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QA Analyst

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

About us

Here at Pretty Little Thing, we strive to fly the flag for love, equality, and acceptance, working to use our platform to spread nothing but good vibes. Regardless of race, gender, sexuality, style or budget – there’s something for everyone! We want our customers to feel confident in the way they dress and to embrace the way they look. #EveryBODYinPLT is our community that is all about body positivity, equality and supporting each other.

About the role

As a QA Analyst you will provide QA testing across our website and various software systems reliably and on time. You will have good knowledge of agile methodologies, be able to actively engage with different departments to understand business requirements, elaborate user stories and define acceptance criteria. As a QA analyst, you will be expected to effectively test a workstream with little oversight, 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.

As a QA Analyst you will be responsible for:

Performing test planning and execution on multiple projects.

  • Analysing functional specifications and user stories to derive test cases.
  • Agreeing test scope and scenarios with key stakeholder and/or product owner.
  • Testing workstreams autonomously, including supporting all production releases.
  • 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 change and can work on multiple projects.

About you

As a QA Analyst you will act as an ambassador for the brand and consistently strive to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions. You will assist colleagues by completing tasks outside of own job role when requested and attend training, meetings and other events as requested by management.

It is essential that you have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in testing.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Experience testing websites and backend systems.
  • Experience in cross platform/device testing.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills

 

Nice to haves

 

  • ISTQB foundation qualification.
  • Experience in testing ecommerce sites.
  • JIRA.
  • App testing.

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.

Smart Working Policy

PLT offers increased flexibility with working from the office and home in the form of our smart working policy. In brief each department has a set amount of days allocated to office time and working from home to ensure you get the best of both worlds.

PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Free parking
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free on-site gym with daily classes (due to current restrictions, live PT sessions)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company shares schemes - including a ' Save As You Earn' scheme
  • 40% staff discount (including PLT, Boohoo, Boohoo MAN, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, Employee Appreciation Day etc.)
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare support through the Government
  • Health cash plan
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and grow at work

Equal opportunities

Here at PLT we not only embrace diversity we celebrate it! We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we’re continuing to build an inclusive environment for our employees. We know we are better together, and we will continue to build a team that represents a variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Reasonable Adjustments

PLT want to give everybody the chance to perform their best whether that is during an interview or whilst at work. Should you require any reasonable adjustments please let the talent team know.