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Senior Test Analyst

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Sopra Banking Software is one of the fastest growing global 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 creating an inclusive culture 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 confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ’s, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.


Sopra Banking Software is currently seeking a Senior Test Analyst to join our Process and Quality team. The Senior Test Analyst is required to perform the planning of functional testing activities typically undertaken within the software development lifecycle and is responsible for the testing phrase process from start to end.

There are five principal elements of the role:

1. Analysis and Planning – Identifying manual and automated functional test conditions, estimating testing effort, identifying and mitigating against risks, managing change.
2. Test Execution – Overseeing the execution of functional and regression test scripts and the capturing of evidence. Creation and execution of more complex scripts using expert tools
3. Defect lifecycle – managing and overseeing that defects are accurately recorded, reviewed and retested in the system under test.
4. Managing and overseeing that the automation department is provided with quality regression test scripts to add to the automated regression suite.
5. Leadership and mentoring – leading a team and being able to support, mentor and motivate that team


Required skills and experience:

• Have five or more years work experience in a testing environment
• Have work experience in a financial services environment
• Have experience in planning and executing automated testing
• Have experience in managing or leading a team
• Have experience in Agile/SCRUM methodologies
• Have an understanding of SQL.
• Have an understanding of API testing
• Have experience in end to end automated testing tools
• Obtained a ISTQB Qualified or equivalent at an Advanced level grade, such as Technical.
• Obtained a ISTQB Qualified at an Expert level grade, such as Test Management.


By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including a 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme (buy one get one free), an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and an openness to discussing flexible working arrangements, plus many more excellent benefits.

Salary range of £30,000 - £35,000 p/a

  • Placed on:Tue 4 February 2020
  • Location: Durham or Sheffield

Sopra Banking UK

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

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