Test Analyst - Security Cleared

Job Ref: 50204275
Sector: Other
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 01 October 2019
  • Newbury, Berkshire Newbury Berkshire GBR RG14 2FN
  • Competitive
  • Abdullah Rajput
  • 0207 654 1422
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Test Analyst - Security Cleared

As one of Vodafone strategic partner, we are currently sourcing a SC Test Analyst to be based in Newbury on an initial 6-month contract. As the Test Analyst within this team, you will write, execute and record results of tests across multiple projects delivering complex, innovative technical solutions in a fast moving telecommunications environment with a total portfolio CAPEX value of £10-£12M. You will be instrumental in ensuring the quality, reliability and performance of our systems and will be involved throughout the Acceptance Testing phase of the project to ensure successful delivery.

Key accountabilities:

  • Working according to the defined Test Strategy and Plan, define automated and manual test cases/scripts in line with the High Level Design and Business Requirements Specification, ensuring traceability to these documents.
  • Configure and manage automated test suites.
  • Generate and maintain test data, ensuring coverage of all required scenarios.
  • Execute tests according to the project schedule.
  • Generate test execution metrics to feed into project reporting.
  • Report defects encountered during test execution.
  • Utilise automated tools for system integration and acceptance testing.
  • Assist the Test Manager with generation of test artefacts such as the Test Completion Report and Requirements Traceability Matrix.
  • Liaise with suppliers for defect reporting and tracking to closure.

Essential knowledge, qualifications and experience:

  • Security Cleared to SC level
  • Strong experience of testing throughout all stages of the software development lifecycle, with emphasis on System Integration Testing and System Acceptance Testing
  • Strong experience in creating test scripts, scenarios and data
  • Experience of defect tracking tools (JIRA, MANTIS etc.)
  • Experience of testing UNIX based systems
  • Experience of test automation frameworks (Selenium Web Driver, Appium etc.) including both application and script configuration
  • Experience of testing in multi-vendor environments
  • At least 5 years' experience working in a telecommunications environment
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
  • Working with Agile and Waterfall delivery processes.

Desired knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of relevant UK legislation including RIPA, DRIPA, IPA, DPA & GDPR
  • Familiarity with ETSI standards
  • Familiarity with the Vodafone Project Delivery Lifecycle
  • Experience of REST API testing
  • Python scripting
  • Agile certified
  • Testing in a cloud environment such as AWS

If you have any interest please do give me a call on 07741660812

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

Lorien : Vodafone
29/10/2019 18:46:20