Senior Test Analyst

Senior Test Analyst - Central York - £30-35,000 + Excellent Additional Benefits

onezeero. is currently recruiting for a Senior Software Test Analyst for an established organisation based in York. To be considered you must have a good overall knowledge of software testing and ideally have at least 2-3 years experience using SQL scripting tools. This is an exciting, dynamic and challenging role. You must be a team player, thrive and apply yourself in a pressurised environment.

Skills & Knowledge

Essential:

  • Good coaching skills
  • Good knowledge of working in BDD and TDD Environments.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Structured & methodical approach, with good attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage day to day tasks and issues (escalating where necessary) to tight deadlines with composure and a positive and flexible attitude.
  • Ability to multi-task whilst maintaining quality of work.
  • Enthusiasm, and the ability to familiarize yourself with new software quickly.
  • Self-starter, who uses initiative effectively & can be relied upon to work with minimal supervision.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of SQL scripting tools, such as TOAD or SQL Developer.
  • Knowledge of Unix (as an operating system).
  • Knowledge of UI automation tools, such as Selenium WebDriver.

Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of reporting test progress as and when required to key stakeholders.
  • At least 5 years proven experience of testing practice up to current date.
  • Experience of QC or other similar testing or defect management tools (e.g. Jira, Bugzilla).
  • Experienced in writing SQL queries in order to obtain and manipulate test data.
  • Experience of using UNIX as an operating system.
  • Experience in testing Web applications, forms & services.
  • Experience of working in an Agile (Kanban/Scrum) and Waterfall development environment.
  • Proven experience of Test industry standards and best practice.
  • Previous experience of testing practice up to current date (e,g. Systems Test or UAT).

Education and Qualification:

  • As a minimum has obtained BCS/ISTQB Software Testing Foundation.
  • Fluent in English

To apply for this excellent position please send an updated copy of your CV or call me on 0113 200 2274 for more information.