IT Test Analyst

IT Test Analyst

  • Location

    Berkshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Burgess

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced IT Test Analyst to join a globally recognised organisation.

Overview of the role:

This position will perform all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) testing activities; which includes,
but is not limited to, all requirements analysis as it pertains to the development and maintenance of the
Requirements Traceability Matrix, development of test plan/test cases, execution of functional and system
integration tests, and test defect reporting. Detailed hands on knowledge of automation testing using HPE UFT /
QTP (Quick Test Pro) is required including experience with manual testing. Software tester should be able to
understand application functionality and company business quickly.


  • Design and execute test plan, test cases based on the specification and use cases.
  • Perform functional and system integration testing.
  • Work closely with developers and testers to identify and duplicate reported problems.
  • Write and maintain traceability matrix to reflect test coverage.
  • Analyze the test results and present the findings to individuals and groups.
  • Identify issues on complex test objects and recommend solutions based on test result analysis.
  • Generate the necessary test data for different stages of testing.
  • To plan how work is to be carried out to meet targets of the project or team task.
  • The post holder will also be required to respond to out-of-hours critical support issues, as appropriate.

Skills Required:

  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to understand business processes and relate them to technical solutions
  • Experience using Quality Center/ Rational tool for testplanning, execution, and defect management
  • Ability to understand data models (physical and logical) and create test data for them from different sources
  • Experience in testing Java web applications and Oracle (Apex) web applications.
  • Candidate should be proficient in MS Office (MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio)
  • UML experience to understand use cases and write test cases

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