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Junior Test Analyst

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Sopra Banking Software is one of the fastest growing Fintech companies, featured in IDC Fintech Top 100 Rankings! We build the technology that powers the world’s best financial institutions, enabling millions of people to access better financial services.

We are committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce where all our people can be themselves and succeed on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team.


Sopra Banking Software is currently seeking a Junior Test Analyst to join our Process and Quality team. The Junior Test Analyst is required to perform any manual functional testing activities typically undertaken within the software development lifecycle and is responsible for test script creation and execution.

There are four principal elements of the role:

1. Analysis and Planning – Identifying manual functional test conditions and creation of test plans and scripts.

2. Test Execution – Execution of manual functional and regression test scripts and capturing evidence.

3. Defect lifecycle – accurately record, review and retest defects found in the system under test.

4. Providing the automation department with regression test scripts to add to the automated regression suite.

The main duties are:

• Adhere to standards and best practices throughout the testing phases of the software development lifecycle and any testing stages of any development project.

• To create test scripts in line with the testing procedures and standards.

• To document suitable test data that is representative of customer business practices.

• To create, upgrade and maintain the regression scripts in line with changes to the software.

• To provide feedback on the day-to-day processes used within the software development lifecycle and to recommended improvements to these processes where they are deemed to be ineffective.

• Agree all estimates and time schedules for the work allocated, with the Test Lead and communicate progress and changes in a timely manner.

• To effectively escalate important issues affecting the testing process by reporting exceptions to the Test Lead.

• The Junior Test Analyst will be measured against their ability to accurately Analyse and test design documents and record the nature of any fault/issue ensuring that a robust solution is delivered to our customers.

• To contribute to an ongoing improvement through the testing standards, the overall development methodology or any other processes.


Required skills and experience:

To be successful you must be:

· A Junior level Test Analyst with a couple of years work experience in a testing environment

· Passionate about a career in I.T.

· An excellent communicator to both groups and individuals.

· A motivated, driven individual seeking a career within a global technological organisation.

It is also desirable for candidates to have Knowledge and/or experience of TTool and to be educated to ISTQB Software Testing at foundation level would be advantageous.


By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme, an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, health cash plan, flexible working where possible, plus many more excellent benefits.

Salary up to £25,000 p/a

  • Placed on:Tue 1 October 2019
  • Location: Durham

Sopra Banking UK

Office 1 The Square, 2 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
United Kingdom

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