Software Test Analyst

  • Ref: JN/TestManual/ BID

Test Analyst

Main Responsibilities:

  • Scope, estimate, plan, develop and execute tests
  • Exploratory testing of new features in development
  • Work with other Test Analysts to ensure consistency in approach
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure suitable test coverage and highlight risk areas
  • Work collaboratively with the tech team to ensure issues are found as early as possible
  • Have responsibility for raising defects, communication of them, and tracking them to resolution
  • Challenge issues and decisions that may adversely affect quality or increase risk
  • Act as the 'Gatekeeper' for releases and provide the final sign off before delivery
  • Feed into automation development and QA processes

Knowledge, skills and experience required:


  • Experience testing websites cross browser and on mobile devices (Android and iOS)
  • Experience testing mobile apps (Android and iOS)
  • Experience using defect tracking tools (ideally JIRA)
  • Experience using test management tools (ideally XRay)


  • Selenium IDE
  • C#
  • NeoLoad
  • Gitlab


  • Have a curious mind
  • Have an excellent attention to detail
  • Be a great problem solver
  • Be self-confident enough to challenge a technique/decision
  • Understand and approach difficult conversations in a diplomatic way
  • Be a good judge of priorities and understand the bigger picture
  • Be persistent when advocating for a quality deliverable but accept when this is not possible

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