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Test Analyst

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Testing
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Test Analyst
Location: Darlington
Salary: Depending on experience

Typically working within a test team but sometimes required to take sole responsibility for all aspects of testing, the test analyst will be required to work with development teams, project managers, end users and other groups to ensure some or all criteria of testing are fulfilled

The nature of this work generally demands a reasonable level of proficiency in the engineering aspects of software, as the role may involve gathering of requirements, documenting test scenarios, generation of test scripts and test plans, integration with software components and feedback to both the test process and the other teams. The ability to maintain rigorous compliance with project deliverables and industry standards is also advantageous. Testing can vary from ensuring individual components meet project requirements to ensuring overall compliance with project and industry definitions and UAT. Knowledge of and experience with tools such Salesforce CRM, SAP, JIRA and similar will often be prerequisites, as will the ability to write test cases and experience in Agile development and standards like ISO 9000.

The Test Analyst role will be expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Preparing and maintaining test plans
  • Documenting test scenarios using process maps for guidance
  • Providing feedback to the development teams
  • Scheduling projects
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Doing continuous testing and upgrades
  • Providing estimated days effort
  • Liaising with suppliers, teams and team leaders
  • Preparing test scripts
  • Creating new test strategies


  • Understanding structured test methods and processes
  • Manual and Automated Testing
  • Being analytical and effective
  • Resolving problems in a timely manner
  • Paying attention to details
  • Managing time and people
  • Teamwork
  • Preparing concise documentation
  • Information technology
  • Being articulate and communicating effectively
  • Stress management/load testing
  • Planning and prioritizing projects

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