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Automation Test Analyst

Job Reference: 16541COC

Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum excellent benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 08-08-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham, England, West Midlands

Automation Test Analyst

Working for a leading Banking organisation in the Birmingham area, this is an excellent opportunity for an Automation Test Analyst who has in depth experience of UFT or QTP. This role will be to create, maintain and execute automated regression tests providing assurance to business stakeholders that changes in code have had no unintended detrimental impact on existing functionality. You will also become the SME for all things UFT/QTP within the organisation and will be able to train other team members in these skills.

Key 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

Skills required:

* BCS ISTQB Software testing Foundation / ISEB Foundation
* Experience of automated testing using Unified Functional Testing (UFT) or QTP
* Expert knowledge of creating automated scripts using various languages including VBScript
* Strong experience of automated testing on client and web based applications
* 2 years of experience of manual testing working across System, Integration and UAT
* Experience of creating documentation including test strategies, test plans and detailed test reports
* Full understanding of Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC) and testing methodologies
* 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
* Experience of working with 3 rd party suppliers
* Experience in using test and defect management tools
* Any exposure to performance testing would be desirable

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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