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Test Analyst

London
Competitive
Posted: 19/02/2014
This is a hybrid role where the successful candidate with initially join the functional manual test team to learn the Buy-side products before eventually migrating into an automated testing role.

The role is responsible for ensuring an excellent standard of reliability and quality of released software.

Fidessa buy-side products entail testing an integration of client/server/database/web applications that cover Compliance, Portfolio Management, Order Management and Connectivity in Hosted and Enterprise configurations.

Key Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience of testing financial client-server applications

  • Previous experience of automated software testing and a good understanding of the complete development life cycle

  • Thorough understanding of testing principles, practices and processes

  • Ability to plan and execute a continuous program of test case enrichment and increased coverage

  • Ability to execute automated tests planned for each product release prior to shipment and be able to investigate the results and diagnose

  • Ability to write concise, error-free and reusable test cases

  • Confident and concise verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with members of the team and across the business

  • Highly organised with attention to detail

  • Flexible and ability to adapt to changing objectives as the products develop to meet customer requirements

  • Previous experience of, and use of, SQL, Oracle, Windows and LinuxInitial Manual Test Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work independently, or with other members of the team, to analyse new and changed functionality and prepare test cases, data and expected answers for the testing to be carried out to ensure that the development is tested to the agreed level

  • Perform manual tests on new and changed functionality and record outcomes accurately

  • Carry out regression tests when required

  • Build and maintain test environments on Windows and Linux platforms

  • Provide progress updates to allow tracking of progress on projects

  • Investigate and accurately record all problems found during testing in a timely fashion, ensuring that developers are aware.

  • Develop an understanding of the test environments required by the project(s) and how these interact so that they can be requested in line with the testing schedule

  • Review documents when required to verify the product matches the documentation


Eventual Automated Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute a continuous program of automated test case enrichment and increased coverage

  • Analyse new and changed functionality and prepare test cases to verify functionality

  • Ensure test automation components are supportable and maintainable

  • Continuously seek to improve efficiency and effectiveness of automated tests developed through new and improved methods, techniques and processes

  • Continuously improve automated testing performance breadth and depth for functionality and scalability testing

  • Carry out regression tests when required

  • Provide progress updates to allow tracking of progress on projects

  • Investigate and accurately record all problems found during testing in a timely fashion, ensuring that developers are aware. Be prepared to explain these and possible workarounds so that details can be included in the Release Notes

  • Develop an understanding of the test environments required by the project(s) and how these interact so that they can be requested in line with the testing schedule

  • Review documents when required to verify the product matches the documentation

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London

Competitive

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jobs@etesting.com

19/02/2014

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