Business Analyst/Test Analyst

Title:
Business Analyst/Test Analyst
Department:
Location:
UK
Type:
Contract
Required:
15th January 2018
Email Consultant:
Phone Consultant:
+44 (0)20 7208 2828
Summary:
Role: Business Analyst/Test Analyst
Start: 15/01/2018
Duration: 3 months
Location: Oxford
Rate: Between £350-£450 per day


Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst who has strong testing skills or a Test Analyst who has strong Business Analyst skills.
You will be brought in to validate a projects functional delivery and this role will involve working closely with the product owners and Business Analysts.
You will working together to understand the intentions behind the defined user stories and act as a proxy for the product owners and signing off the delivery from an onsite development team.


Job Responsibilities

• Act as a proxy product owner carrying out acceptance testing to ensure delivered solution meets the business need, not just the documented requirements
• Work with key project stakeholders to ensure delivered solution meets the business strategy
• Interpret documented user stories and provide feedback to project team on improvements or gaps, capturing these as additional requirements or bugs as appropriate
• Capture and execute test plans using Jira/Zephyr to ensure story acceptance criteria are met
• Ensure delivered software is fit for purpose and usable
• Understand complex business processes
• Identify, analyse and document defects using Jira and work with the project team to establish priority
• Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes
• Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates
• Work with the developer to articulate changes as required

Skills

• Very strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with an ability to understand and empathise with key project stakeholders
• Proven ability to interpret business strategies and how they relate to specific user stories and delivered code
• Proven analysis skills
• Proven experience of working on Agile deliveries with user stories, acceptance criteria and test scenarios
• Experience of acting as a proxy product owner
• Experience of acceptance testing and test planning
• Proactive, pragmatic and adaptable to ensure the successful delivery of the project
• Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, Zephyr, Gherkin


Notwithstanding any guidelines given to years of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.

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Job ID:
99286

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