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Software Test Analyst - Cardiff

  • Reference IP28210-PD
  • Salary £25,000 - £30,000
  • Location Penarth
  • Job type Permanent

Software Test Analyst - Cardiff
£25,000-£30,000 and benefits

We are urgently seeking a well rounded, and ideally software focused, Test Analyst to join a fast-paced financial services IT department on the outskirts of Cardiff. You'll be involved in all aspects of the development lifecycle and management information requirements. This role might particularly suit someone with a good understanding of software development that would like to move into testing and analytical role.

You'll be developing and executing test plans in line with monthly release cycles and other software projects and the ideal skills mix would be something close to this:

• Ability to communicate and engage on all levels
• Logical and critical thinking skills
• Experiencing in true software testing (i.e. unit, integration, regression, system, performance and load/stress testing)
• Be able to co-ordinate UAT and re-testing throughout the organisation in relation to monthly releases and projects
• Excellent documentation and report writing skills
• Awareness of the software development life cycle
• A challenging and enquiring mindset
• Attention to detail

Desirable (but not essential)

• Hands-on experience of software development
• Awareness of the Agile methodology
• Project management experience
• SQL and reporting expertise
• Experience of working in the finance industry would help as well

If this sounds at all of interest please don't delay in applying for a full role description and further details.

We feel this role should be commutable from Cardiff, Newport, Bristol, Cwmbran, Rhondda, Merthyr, Barry, Bridgend, Port Talbot and Swansea.

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