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Manual Tester

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Testing
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Role: Test Analyst
Location: Manchester
Salary: £25,000-£32,000
Benefits: Bonus, pension, 3xDIS, onsite gym and more


Looking to develop a career with an award-winning business in the financial services industry?

My client is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £39.8 billion and more than 164,500 clients. They have their head office in Manchester, as well as a Media office in London and a stock broking office in Tunbridge Wells.

Our aim is to be to a market-leading provider of investment products and administration services in the execution-only and adviser markets.

We are currently looking to recruit a Manual Test Analyst to join one of our Agile teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Understand and interpret business, functional and technical requirements
  • Carry out testing across a wide range of processes and systems - including web and mobile testing, back office processes and end to end testing
  • Understand the client's customers to ensure new solutions are developed with integrity and with the needs of the customer in mind
  • Effectively communicate issues and concerns with developers, business analysts and other business areas and constructively challenge requirements and solutions to arrive at the best outcome for the customer
  • Using Agile Scrum methodology, take part in and contribute to Agile meetings, such as Sprint planning, daily stand ups and retrospective meetings

Required experience/skills:

  • Financial background
  • You will have a straightforward approach with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely and a willingness to challenge to arrive at the best solution
  • Good common sense with the ability to prioritise work effectively and be flexible whilst meeting strict deadlines
  • Previous experience in a testing role with a sound understanding of testing practices and principles, with the ability to understand complex processes
  • Keen interest in technology

Desired experience/skills:

  • Good understanding of products and services similar to the client's, such as stockbroking services, investment platforms, SIPPs, etc
  • Experience of using/testing Figaro (JCH) or Composer (GBST) systems would be advantageous
  • ISTQB qualified to Foundation level or above

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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