Test Analyst - Leeds

Want to work for a company that help organisations improve, scale and innovate through technology?

They're a software development company based in Leeds City Centre.

They have 75 employees, 35 of which are Software Developers and 15 of which are Software Testers.

They're hiring a tester to grow this team and you'd be responsible for workign with their clients and their developers to ensure quality across new and existing products.

Their clients include O2, NHS and Bellway Homes.

They're based in Leeds City Centre but will allow you to work from home 4 days a week if you want.

Why should you consider this job:

  • Plenty of variety in your workload working across different projects and client
  • Good chance to progress throughout the company if you want to (there's a clear pathway to become Head of Testing)
  • Strict Agile environment

Your working hours / remote working option

Monday - Thursday you can start work anytime between 8:30 - 9:30.

On Fridays you can start work anytime between 8:00 - 10:00.

You can also take up to two hours for your lunch.

You can work up to 4 days a week from home.

Other benefits

5:4 pension - they put in an additional 4% for every 5% you put in.

They'll also provide you with access to Pluralsight and a cycle to work scheme.

They run regular social events such as cinema trips, escape rooms, lunches and pub trips.

Technologies & tools

We use the following technologies and tools but training will be provided where necessary

  • C# .NET and RestSharp (API automation)
  • Cypress.js (UI automation)
  • JMeter

Your main responsibilities

  • Gain a full working understanding of a broad range of bespoke software products which meet the challenging needs of our customers

  • Work closely with clients and the development team to define appropriate acceptance criteria for each feature

  • Design and script an appropriate set of tests for each feature being developed

  • Plan, create and update automated test scripts

  • Execute manual and automated tests

  • Design and script tests to test non-functional aspects of the development

  • Provide support for clients working through User Acceptance Testing

  • Triage feedback from clients and report to the development team

Key competencies & requirements

  • Excellent attention to detail with a focus on quality and continuous improvement

  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight and to work as part of a team

  • Willingness to self-learn and quickly adapt to new technologies, tools and working practises

Required experience

  • Manual testing: 1+ years
  • Defect tracking software tools: 1+ years

Desired experience

  • Experience of working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience of working in a consultancy environment
  • Some knowledge/awareness of automated testing and tools

If you'd like to discuss this role further then please click 'Apply' and/or get in touch with Tom Smith - tom@hainton.com / 01642 271428