We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that's thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, 'social responsibility' is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you'll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.
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Deliver Business Testing for projects/portfolios to agreed time/budget/quality tolerances as laid down in business case, test strategies and commercial agreement with IT service providers.
Conduct test reviews techniques throughout the development lifecycle, to identify any artefacts that are not fit for purpose.
Provide input into defining the appropriate test approach in collaboration with the Test Manager to ensure effective Business Test preparation and execution is produced, which mitigates business risk.
Own the creation of the Business Test Analysis deliverables throughout the whole project lifecycle applying best practice testing principles to ensure cost effective testing whilst balancing business risk.
Determine the adequate level of Business Test Coverage in collaboration with the Test Manager, Business Analysts and Business Users and provides input into the testing estimates.
Perform Test Execution as agreed in the BAT Stage Test Plan, involving business resources where required, including the raising and retesting of defects.
Support the Test Manager in defining the entry criteria to BAT and make recommendations at exit from BAT.
Provide effective communication to Test Managers and Business users to support the smooth delivery of the test activity.
Undertake Test Automation for setting up test data, automated test execution
Provide support to 3 rd parties during non-functional test phases
Skills and Knowledge
Full understanding of a variety of test analysis techniques and their implementation
Full understanding of the creation and execution of test scripts
Understanding of test scheduling and working with business teams in implementing the execution of those schedules
Good understanding of the different drivers and needs of customers, distributors and partners
Good understanding of Test Automation Tools (such as Selenium, QTP, UFT)
Experience of waterfall & agile methodologies across multiple projects
Experience in using a test tool (such as ALM) to control scripting and execution of tests
Experience in use of defect management tools (such as ALM)
Experience in using a number of industry recognized test analysis techniques
Sound knowledge of XML (able to read / create / post messages)
Experience in SoapUI (or similar tool)
Experience in hands-on testing of Insurance Products & Projects
Experience in Business Acceptance Testing & co-ordination / liaison with SMEs and users
Hands-on experience in creating test automation suites using tools (such as Selenium, QTP, UFT)
ISEB / ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certification or equivalent
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days' (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
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