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Senior Analyst (QA) - Testing, Agile, Waterfall

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Quality Assurance/Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Agile Coach, QA Analyst, Test Analyst

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rich Horsley

  • Contact email:

    rich.horsley@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    77511_1652088119

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior Analyst (QA) - Testing, Agile, Waterfall

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Analyst (QA) to join a leading London Market Insurance Brokerage working in their testing team.

Reporting to the QA Manager, the Senior Analyst will assist with the planning and leading all phases and types of testing across key projects and application release. They will need to be prepared to act as a lead on testing of small to medium sized projects / realeases.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the QA Manager in the development of the overall Testing model including Quality Assurance as well as the likes of Business Readiness, UAT, Regression Testing to bring greater maturity to the organisation.

  • Help ensure that all Project and Application Releases have estimates and an agreed Test/QA Plan & Governance model detailing the scope, approach to testing, levels and types of testing, a test schedule, environment, data and resource requirements.

  • To work with the QA Manager to develop and maintain Testing procedures and guidelines and ensure these are observed on each project undertaken.

  • To undertake test analysis, test preparation, data sourcing and selection as well as manual test execution in accordance with the demands of the project, whilst identifying and reporting on issues and defects found throughout the lifecycle of projects.

Qualifications and skills:

  • ISEB or ISTQB to at least Foundation level

  • 3 to 5 years' experience in a similar QA/Testing role

  • Experience of delivering testing on Agile, Waterfall and Vendor / Partner delivery models, including in-house and off-shore 3rd party QA/test resources.

  • Hands-on experience of testing policy administration and claims applications (Windows and Web architecture)

  • A working knowledge of test automation frameworks and an appreciation of the principles of Agile CD/CI models

  • Desirable to have a background working within Financial Services ideally for an Insurance Broker or carrier (London Market)

  • Experience in use of Azure DevOps, Jira or equivalent test management tooling

Please apply within and I will look forward to discussing it further with you!