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Software Test Analyst

Salary £30,000 - £38,500
Location London, Bank
Role Analyst
Job Type Permanent
Size 250-500
Job overview
Searching for Software Test Analyst roles, or Graduate Software Tester jobs in London? Keen to kickstart or level up your career in a FTSE 250 firm? Apply to this Software Test Analyst job today!

Searching for Software Test Analyst roles, or Graduate Software Tester jobs in London? Keen to kickstart or level up your career in a FTSE 250 firm? Apply to this Software Test Analyst job today!

Company profile - Financial Services

In this Software Test Analyst job in London, you'll be joining an award-winning investment platform offering financial advisers and their clients' smart technology. They offer unrivalled support and exceptional service for a modern, efficient way to manage client investment portfolios. They provide a wide range of financial planning tools and comprehensive reporting, alongside an extensive range of investments and tax-efficient wrappers to make the management of portfolios as easy and efficient as possible. With over £54 billion in funds under direction, our client is the market-leader in their field and still continues to grow at the speed of a start-up.

Job description - Software Test Analyst

In this Software Tester job in London, you will join a dynamic team and play a vital role in maintaining the efficiency of their award winning software. Your tasks will be to prepare, co-ordinate and support all aspects User Acceptance Testing (UAT) & Regression cycles for desktop application and web applications. This includes static testing of requirements, creating all necessary test resources, supporting the business users in their execution (as well as conducting some execution) and raising/retesting bugs/defects. Also, to assist in other initiatives set out in the team to contribute to the overall Testing process.

Key responsibilities – Software Test Analyst

In this Software Tester job in London, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating and allocating effective test plans drawing upon developer release notes, system requirements documentation, business knowledge and other resources.
  • Liaising between testers, business analysts and developers to analyse and validate the outcomes of testing and ensure the final product meets the requirements of the business.
  • Identifying and utilising appropriate testing techniques and procedures in order to ensure proper regression testing coverage.
  • Working with departments around the company to extend coverage where necessary.
  • Co-ordinating execution, managing defects (raise and retest) as well as any other testing issues through to successful test completion.
  • Occasional direct involvement in test execution where appropriate
  • Supporting the business during go-lives, assist with queries/post release issues.
  • Working with various business areas and developers to maintain and improve existing in-house software.
  • Delivering training to any of the business on a release’s changes and/or our test practices.
  • Involvement in project work when required, including regularly updating and maintaining test resources (e.g. regression packs).
  • Playing an active role in the future development/growth of the Test department.

Job Requirements – Software Test Analyst

  • An IT related degree or qualifications
  • A passion for software and IT
  • Software testing experience is a big plus but not a necessity
  • Knowledge of JIRA is a big plus
  • Knowledge of SQL is a big plus
  • Strong communication both written and verbal is vital

Benefits of the job – Software Test Analyst

  • A great starting salary of £30,000 - £38,500 + 20% annual bonus
  • Central London office
  • A foot in the door within a FTSE 250 firm
  • A massive leap forward in your long-term career in
  • Daily access and mentorship from successful financial services professionals
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lively social atmosphere

Looking for entry-level software jobs in London? Want to join a world-renowned Financial Services business? If you're a driven, personable graduate, apply for this Software Test Analyst job in London today!

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Alan Hector
Team Lead & Key Account Manager