analyst - Healthcare

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
2020-11-06
Duration:
6 months
From:
Venesky-Brown
Location:
Midlothian
Published at:
10/29/2020
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
1991051

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Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation with office in Edinburgh and Glasgow, are currently looking to recruit a Test Analyst for an initial 6 month contract on a rate of c.£400/day (inside of IR35). Due to the current circumstances this role will initially be remote based but could be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Responsibilities:
Identify and design test cases and test scripts, mapping back to pre-determined criteria and maintaining traceability
Perform systems, interface, integration and acceptance testing
Analyse and report test activities and results.
Initial review and initial impact assessment of unexpected results.
Support defect triage and own reporting of unexpected or unsatisfactory outcomes according to client requirements/test strategy.
The holder of this role will work under the direction of a Test Lead.
Regular communication with Test Lead and other members of the Programme Team, software suppliers and key stakeholders to ensure sufficient test coverage.

Essential Skills:
Experience working within software systems development life cycle ideally on large scale national IT system solutions.
Experience of delivering test analysis in large-scale complex environments
Ability to understand, interpret, deliver and measure against business-driven requirements
Familiar with Test Management Tools (eg HP Quality Centre/ALM)
Clear organisation, analysis and structured thinking skills
Experience of working in business critical environments
Understanding of different software development methodologies and their impact on testing
Able to apply risk-based testing principles.
Good all round IT skills, with experience of the Microsoft Office Suite
Possess testing qualification (eg ISEB/ISTQB/BCS) at a minimum Foundation level.

Desirable Skills:
Previous NHS experience.
Database knowledge including confidence in maintaining and querying SQL databases.
Knowledge of client, server and networking technologies.
Ability to create, read and manipulate XML data.

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