Senior Test Analyst - Leeds

to £45k - Testing
Ref: 575 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 May 2021
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Suitable for:  Senior Test Analyst, Manual Tester, Test Lead, QA Tester

Location:  Leeds LS25, West Yorkshire (the role is office based with the option for a degree of home working)

Salary:  to £45k DOE

Our client is looking for a Senior Test Analyst with 5+ years hands on testing experience and an excellent understanding of the full software development lifecycle including all areas of testing.  The Senior Test Analyst needs to have a real passion for testing and quality with the ability to diagnose, report, track and resolve issues


  • Approx 5 years’ experience as a Senior Test Analyst, QA Tester, Test Lead or similar
  • Strong understanding of testing processes, methodologies and best practices
  • Experience of system and UAT testing
  • Experience of test planning, execution and reporting of results to stakeholders
  • Creation and maintenance of test scripts and other product related documentation
  • Exposure to automation, security and performance testing
  • Experience of working in an agile environment (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience in the use of test management software ie Testrail
  • Experience in the use of ALM tools such as Jira and Rally
  • Experience of Test Environment management
  • Definition and implementation of Test Data requirements
  • Experience of team or line management
  • Testing accreditation such as ISTQB and/or ISEB

The Senior Test Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Advising on testing requirements in accordance with roadmaps and project specifications
  • Leading the creation of acceptance criteria alongside Developers, Analysts and Product Owners
  • Performing impact assessment on proposed changes to manage test issues and risk
  • Creation and execution of Test Scripts
  • Manage, mentor, train and develop Test Analysts to improve best practices and processes
  • Taking ownership of both Test environment and Test Data creation and maintenance
  • Ensuring test sign off prior to release and the production of release notes

Full job description available

To apply:  please follow the online application process and upload your CV in word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you

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