Senior Test Analyst

Job ID:15826
Title:Senior Test Analyst
Location:Multiple Locations
Employment Type:Full time
Posted: Jul 26, 2019

Job Description

Test software systems in accordance to the Test Strategy determined by the client and Assurity, ensuring that activities are delivered in alignment to the Project Plan.

What you’ll be doing

Your core role

  • Carry out testing of client systems according to the Test Plan
  • Write, develop and review and/or contribute to Test Plans as required
  • Draft test scripts for use at Client sites
  • Log all testing issues arising from script running, identifying bottlenecks and suggesting solutions
  • Analyse testing results
  • Provide feedback to the Test Manager on testing issues
  • Ensure that accurate timesheets and expenses forms are completed and returned to Assurity on time
  • Work autonomously, visiting clients, scoping projects, developing proof of concept designs, and providing testing advice
  • Perform process improvement consulting roles to assist clients to improve their quality assurance processes
  • Advise and offer solutions or amendments on testing architecture
  • Ensure the development and quality of test assets for use at Client sites
  • Present solutions and results to clients
  • Assist in the development and growth of Assurity through sales and sales support, presentation of solutions and results, recruitment, and Assurity knowledge-base (e.g. best practise processes) development
  • Be aware of all testing issues arising from test running, identifying bottlenecks and developing solutions
  • Analyse testing results
  • Provide feedback, reports and solutions to the Project Manager
  • Develop and executing test scripts as required
  • Assist with pre-sales and presentations
  • Supervising the work, and training, of Assurity consultants
  • Act as mentor to Assurity consultants
  • Contribute to the Assurity body of knowledge and best practise development.
  • Contribute to the definition of the Test Strategy and Test Management processes
  • Establish test methodologies, test management tools and infrastructure and develop test management frameworks
  • Provide input into Programme and Project management within client site providing direction and visibility to testing
  •  Identifying opportunities within existing clients. An ambassador for Assurity and able to talk at a general level to client contacts about the services we can offer.
  • Health and Safety
  • At Assurity, we need everyone to take an active role in identifying and mitigating any health and safety risks both to yourself and other people. While at work you must take reasonable care for your own health and safety and ensure that what you do does not negatively affect the health and safety of others.
  • You must comply, as far as you possibly can, with any instructions, policies, procedures or guidelines given by Assurity in relation to health, safety and compliance.
  • You should report any potential hazards or risks to health and safety as soon as possible and take any immediate actions to minimize or mitigate these if it is not potentially harmful to your own health and safety.


What you’ll need

Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant Degree or Tertiary qualification (IT, Technology, Testing) or equivalent experience would be desirable
  • 4 + years of experience working with clients testing systems
  • Ability to learn and understand difficult concepts quickly
  • Knowledge of formal software testing
  • Understanding of test planning and executing test in business software applications
  • Ability to relate well to the non-technical people and clearly explain technical concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of different phases and types of testing
  • Sound interpersonal skills

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