Senior QA Analyst (1620)



£43,000 - £45,000/annum + Healthcare,Life Insurance,Pension

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Hampshire -- Farnborough

Job Type

04 February 2019

Senior QA Analyst

Looking for a talented Senior QA Analyst to join an outstanding software development company that's rapidly expanding. If you want to be part of a successful company and take your career to a new level read on.....

Candidates should apply for either their Farnborough or Central London office.

This is a company that really care about their staff and their wellbeing, supplying recreational activities for their breaks to include, table tennis, pool and football tables, plus a fantastic benefits package.

Core tasks include:

  • The Senior QA Analyst will ensure the technical direction of the QA team in liaison with the Lead QA ensuring that the team are aware of the importance of principles of good software design and development;
  • Ensuring the features developed by the team are produced to the highest possible quality in the fastest possible time;
  • Ensuring that the Agile Software Development Life Cycle is followed;
  • Establishing good testing practices and strategies;
  • Identifying any potential quality issues and escalate them to management where necessary;
  • Ensuring that validated deliverables meet functional requirements and design specifications;
  • Preparing test plans against Feature descriptions;
  • Software testing and reporting bugs into a bug tracking system;
  • Re-testing;
  • Regression testing - as the software is built and tested in chunks. This can be achieved in some part with automated testing using test automation tools;
  • Working across multiple projects;
  • Supporting client testing (UAT) - liaising directly with the client and the development team;
  • Responding to "bugs" identified by the customer - reproduction tests etc.;
  • Change request testing;
  • Change request documentation.

Essential Skills:

  • As Senior QA Analyst you must possess the following skills and experience:
  • Experience testing web-based or browser-based software;
  • Commercial software testing experience;
  • Knowledge of Selenium;
  • High attention to detail - the most critical aspect of any tester;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Good communication skills and a level of confidence to deal with a busy developer team and customers;
  • Technical knowledge of software "jargon".

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of C#;
  • Experience using BDD / SpecFlow / Gherkin / Cucumber;
  • Experience of Mobile Application Testing (Manual and Automated);
  • Use of Visual Studio and Visual Studio Online (Azure Devops)
  • Use of Device Farms such as BrowserStack;
  • GIT;
  • Load testing.


  • ISTQB/ ISEB Foundation

Benefits for Senior QA Analyst:

  • Competitive annual salary dependent upon experience, with additional benefits, including:
  • 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Tastecard Plus membership
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Contact information

Victoria Herbert

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