Test Analyst (Front Office)
Balfour Beatty
Newcastle upon Tyne, North East, UK
17d ago

About the role

Gain vast exposure, immense experience and further develop your IT career with Balfour Beatty. Working from either one of our corporate offices based in Sheffield or Newcastle (with ad hoc UK travel required), this is a fantastic opportunity to work in a forward thinking and innovative IT team delivering solutions into the Balfour Beatty environment.

So join us and start to do things differently. To work lean, act smart and create a different way if delivering IT solutions.

Our market leading approach, advanced methodology and collaborative ways of working are at the forefront of the IT sector and we can offer you the opportunity to develop a career to be proud of.

What you'll be doing

You will work alongside our existing software analysts and management to carry out both manual system testing, functional testing, smoke testing, automation testing and UAT testing.

The role will require you to test on both our in-house and 3rd party software.

You need to be a great communicator and have a proven track record of building test procedures from the ground up. As an experienced member of the team you will assist the junior staff where needed, and help to direct the test planning process

Who we're looking for

You will need to be able to demonstrate development testing experience in a C#.Net and SQL environment with automated testing desirable.

Any experience using Selenium WebDriver is highly desirable with a good knowledge of SQL, Full software Lifecycle experience, Agile Environment, written test scripts and strategies through to test execution, excellent time management and strong written and verbal communication skills.

The following qualities / experience are essential :

  • In depth understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Experience of Functional and Non-Functional Testing
  • Experience with how an application is packaged (MSI creation, scripts, PowerShell)
  • Experience of apps deployment within a business
  • Experience in a technical role
  • ISEB or ISTQB certified
  • Ideally have a background in software testing or IT
  • Exposure to .NET and Microsoft SQL Server 2010 and beyond
  • Experience of working with test automation tools such as Selenium and SOAPUI
  • Understanding of different testing approaches and techniques
  • Agile, SCRUM experience
  • Experience of working within the constructs of Team Foundation Server 2013 or GitLab
  • Knowledge of working with test management tools such as Microsoft Test Manager 2013
  • Highly customer & delivery focused meeting and exceeding customer expectations
  • Problem solving skills and tenacity to see an issue through the resolution
  • Experience of being able to balance multiple priorities and workloads both strategically and short-term, including ambiguity
  • Takes responsibility, is independent and self-starting
  • Demonstrates teamwork at a high level, highly collaborative approach, among the first to volunteer to help others succeed
  • Experience of handling service escalations
  • Demonstrates the Balfour Beatty Values (Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

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