|Job Ref:||204575683||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Glamorgan||City:||Cardiff||Address:||Post Code:||CF10||Salary:||£29625 - £34073/annum||Post Date:||19/10/2016 09:43|
QA Test Analyst / Quality Assurance / Agile Scrum - IT|
£29,625 - £34,073
Our client is the UK's 6th largest building society with 53 branches and 18 agencies across Wales and the Borders. They are a mutual building society, founded in 1860. Being a mutual means that they are owned by and run for the benefit of their 500,000 Members - their savers and borrowers. Their key priority is to keep their Members' money safe - and their consistently good financial performance reflects this.
A Quality Assurance (QA) Test vacancy have arisen within our clients Business Change function. Operating in an Agile Scrum environment, the QA Analyst's primary focus is to work closely with the delivery teams to mitigate the risk of software failure and provide business confidence that changes to new and existing systems meet user expectations in terms of quality, functionality and performance.
QA Analysts will be expected to advise on project test strategy, plan test approaches, design, write and execute tests and analyse the results to assess and prove that new software is ready to be released based on agreed requirement specifications.
In addition to functional system testing, the QA will train, support and manage the business users in the creation, development and execution of user acceptance test scripts.
Depending on the nature of the changes the role holder may be required to define QA activity at project or programme level which may include:
• Defining project level QA approach
• Driving, coordinating and managing programme level QA activity
• Progressing and reporting against plan
• Risk identification, analysis and mitigation
The successful applicant will have a proven track record in Quality Assurance and project delivery. Candidates will have a thorough understanding of Quality Assurance best practice and industry techniques and development methodologies.
Successful delivery in an effective Agile Scrum environment and ISEB/ISTQB qualifications are highly desirable as is the provision of support throughout the change lifecycle covering the full range of operational activities including training and coaching non-technical staff in testing methodologies.
As well as a great working environment and plenty of opportunities for development and growth you can expect a generous package that includes pension, bonus and incentive schemes, free life assurance cover, critical insurance protection from day one and the option to buy extra holiday each year as well as the option to join their popular Sports and Social Club.
They welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community and value the individual differences that people can bring to the Company