Agile Test Analyst - Southampton, c.£32k + excellent benefits

£31000 - £33000 per annum + pension, h/care, flexitime
04 Jul 2014
01 Aug 2014
Jeremy Curtis
Full Time
Agile Test Analyst - Southampton, c.£32k + excellent benefits

Key skills: Agile testing, Test Driven Development, Behavioural Driven Development, Maven, Jenkins, Cucumber, SoapUI, Selenium, Fitnesse, RSpec, ServerSpec, Vagrant, Puppet, mentoring/coaching.

Environment: Agile, Scrum, Continuous Integration, automation, business change.

Our client are a highly stable, established organisation operating in a very interesting market sector.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced individual to add real value to one of the clients' key programmes as an Agile Test Analyst.
You will play a key role championing quality in the scrum team and work with the Scrum Master to assist in planning the team's workload, breaking down activities and helping develop the team.
You will work with the analysts to provide guidance around solutions, in particular from a quality viewpoint. You will also be expected to play and active part in the test community, promoting, developing and communicating the latest test principles and approaches.

You will need to demonstrate your track record against the following essential criteria and competencies:
*Test Driven and Behaviour Driven Development
*Delivering and managing Test Strategies based around TDD/BDD within an agile Continuous Integration environment
*Taking the lead on testing, willingness to mentor/coach/lead the junior Test Analysts in the skills required to develop their TDD/BDD knowledge
*Building tests (at all levels) using Cucumber and integrating them into a CI environment using Maven and Jenkins
*Knowledge of tools to assist with testing - e.g. soapUI, Selenium, Fitnesse, RSpec, ServerSpec, Vagrant, Puppet
*Delivering as part of a high performing scrum team delivering business change

Key skills:
Agile testing
Continuous Integration
Test Driven Development
Behavioural Driven Development
Maven & Jenkins

Desired skills:

This role may suit an individual who has held the following job title: Test Analyst, Test Lead, Software Test Analyst, Test Engineer.

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