Lead Test Analyst/Engineer job

Google Job Title: Lead Test Analyst/Engineer job

Job Reference: RL4578

Salary: £60,000 + bonus + benefits

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Location: Guildford
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You could be first in line for this Lead Test Analyst/Engineer job, working for an exciting organisation who is renowned for using cutting-edge technologies and providing an excellent working environment.

As a member of the Testing Department within the Product Delivery team, the Lead Test Analyst will work with other testers and developers sharing responsibility for creating high-quality data management and analytics software.

The Lead Test Analyst is responsible for owning the test approach of complex functional areas, developing effective testing strategies, scripts and approaches, and optionally the line management of Test Department staff; developing and mentoring them to enable their growth.

Salary: £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Locations: Guildford (2 days remote working after probationary period)


  • Software Testing/Defect Reporting – Selenium Web driver/JIRA/Quality Centre;
  • Creation of Test Estimates, Test Plans, Test Data and Test Scripts for a system that cover User Stories, Business Requirements or System Requirements to the required standard:
  •             > Ensure that test scripts produced are repeatable and maintainable;
                >Identify any relevant pre-requisites and pre-conditions and post-conditions on which successful test execution depends;
                > Update or amend existing test scripts to keep in line with changing application requirements;
                > Explain and influence non-test department staff on the benefits and gains of this being performed correctly;
                > Own the test approach of functional areas:
                      Perform analysis from requirements/user stories/technical specifications and identify testable requirements;
                      Recognise ambiguity within requirements and design documents and raise with relevant parties to ensure clarity;
                      Establish priority levels of tests for creation and execution;
                      Consider all testing types specified within Test Strategy during analysis, and ensure they are incorporated during test design;
                      Identify gaps within test coverage and take corrective action; and
                      Execute existing or new test scripts with conformance to all stated pre-conditions and design steps against defined environmental conditions and business models.


  • ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing (or equivalent), or relevant competence to undertake the qualification;
  • Software Testing/Defect Reporting: JIRA, Selenium, Quality Centre;
  • Ability to independently analyse a complex system, requirement or problem, and produce a high quality, effective testing approach, and set of test scripts;
  • Demonstrate an ability to assimilate new technologies and technical ideas, with the ability to communicate these effectively to others with excellent written and spoken English;
  • Ability to analyse and report on testing results on both a pre-defined and ad-hoc basis;
  • Proven ability to work independently, with initiative, as part of a wider delivery team; and
  • Familiar with Windows in a business environment.

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Job Reference: RL4578