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Automation Test Analyst

Job Reference: 16056GB

Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 22-01-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Solihull, West Midlands

Automation Test Analyst

Our leading client based in the Solihull area are currently looking for an experienced Automation Test Analyst who can hit the ground running. Bringing with you experience of UFT or QTP this is a great chance to add real value to the organisation.

This role offers the successful candidate a chance to be a champion of automated testing within the business. You will be involved with several key stakeholders so strong communication skills is a must.

Role responsibilities:

* Responsible for the implementation of automated regression and smoke test suites to assist in improving test coverage and providing consistency
* Write, maintain and execute automated test scripts with Unified Functional Testing tool (UFT) based on business requirements, functional specifications and business processes
* Ensure that governance standards are upheld and changes deployed into the production environment are reflected in the regression suite
* Identify, create and maintain test datasets for the purpose of having consistency when executing automated scripts across multiple releases
* Demonstrate strong troubleshooting skills combined with the ability to breakdown complex issues and provide creative solutions
* Delivery of detailed test reports from the execution of automated test suites
* Work with multiple internal and external teams to ensure an automation test strategy is devised, understood and adhered to
* Responsible for logging and allocating severity ratings against identified defects, with all the necessary details required to enable developers to successfully replicate issues
* Take a lead role in promoting an automated test approach across multiple functions within the organisation to drive forward the understanding and benefits
* Work with members of the test team to develop their knowledge and skills of automation and provide guidance of using UFT to enable them to provide assistance and support

Skills required:

* BCS ISTQB Software testing Foundation / ISEB Foundation
* At least 2 years of experience of automated testing using Unified Functional Testing (UFT) or Quick Test Professional (QTP)
* Expert knowledge of creating automated scripts using various languages including VBScript
* Strong experience of automated testing on client and web based applications
* Experience of manual testing working across System, Integration and UAT
* Working in the financial sector (desirable)
* Understanding of test environment architecture, applications and database
* Worked within a fast paced environment demonstrating the ability to deliver to tight timescales

Automation Test Analyst

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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