QA Analyst

Operations · Holywood, Down
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation £25-£35k + bonus

JOB PURPOSE

 

The purpose of the role is to ensure that our products & services are delivered to the highest quality. The QA Analyst is actively involved in the software development life cycle primarily with the identification of test case scenarios, rigorous testing and ensuring that when bugs are detected they are assigned correctly & fixed.

 

The QA Analyst should have a strong and natural instinct for delivering the highest possible quality every project.

 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Testing of software produced by our development teams
  • Ability to work on multiple different customer projects simultaneously and self-manage workload
  • Guarantee high quality, on-time and on-budget delivery of project responsibilities
  • Ensure highest quality of documentation for colleagues
  • Interpreting, analysis and understanding of specification documentation
  • Design, implement and execute testing scripts by converting customer’s software requirements into test plans
  • Identification, documentation of issues and seeing them through to a resolution
  • Regression testing of web applications
  • Ensuring cross-browser user-interface testing
  • Accurately & efficiently report the status of issues to wider team

 

 

 

SKILLS AND QUALITIES

 

  • The applicant should have a minimum of 1.5 years experience within a QA role
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of testing including test methodologies and test techniques
  • Commitment & proven track record to ensure the highest quality possible is achieved every time
  • Experience in writing & executing test scripts
  • Strong organisational skills & attention to detail
  • Fantastic communication skills, initiative & collaboration
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Learning Management Systems (Moodle / Totara) & Web applications
  • Desirable:  Knowledge of version control systems (ideally Git), JIRA
  • Desirable: Knowledge of test management suites that integrate with Jira for example Zephyr
  • Desirable: Previous experience with Test Automation & Behat testing

 

 

DEVELOPMENT PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • Senior QA Analyst

 

 

 

RELATIONSHIPS AND REPORTING

 

  • Reports to Senior QA Analyst

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  • Location
    Holywood, Down
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    £25-£35k + bonus