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Test Analyst - Edinburgh - 5 months

Job Title: Test Analyst - Edinburgh - 5 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH59604_1544113242
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: December 06, 2018 16:20

Job Description

Test Analyst - Edinburgh - 5 months

Experienced Test Analyst required for an initial 5 month contract based in Edinburgh.

Please note this role falls INSIDE IR35

This roles is a functional test role and the candidate must have previous experience working within the System Test Level and / or System Integration Test Level.

The candidate will be expected to:

  • under own direction, lead on test design and be responsible for writing test scripts based on screen mock-ups and design /technical specifications
  • executing scripts against known iterations/software versions
  • documenting the results and ensuring these are referenced in the relevant issue tracking tools mapping back to pre-determined criteria
  • ability to write database query within SQL and / or familiarity with AWS DynamoDB
  • Conduct Peer Review of test artefacts both for internal stakeholders and external third party suppliers.
  • Support the Test Manager and / or Test Lead in Test Planning and Estimation
  • Produce Test Metrics
  • Support User Acceptance Testing


  • Comprehensive understanding of the development lifecycle including Agile and/or Waterfall
  • Experience in the planning, design, management, execution of functional tests throughout System Testing / In-Sprint and end-to-end integration tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to present data and results in a clear and concise manner to different stakeholders
  • experience of working with a variety of Test Tools such as SOAP UI, JIRA and associated JIRA Test Mgmt Add-ons

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