Technical Test Analyst - DV Cleared

  • Cheltenham
  • £450 - £550 
  • Contract

Technical Test Analyst

*Please note, the successful candidate must be eligible for and willing to undergo a DV security clearance process if they do not currently hold DV clearance. Please research this clearance to avoid any disappointment*

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Test Analyst to join a technical team on a secure client site and be responsible for the analysis and design, implementation and execution of technical tests.


  • Apply Client Testing Processes or Customer processes
  • Provide rudimentary domain knowledge to support delivery in specialized areas of testing
  • Produce Test Plans for simple testing requirements, seeking clarification about requirements where required and contribute to overall Test Plans for more complex requirements
  • Develop detailed Test Cases and Test Scripts, including expected results, for simple requirements, in line with the Test Strategy
  • Create test data for simple testing requirements
  • Execute testing with support if required on more complex scenarios
  • Document and verify test results
  • Raise and record details of incidents encountered during testing
  • Use testing tools
  • Produce Test Reports for simple testing requirements and contribute to overall Test Reports for moderate requirements and ensure best practice information is captured for continuous improvement
  • Report progress and issues in a timely manner as defined in the Test Plan and the agreed team organization

Essential Skills

  • Experience of working as a Technical Test Analyst within solutions integration programmes / projects
  • Able to articulate and demonstrate a good understanding of:
    • Why Testing Is Necessary / What Testing Is
    • The Seven Principles of Testing / The Fundamental Test Process
    • The Psychology Of Testing
  • Gain an understanding of, and is able to articulate:
    • Test Management: Responsibilities for the Test Analyst
    • Test Techniques / Testing Software Quality Characteristics
    • Reviews / Defect Management / Test Tools
  • Demonstrable experience of one or more of the programmes listed below:
    • Any - HP ExpertOne Programme Certification
    • ALM
    • QTP
    • Loadrunner
    • Any - Oracle Certified Professional
    • Any - SAP Certified Application Associate
    • Any - Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience using two or more software engineering tools, techniques, methods, in accordance with recognised standards, specifically:
    • SQL (for example; production of basic scripts to query a relational database)
    • MS Excel (for example; basic dataset querying and data build)
    • PL/SQL, C, VB, or Java (for example; construction of simple procedures and functions to administrate, or drive
    • HP ALM, HP QC (for example; test implementation, execution and reporting)

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