Test Analyst

Glasgow
úCompetitive package

About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit here

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations


Business Area - IT

Role: Test Analyst – 6 months FTC

Location: Glasgow

Reporting to: Test & Quality Assurance Manager

Hours of work -Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 5:30, however you may be required to work additional hours to facilitate project implementations or support call resolution

Department/ Role Overview:

To assist in testing key business IT applications to ensure they meet business requirements and objectives

Main responsibilities:

  • Working within an established team of Test Analysts
  • Analyse testing inputs, prepare and execute tests using defined test procedures
  • Test both n-tier and web based applications
  • Follow test level test plans, working to agreed timeframes and resource plans
  • Prepare detailed test conditions and test scripts
  • Execute test scripts, accurately recording all test results
  • Maintain defect log, prioritising in accordance to guidelines and seeing through to resolution
  • Peer review test documentation
  • Provide informative daily updates to Senior Test Analyst and Test & QA Manager (if required)
  • Provide weekly progress updates as required/requested
  • Provide full support to Senior Test Analyst'
  • Ability to work on multiple projects

Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requires and internal policies.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Demonstrable experience within manual testing frameworks and environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective planning and organisation skills
  • Copes well under pressure and with uncertainty
  • Rapid learner
  • Drives for results
  • Problem solving ability
  • Bachelors and/or Masters degree in computer science

Desired skills and experience

  • Test automation (Selenium, MTM)
  • Continuous improvement processes
  • Awareness of legal applications
  • SQL/PLSQL
  • Microsoft Office templates (Word & Excel)
  • ISEB/ISTQB certification

Our Culture is shaped by our core values of Collaboration, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity and Accountability. They guide how we relate with each other, our clients, our behaviour.

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