Senior QA

Nottinghamshire | Permanent

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Senior QA Test Analyst - Nottingham up to £40,000 

For over twenty years our Client has been a world leader in the provision of financial services in to a unique and niche sector.  Of late they have diversified and created range of web / mobile and digital services that add enormous value to the customer experience. 

This ‘Business in Box’ portfolio of products is continually evolving and the team are passionate about innovating new technologies that make a difference for their customers, both in the UK and Foreign markets.

Simplicity, security and richness of functionality is a major contributor to maximising sales and has created strong growth over recent years. As such,  they are investing heavily in product development and their team of Development and Quality Assurance / Testers. Reporting in to the technical director,  we are looking for a capable and experienced Quality Analyst who can help to shape the future direction of Quality and Test processes and methodologies and mentor junior members of the team.  

Key tasks:

  • R&D Testing and Quality Assurance on new products

  • QA and Test on bespoke, customised products for specific customers

  • Working with industry standard testing solutions and practices

  • Developing test plans, scripts and processes

  • Accountable for all QA and Testing 


Essential experience:  

  • In-depth knowledge of testing methodologies, test practices, and terminology

  • Working knowledge of cloud hosting technology and principles

  • Broad experience of testing within agile based software development projects

  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring and coaching teams


Desirable experience:

  • Knowledge of mobile application development projects would be highly desirable

  • Performance, scalability and security testing

  • Hands on development experience in a Microsoft NET environment

  • Industry standard testing qualification such as ISTQB Foundation and above


Key Characteristics:

  • Demonstrate a natural curiosity

  • Have a detailed understanding of the software development process

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • High level of written and presentation skills

  • The ability to work in a team and as an individual

  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and drive teams

  • Enjoy a challenge


Salary and Benefits:

  • Private Health Care Package

  • Pension

  • Flexible working 

  • Bank holidays off