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Test Analyst in Edinburgh at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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Job Description

Test Analyst (Junior and Mid level)
Competitive Salary Realistic Progression Opportunities Technical Training & Development Award Winning Employee Share Plan Company Pension Flexible Working Hours 25 Days Holiday Fantastic  Working Culture Cutting Edge Technology Centre of Excellence Offices in Central Edinburgh (Q1 2019)
Job Purpose
Computershare are currently recruiting for a number of  Test Analysts to join our team in Edinburgh. You will work within a cross-functional software delivery team to deliver new or enhanced capabilities which satisfy expectations and deliver value. Working within an agile team, you will provide testing expertise and guidance, enabling the team to confidently measure, deliver and improve quality in delivering products.
Key Accountabilities
  • Solicit feedback in order to clarify/understand requirements.
  • Translate business requirements into clearly-defined test scenarios in order to support development.
  • Apply technical knowledge and expertise to influence/define the test approach in order to mitigate the risk of change.
  • Provide continual feedback on product quality to the team and stakeholders to enable them to make informed decisions.
  • Check that software meets expected behaviours and explore for additional risks.
  • Apply best practice and contribute to improvements and innovation in technologies/practices within your team e.g. efficiency in the development process or improved customer experience.
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of technical and non-technical audiences to: share knowledge and ideas; provide updates; influence; challenge; and take on feedback.
Skills & Experience
  • Experience of working in a development environment, ideally within an enterprise context.
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle, software architecture and technologies.
  • Experience of using test design techniques and of performing and applying risk analysis to identify test types and test coverage.
  • Experience of exploratory testing – defining test charters to give direction and purpose, understanding what information to capture and providing feedback to team on completion.
  • A curious, observant and intuitive explorer who is capable of the setup, exercise and checking of test scenarios against the system-under-test.
  • Basic scripting, database query and coding skills.
  • Understanding of test environments, quality gateways and the route to production.
  • Experience of financial services, share registry or employee share plan industries are desirable.
  • Collaborates and communicates well, builds great working relationships, influences others, challenges effectively and responds well to challenge from others, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.
Specific Key Benefits of the Role
Computershare offers all employees 25 days holiday, an excellent pension scheme, shareholder incentive plan (buy one get one free on all shares purchased), subsidised gym membership and a flexible employee benefits scheme (including the option to buy additional annual leave).
A Truly Diverse Place to Work
Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people and we welcome applications from everyone.
At Computershare, we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.
As a global organisation, with an increasingly agile workforce, we're happy to consider flexible working arrangements.
 All successful candidates will be required to undergo the Computershare Pre-Employment Screening Process before commencing employment. Employment will be subject to satisfactory clearance on background checks including Identification, Passport Validation, Finance, Qualification, Employment / Personal referencing and Criminal Record Basic Disclosure checks.
Computershare Investor Services plc is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Computershare Investor Services plc is registered in England and Wales No 3498808 and the registered office address is: The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol, BS13 8AE.


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