Test Analyst - Newcastle

The key responsibilities for this Test Analyst: 

  • You will be able to plan and prioritise work for all incoming testing. 
  • Design detailed conditions and destructive, broad test cases. Draft and issue test plans, where appropriate
  • Perform test execution on back office applications, front office GUI applications and websites.
  • Document and publish using a Test Management Tool, all test results to a defined standard
  • Create and maintain test scripts in a Test Management Tool, to a specified quality standard
  • Document and report issues arising from testing in a timely manner and manage their tracking and resolution
  • Issue testing status and completion reports to project teams when required
  • Assist in the ongoing development and improvement of testing standards and procedures across the company and monitor compliance to these agreed standards

The essential skills:

  • Minimum 2 years testing experience incorporating Unit Testing, System Testing, User Interface Testing, Acceptance Testing and Integration Testing
  • Thorough knowledge of structured test methods and processes, preferably ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing qualified, with awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience of test management tools

Some of the more desirable skills:

  • commercial experience within the financial sector
  • exposure to Scrum development teams useful


  • Educational background to either Degree or A level standard or equivalent
  • ISEB/ISQTB Foundation Certificate in software testing