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Software QA/Test Analyst Manual in Wolverhampton at ProQuest

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company is looking for a Software QA/Test Analyst. The company is currently expanding and this is an exciting opportunity. The Software QA/Test Analyst will assure the successful delivery of new features and products to our users. Working closely with both business and technical teams our QA Analysts design, plan and execute testing across various platforms including Mobile Apps and Desktop browsers in an Agile Development Environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze documentation and technical specifications of any new feature under development or consideration and raise concerns around missing, incomplete or unclear requirements.
  • Ensure testing activities validate the product meets business requirements and product goals, fulfills end-user requirements, and identify existing or potential issues raising risks to the QA Lead where necessary.
  • Creating and executing manual test cases and scenarios that cover both sanity and in-depth testing.
  • Preparing test scenarios in a structured way, prioritised to reflect business or technical priorities.
  • Ability to set application configurations and create test data sets.
  • Accurately recording the output of testing, logging defects with sufficient clarity and managing them throughout the defect life cycle.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • BSc Honours, in a Computer Science related degree or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of manual software testing experience
  • Effective planning, organisation and time management skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills combined with the ability to break down complex issues and provide creative solutions.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently.
  • Ability to function professionally and proactively in a team environment - being a good team player is essential.
  • Set and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.

Ancillary Qualifications:

Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

  • Experience with testing iOS and Android mobile applications.
  • Experience with Confluence.
  • Experience with Jira.
  • Experience with Charles Web Debugging Proxy.
  • Knowledge of testing XML based Web Services.

Other important information about this position:

  • This position is based in the Ex Libris offices in Wolverhampton, UK.
  • This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.



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