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Junior QA Analyst

Job Function:
IT
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

Your role

To provide QA testing across our website and various software systems reliably and on time. You will have good computer literacy and be able to actively engage with different departments to understand business requirements. As a junior QA analyst, you will be expected to create and execute test scripts, triage issues found and report on progress. Furthermore, time management is key as you will be expected to handle multiple projects at once and prioritise accordingly.

 

What you'll do

  • Performing test execution on multiple projects and platforms
  • Analysing functional specifications and user stories to derive test cases
  • Agreeing test scope and scenarios with key stakeholder and/or product owner
  • Keeping the team and relevant stakeholders informed of progress and any challenges
  • Providing feedback on project quality, risks and changes to Project Managers and Lead QA
  • Identifying issues and risks relating to workload, escalate these appropriately and provide suggested mitigating actions
  • Collaborating with the QA team, development team and other departments to produce high quality software & integration solutions.
  • Flexible to changes and can work on multiple projects

 

What you've got

  • Strong computer literacy skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Good understanding of web technology and the Internet

Desirable skills/qualifications:

  • Degree in a computer science course
  • ISTQB foundation qualification
  • Exposure to testing or the development lifecycle
  • Experience in testing ecommerce sites
  • Exposure to Akeneo, Magento, Sage or other eCommerce applications

 

Miscellaneous

  • Is an ambassador for the brand.
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by management.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside of own job role when requested.
  • Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.

 

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.