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Software Tester/QA Analyst

East Riding of Yorkshire

My client is looking for a highly skilled Lead Software Tester/Lead QA Analyst to join their team to focus on the testing of both customer facing digital products and services, as well as backend systems created by our development teams. The main purpose of the role is to work with the developers, product owners and managers to produce and run testing plans. You will lead the implementation of a robust testing approach within development cycles, that will provide an effective level of assurance before regular releases and maintain the importance of quality in all deliverables.

This is an excellent opportunity to help further shape our testing strategy and processes and make a real positive impact to the quality of our products.


The primary duties and responsibilities of this role will include the following:

Lead the production of comprehensive test plans and test strategies for the required deliverables, evaluating the effort required for completion

Monitor progress of testing towards completion (including defect management), raising risks to delivery as appropriate

Co-ordinate the regression testing for scheduled and unscheduled changes before delivery to production

Provide leadership and mentoring other test team members

Provide input to continuously improve test methodology

Provide input to standard test metrics, reporting and defining the test target

Report on test execution progress, defect status and lead in defect review meetings

Logging defects and writing detailed bug reports and participating in root cause analysis

Trace requirements to test cases to verify test coverage

Carryout all types of required testing (Systems, integration, regression, UAT testing, API etc.)

Analyse metrics for quality assessment and any failures

Work with development teams in an Agile and waterfall environment

Identify opportunities for quality improvements and lead the implementation of such improvements

Create and maintain testing diagrams and supporting information

In order to fulfil the requirements of this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

3-4 years experience in software testing in multiple environments including test planning, test cases development, execution, and quality assessment

Ability to make independent decisions on unique or varied matters

Extensive experience developing test cases and test scenarios from use cases and/or requirements specifications

Experience with various software testing strategies and approaches (e.g., parallel testing, systems, integration, regression, UAT testing, API testing etc.)

Good understanding of Quality Control and Quality Assurance concepts

Knowledge of test metrics and how they are used for decision support

Knowledge of common programming concepts, practices and structures

Experience with Requirements Management, Test Management and Defect Management Tools

Ability to analyse business requirements to determine test cases and verification points required

Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills; strong attention to detail

Excellent communication skills across all types of stakeholders

Experience using Automated test tools - Webdriver, Selenium etc. (Desirable)

ISEB/ISTQB certification (Desirable)

Experience working to the BDD or TDD methodologies (Desirable)

Experience testing mobile devices (Desirable)

Previous programming experience (Backend/Frontend/Scripting/VBA) (Desirable)

If you are a skilled Lead Software Tester / Lead Quality Assurance Analyst and want the opportunity to make a real impact and progress your career, apply immediately!

Conex Europe Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Additional Information

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Industry: IT
Salary: 38000 - 40000 per annum
Position Type: Permanent
Ref: software tester

Contact Information

Andy Evenden
01708 716880


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