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Test Analyst in London at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • Work with onshore and offshore test teams to ensure the quality of IT deliverables.
  • Proactively assist with areas of work related to all areas of testing.
  • Actively contribute to meetings / conversations / activities regarding the quality of deliverables at all stages of the delivery process (e.g. requirements, planning, code, environments, architecture).
  • Adopt a lead role in the test team when the Test Manager is absent.

The major objectives for the job / team

  • Provide quality assurance across all stages of the SDLC from requirements review to UAT support
  • Maintain high-levels of excellence ensuring confidence in the QA team remains high
  • Identify risks, proactively suggest mitigations and implement them
  • Lead varied teams (onshore, offshore and contract) on varied short- to mid-term projects where appropriate
  • Be heavily involved in our various Agile projects and initiatives

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review software requirements
  • Analyse and design test cases/scripts/plans
  • Functionally test new and changed software components
  • Regression test software which is potentially impacted by changes
  • Log defects in clear and complete manner
  • Retest defects fixed by development teams
  • Report status of test activities
  • Assist with User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and training
  • Monitor and assist offshore test teams
  • Provide testing status reports covering task, test coverage and incident status
  • Proactively suggest ways of improving testing processes and the use of testing tools

Job Requirements

Skills and Experience Specification:

Skills and Experience Specification:

Essential

  • Strong work ethic, a passion for excellence and a desire to learn
  • Has the necessary drive, determination and initiative to achieve results and recommend solutions
  • ISTQB Foundation Certified Tester
  • Experience leading teams whether in an official or unofficial capacity
  • Able to solve problems using both logical and creative solutions

 Essential Technical Skills / Knowledge:

 Experience or understanding of the following:

    • SQL with SQL Server Management Studio
    • TFS/VSTS/Azure Dev Ops
    • Agile and SCRUM methodologies
    • XML and REST
    • Automated testing
    • Performance Testing
  • Good skills in the following:
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Outlook

Desirable

  • Experience working with globally distributed teams
  • Experience of understanding of the following:
    • Java and Eclipse
    • BDD and TDD
    • ITIL
    • SOAP UI

 

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