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Agile Test Analyst

Recruiter
Deerfoot IT Resources Limited
Posted
17 July 2014
Closes
14 August 2014
Ref
Agile TA
Contact
Deborah Fielder
Location
Function
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Further information

An exciting opportunity to join a company who operate in an extremely interesting and evolving market, and are well established in their field. This role not only promises a chance to take on a number of challenging responsibilities as a Test Analyst, but also offers candidates role-specific training to improve your career development and an excellent work-life balance.

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 an 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
Scrum
Continuous Integration
Automation
Test Driven Development
Behavioural Driven Development
Mentoring/coaching
Maven & Jenkins
Cucumber

Desired skills:
SoapUI
Selenium
Fitnesse
RSpec
ServerSpec
Vagrant
Puppet


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

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.
Benefits include: Annual salary review, up to 24% pension, 25 days holiday (rising to 30), flexible working hours, flexitime, specialist training, childcare vouchers, on-site nursery and more.


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This vacancy is being handled by Jeremy Curtis. Deerfoot IT is acting as a recruitment agency for this position. Deerfoot IT is an equal opportunities recruiter.
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