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QA Analyst

Date Posted
October 12, 2022
Location
UK, Lithuania

Position Overview

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Our team get a real kick out of turning tricky challenges into smart, simple answers. And now we’re looking for an experienced QA Analyst to join us. Could it be you?

You’ll be working on multiple projects and in this busy and ever-changing environment, you’ll be hands-on as a manual tester. You’ll work closely with other QA analysts, reporting to the QA Lead.

A typical day could have you writing and executing test scripts, designing and executing Test Cases/Scenarios and reporting against the functional requirements.

Creating full site regression test packs and performing regression testing will also be a part of your role, along with raising / triaging bugs using Azure Dev Ops. At the end of each sprint, you will be responsible for handing all deliverables to the customer and assist them throughout UAT phase.

Ideally have had experience in the Digital sector testing across specifically Web/Cross browser, Mobile/Tablet devices and Big CMS experience (Sitecore, Kentico, Optimizely, Alterian or Umbraco) but it’s ok if you don’t. Additionally, exposure to test automation using Ghost Inspector, Selenium suite or similar tools will be a big bonus.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing all forms of project documentation including designs, wireframes, user stories, acceptance criteria, technical approaches
  • Attending sprint planning sessions and assisting with clarification requirements
  • Estimating of testing effort for new projects and ongoing BAU work
  • Preparing test plans using Microsoft Test Manager
  • Executing and validating of test cases based upon requirements
  • Raising/Triaging bugs using DevOps
  • Creating full site regression testing packs / performing regression testing
  • Working closely with all members of the project team to understand, mitigate and resolve any issues
  • Providing clear and comprehensive updates on testing progress to allow the project team and customer to make decisions around software deployments
  • Preparing high quality documentation (e.g. release notes) to aid UAT handovers with the customer
  • Question every stage of the lifecycle to ensure quality is not compromised / constantly identifying opportunities for improvements
  • Always challenging the norm in relation to testing and looking for ways to test outside the box
  • Supporting the QA team and PMO to ensure project deadlines are met

You should also have:

  • Sound relevant QA experience, ideally working within a fast-paced digital environment
  • Experience in Agile development life cycle would be advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Experience of web testing / functional testing, UI testing, cross browser testing
  • Software testing tools including BrowserStack, Visual Studio, DevOps and Microsoft Test Manager
  • Knowledge of automated testing tools, such as Ghost Inspector/ Selenium / Cucumber / Gherkin and also load and performance tools (e.g. LoadRunner, Octoperf)  
  • ISTQB Foundation or relevant working experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dynamic and engaging with real passion for quality and testing
  • Strong problem-solving ability and willingness to take a pragmatic approach to testing
  • Excellent team player and ability to be flexible in the face of changing requirements
  • Ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders
  • Able to see the bigger picture and adopt a risk-based approach to testing.

We offer:

  • Excellent competitive salary based on your experience
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Up to 25 days leave with the opportunity to buy and sell through our holiday trading scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development
  • Online Doctor – appointment system
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Employee Assistance programme (EAP)
  • Perk box benefits account, including weekly coffee, monthly cinema ticket and birthday box
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual Flu vaccination
  • Annual team away days
  • Electric Vehicle scheme

We’re offering the opportunity to work flexibly, you choose where you want to work – at home or the office, whatever you feel comfortable with. We’re an equal opportunities employer who celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About Us

We pioneer digital excellence with leading brands for transformative business growth, serving your customers incredible experiences that make their lives easier. A global family of digital experts, we nurture our people to be the best they can be for themselves, our clients and their customers.  

We deliver unrivalled solutions so you can anticipate change, adapt at pace and deliver at scale, using our core pillars of Experience, Technology and Performance. We are famous for our work with The Open, Southampton FC, Roquette, Biffa, and Welsh Water. With offices across the UK and in Europe, we are an agency without borders, delivering digital solutions worldwide.  

We believe in collectivism and the power of the individual to change the world. Both as a business and with our clients. Together we make the incredible every day. We encourage our people to be the best they can be, for themselves, for our clients and for the greater good. We turn your ambitions into tangible reality. We partner you along the journey but know the final destination belongs to you.

Our flexible working practices and supporting benefits enable our employees to flourish.  With hubs in the UK in Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff, London and Vilnius, Lithuania, most roles are no longer location-dependent and working from home is part of our new normal.  

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