Recruiting: QA Analyst / Tester

Written by David Jerram, 26th February 2018

Reading, Berkshire.  Salary Negotiable

We are seeking a Test Analyst to help develop and execute testing for websites and web applications during all phases of our development life cycle.

Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Analyse project documentation to ensure a thorough understanding of the clients business and technical requirements. These may include business outcomes, functional specifications, process flow diagrams and use cases, produced at varying levels of formality dependant on risk and complexity
  • Liaise with Project Managers and Developers to create suitable test plans and test cases for multiple areas of development
  • Identify valid test conditions then design and author relevant Test Scenarios and Test Cases which will effectively exercise the project to ensure code created by our developers meets the overall requirements without errors
  • Conduct automated and manual tests, providing objective feedback to the development team
  • Identify and record bugs, tracking them through to resolution
  • Retesting defects when they are re-submitted into the test environment and provide sign-off or remedial action recommendations
  • Supporting the team in execution of UAT activities
  • Contributing to the establishment and implementation of effective practice and procedures for website and web-app testing and quality assurance
  • Building and maintaining healthy relationships with key partners including; the client team, project managers and developers.

Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications Required:

  • At least 2 years’ commercial web testing or software testing with strong understanding of the tools, techniques and process involved
  • Experience using automated testing tools such as Selenium or similar
  • ISEB Foundation in Software testing qualification would be a bonus.


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Working from our office in Green Park, Reading
  • Option to work at home – usually one day per week
  • 9am till 6pm with an hour for lunch (some flexibility available)

Essential Skills & Behaviours:

  • A strong eye for detail
  • Quick to gain a deep understanding of new systems and processes
  • First class communication, negotiation and collaboration skills – written and verbal
  • High levels of personal and professional integrity
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with senior team leaders
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Capability to learn in a fast-paced environment with a flexible, but logical, working style
  • Ability to work in an agile way to ensure that items are fully tested and successfully delivered across multiple functional areas
  • Ability to work alongside senior stakeholders and communicate messages effectively regarding project challenges and delivery
  • Ability to innovate and think outside of the box, not afraid to challenge the norm
  • Diligent with a focus on detail and accuracy
  • Able to use initiative and work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • A passion for high quality code

To apply, please send your resume to David Jerram by email to

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