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Lead test Analyst, Edinburgh



Edinburgh, United Kingdom 

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Information Technology


€30,000.00 - €31,000.00

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Job Description:

Our client an extremely well-regarded investment company has an exciting new role within their change team as Lead Test Analyst.

You will have ownership of the internal QA Programme and testing process and work closely with the Change Business Analysts, IT Developers and Operations to implement Quality Assurance into the current change best practice. You will be instrumental in documenting requirements and taking on testing responsibilities to enable the primary phase testing to remain ‘in house’ in the Change team.

Essential Skills/Experience:

* Formal Test qualification such as ISTQB, ISEB.
* 2+ years in Test Analysis..
* Experience of SQL scripting advantageous.
* Experience of configuring and executing test automation tools.
* Ability to manage backlog prioritisation, sprint planning and multi team coordination of testing.
* Excellent organisational and time management skills.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Business analysis skills.
* Ability to build strong relationships.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

* ITIL foundation qualification.

Core Responsibilities:

* Research and analyse business and system requirements for business change requests (Continuous Improvements, Client requests.).
* Documentation of business change requests (BRDs / JIRA).
* Data mapping (current state to future state).
* Defining User Stories and Acceptance Criteria, based on client requirements, and communication of these to technical teams.
* Operate as the conduit for the business user and IT Developer.
* Carry out functional, regression and user acceptance testing for business change requests, including end to end testing.
* Support for testing migration templates and uploaders.
* Support for Client Implementation projects, 3rd party connectivity testing and End Customer Portal development.
* Responsible for system upgrade projects including ownership of the standard testing suite for patch releases.
* Promote and implement quality control across all business change activities.
* Managing and delivering the Change Programme as agreed with the firm’s senior management team.
* Defining and instilling new values, attitudes, norms, and behaviours within an organization that support new ways of working, overcoming resistance to change and encouraging innovation.
* Reviewing the process, tools and techniques to manage the application of change processes, in order to achieve the required outcomes, and to realise the benefits of change effectively within individuals, teams, clients and the wider systems.
* Operating as a conduit for the business to senior management around escalation of key issues, risks and concerns.


* A highly competitive salary.
* Wider Benefits package.

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 13591

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Core-Asset Consulting
37 Melville Street
Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 718 4600
Web Site: www.core-asset.co.uk
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