Senior/Lead QA Analyst

Recruiter
Major Players
Location
City of London, London
Salary
£42000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Ref
103499
Contact
Harry Maguire
Discipline
Media
Sector
Retail, Technology
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior QA Analyst - The Company

Currently working with a digital transformation agency that go way beyond the boundaries of marketing (based near Liverpool Street). They look at a whole business strategically helping brands get ahead of their competition by arming them with the best digital. From Service Design to e-commerce and digital retail they create experiences which are seamless, simple and intuitive using cutting edge technology, design, and UX.

They're fast, fun and great to work for with great offices and excellent benefits - all the usual stuff plus a training and development programme, free Friday breakfasts and afternoon cocktails and some really exciting extras that you'll learn more on later down the line.

Senior QA Analyst - Your Role

Due to their continued growth, they are looking for a Senior QA analyst to assist the Head of QA and work across all projects and clients to define, evangelise and implement the test strategy for the agency.

This will be a hands-on role to manually test a range of web and mobile applications. The long term goal of this role is to develop into a Lead role so any previous lead/team lead experience would be an advantage.

Senior QA Analyst - Your responsibilities

* Be involved in planning, estimating and implementing a quality assurance framework for the software testing lifecycle of agency and client-side projects.
* Manual testing to ensure all deliverables of the agency are of the highest quality.
* Innovate and integrate the quality assurance / testing lifecycle with the overall software development lifecycle.
* Define and articulate the different testing phases on a project.
* Assist the Head of QA to drive the complete quality assurance engagement for a project; ensuring quality assurance best practices are followed.
* Create test plans based on client documentation, execute and report defects, daily test status as well as overall testing status.
* Work closely with the Business Analysis team to help define stories and acceptance criteria.
* Working with all team members at all stages of a project to promote and evangelise quality.
* Ability to analyse and solve problems expertly.
* Escalates any outstanding issues and concerns to internal project team and champions quality at all times.

Senior QA Analyst - Your skills

* Strong cross browser (desktop/mobile), mobile app, exploratory, accessibility testing skills are a must as well as being able to demonstrate an understanding of industry best practice.
* ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level.
* 4+ years Manual Testing experience (ideally in an agency environment)
* Hands-on experience with agile methodology (SCRUM, KANBAN etc.)
* Experience in quality assurance processes, software lifecycle, testing, planning, execution & defect tracking.
* Automated testing experience (Ruby, Cucumber, Watir and PageObject) to a demonstrable basic level.
* Strong practical knowledge of quality assurance tools, packages and methodologies such as Rapid Software Testing/Exploratory Testing.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to document and report on defects, stories and acceptance criteria.
* Experience testing native mobile apps as well as mobile websites (iOS, Android and Windows).
* Functional Linux, Mac OSX and Windows experience.
* Experience of defect tracking tools such as Jira.

Alongside a competitive salary and package; you'll be provided with a fun and fast paced working environment, structured opportunities for learning, development, and progression.
If this is the role for you then APPLY NOW!!

We also have a range of Tech and Development roles on at the moment from £20,000 - £130,000

For further assurance, please review my profile on LinkedIn and connect with me; Search for "HARRY MAGUIRE". To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Harry Maguire| DD: 020 78 45 72 66- harry.maguire@majorplayers.co.uk Please notes all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly

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