Software Test Analyst

Ref: ZR_7045_JOB  ·  Posted on 24 June 2022


Our client delivers high-performance software solutions in the Cyber Security industry

Predominantly on-site 5 days per week

Must be eligible and willing to undergo DV clearance

The ideal candidate has in-depth knowledge of software development, superb analytical skills, and the ability to foresee technical problems.

Client Profile:

Our client is a modern IT orientated organisation specialising in the delivery of Cyber Assurance capabilities in the UK and overseas. They focus on the development, delivery, and support of high-performance software solutions in the Cyber Security industry, serving customers in the Public and Private sector.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small company with circa 30 team members and be part of their growth journey.

Key responsibilities

Our client are looking for a methodical and results-driven test analyst to identify and apply test procedures to ensure product quality. As a test analyst, you will be required to assess the functionality and feasibility of computer hardware and software to ensure that any flaws in the system are eradicated in order to provide product excellence prior to sales.

  • Identifying products to be assessed in the software review process.
  • Defining the appropriate test to be carried out including the test data to be used.
  • Managing the test data by documenting the results of each test cycle to identify flaws.
  • Liaising with the software development team.
  • Running diagnostic and system testing and presenting the information to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Interacting with and coordinating the development and validation team and ensuring that effective communication takes place.
  • Identifying and eliminating redundant functions and components.
  • Improving knowledge of business applications and user needs and expectations.
  • Understanding and implementing industry standards and protocols.
Skills & experience
  • A degree or equivalent in computer science or IT; or an ISTQB Qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in test analysis.
  • A proven record of experience working with computer software and coding.
  • Knowledge of software development.
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills.
  • Experience in test techniques and programming.
Additional benefits
  • 25 Days holiday (+Bank Holidays).
  • Company EV Car Scheme.
  • AXA HealthCare.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Training Package/Budget.
  • Great company advancement and support.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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