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You will join this Financial Service company as a QA Analyst. The purpose of the role is QA Analysis, design for mainly White Box testing on a variety of projects following different development and testing methodologies. Responsible for test design, execution, defect logging liaising with the development teams on getting issues resolved and updating test management on testing progress.

I am looking for a very technical tester and not just a UI Tester. Whilst there is some functional testing, the majority of the testing is done at a database level and so you will need to be self-sufficient at writing SQL scripts and delving into the DB to test data interfacing between databases.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Analysis of the test basis in order to provide test management with detailed and accurate test cases for inclusion in the test plan.
  • Creation of White Box test frameworks to test data migrations & transformations through multiple databases.
  • Production and management of technical test cases, test scripts and ability to convert these into robust SQL Scripts for testing.
  • Raising accurate and detailed defects with the development teams and liaising with them in order to get a resolution.
  • Executing Functional Testing (including System Test, System Integration Testing and Regression Testing) and updating test management on progress.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

  • Experience in an Agile, waterfall and V-model Software Development Life Cycle environment, specifically focusing on the testing processes, their implementation and the use of testing activities and techniques to support the software development efforts.
  • Strong analysis skills in uncovering and determining test conditions and the ability to convert these test conditions into robust tests.
  • Advanced SQL skills and experience of writing and executing queries to interrogate and update databases, in additional to building test frameworks in SQL.
  • Experience of testing of data migrations, interfaces, ETL's, database mapping, White Box testing and working in a complex architectural environment.

Qualifications:

  • ISEB/ISTQB foundation certificate

You will join this Financial Servicecompany as a Hands-On Test Lead. The purpose of the role is to lead a team of technical testers through assigned projects, and carry out White Box testing on a variety of projects following different development and testing methodologies. On top of leading a team you will also contribute to test design, execution, defect logging liaising with the development teams on getting issues resolved and updating test management on testing progress.

Whilst there is some functional testing, the majority of the testing is done at a database level and so you will need to be self-sufficient at writing SQL scripts and delving into the DB to test data interfacing between databases.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Leading/supporting a team of testers through system testing and system integration testing, in addition to leading business testers through UAT test streams on assigned projects
  • Manage assigned test resource on projects and ensure tasks have been scheduled, assigned and completed.
  • Liaise with project team to ensure that QA are aligned to the overall plan and governance
  • Track and report on the testing activities including results, coverage, resource, defects and execution
  • Analysis of the test basis in order to provide test management with detailed and accurate test cases for inclusion in the test plan.
  • Production and management of technical test cases, test scripts and ability to convert these into robust SQL Scripts for testing.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

  • Previous experience leading a team of Technical Testers
  • Experience in an Agile, waterfall and V-model Software Development Life Cycle environment, specifically focusing on the testing processes, their implementation and the use of testing activities and techniques to support the software development efforts.
  • Strong analysis skills in uncovering and determining test conditions and the ability to convert these test conditions into robust tests.
  • Advanced SQL skills and experience of writing and executing queries to interrogate and update databases, in additional to building test frameworks in SQL.
  • Experience of testing of data migrations, interfaces, ETL's, database mapping, White Box testing and working in a complex architectural environment.

Qualifications:

  • ISEB/ISTQB foundation certificate