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Test Analyst

Sheffield, Yorkshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Sopra Banking Software is recruiting a Test Analyst to join our existing Process and Quality team within Professional Services The Test Analyst is required to perform any manual functional testing activities typically undertaken within the software development lifecycle and is responsible for test script creation and execution.

Test Analyst Duties:

  • Adhere to standards and best practices throughout the testing phases of the software development lifecycle and any testing stages of any development project.
  • To create test scripts in line with the testing procedures and standards.
  • To document suitable test data that is representative of customer business practices.
  • To create, upgrade and maintain the regression scripts in line with changes to the software.
  • To provide feedback on the day-to-day processes used within the software development lifecycle and to recommended improvements to these processes where they are deemed to be ineffective.
  • Agree all estimates and time schedules for the work allocated, with the Test Lead and communicate progress and changes in a timely manner.
  • To effectively escalate important issues affecting the testing process by reporting exceptions to the Test Lead.
  • The Test Analyst will be measured against their ability to accurately Analyse and test design documents and record the nature of any fault/issue ensuring that a robust solution is delivered to our customers.
  • To contribute to an ongoing improvement through the testing standards, the overall development methodology or any other processes.

Test Analyst Requirements:

  • Experience as a test analyst
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Experience in identifying test conditions and scenarios from design documents and writing scripts to test the scenarios
  • Financial software product test experience
  • SQL query/Technical testing background desirable
  • Knowledge or experience of the banking or financial services domain
  • Knowledge or experience of the Agile/Iterative development methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience of applying risk based testing
  • Experience of using HP Quality Centre or other similar testing tools
  • Positive attitude to trying out different things and different types of testing
  • JIRA experience desirable
  • ISTQB Software Testing at foundation level as a minimum requirement.

Test Analyst Benefits:

We offer flexible - hybrid working models where all employees are supported to work from home with DSE assessments and IT equipment where required to be fully productive when remote working.

By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy a market competitive salary and our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including 25 days holiday with an option to buy up to 5 more, a 6% pension contribution, a buy one get one free employee share scheme, private medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and we offer flexible working arrangements to all employees, plus many more excellent benefits.

We take pride in rewarding our colleagues through Summer parties, treat days in the offices, and a social budget for each department.

About the Company:

Sopra Banking Software are proud to be an inclusive employer. At Sopra Banking Software, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We're committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences, we value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. All personal information will be treated as confidential according to the Equality act.

Sopra Banking Software works with banks, building societies and other financial services institutions across the world. We help them to develop, deliver and operationalise their digital transformation strategies. Using our suite of digital banking products and services enables these organisations to deliver remarkable financial services to their clients.

Sopra Banking Software is the partner of choice for more than 1,500 financial institutions worldwide.

The rich variety of our software, the strength of our conviction and our passion for innovation enable us to support our clients on a daily basis and in their projects, as well as in their goals regarding financial inclusion.

Our customers, based in over 80 countries around the world, benefit every day from our technologies and software, as well as the expertise of our 5,000 employees.

Sopra Banking Software is a subsidiary of the Sopra Steria Group, a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development. With more than 46,000 employees, the Sopra Steria Group generated a turnover of €4.3 billion in 2020.

If you feel like you meet the above criteria of the Test Analyst, please apply now!

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ's, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.

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  • Job Reference: 708119762-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sopra Banking Software
    Sopra Banking Software
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent