Functional Test Analyst (Bio Technology)


London, England

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£45000 - £46000 per annum

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Matthew Pearce

Functional Test Analyst, London, Bio Technology

My client in London are seeking several functional test analysts for a role in central London.

The Functional test analyst Role with involve:

  • Creating and executing functional test cases and recording results. Types of tests will include functional, system, performance, integration, user acceptance and regression testing.
  • Collaborating across all levels of the Software Development team both internal and to third parties
  • Identifying and reporting issues / risks and progress to the Test Lead
  • Using Agile working practices to deliver results, helping the team continually evolve and improve its ways of working
  • Actively looking for ways of improving our performance testing processes and approaches and implementing continuous improvements
  • Identifying the test scenarios and test data required for testing depending on the requirements

Skills Required for the Functional Test Analyst

  • Strong analytical skills for requirements gathering
  • Strong technical aptitude, and a demonstrable background in a testing role
  • Ability to understand technical systems and use knowledge to diagnose issues
  • Demonstrable planning and organisation skills
  • Proven ability to understand technical briefs and create tests from them
  • Proven ability to communicate confidently and effectively
  • A track record of working in an Agile environment
  • Flexible & adaptable in the face of changing priorities or circumstances
  • Experience of applying a flexible approach to learning new technologies and ways of working
  • Experience of using test management systems (JIRA) and test creation processes (Zephyr)
  • Good working knowledge on working with JMeter, postman, Jenkins, GitHub
  • Experience of writing SQL Queries and configuring SQL databases to aid testin
  • Experience of command line testing in Linux/Uni
  • Ability to support and create metrics and traceability for testin
  • Ability to analyse test failure
  • Ability to clearly document own processes and procedures for others to understan
  • ISEB/ISTQB Level 1 or equivalent experience

Desirable criteria:

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration methodologies
  • Understanding of automated deployment tools
  • ISEB/ISTQB Level 2 and/or 3
  • Experience of data interrogation principles

Functional Test Analyst, London, Bio Technology

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