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Senior Test Analyst

Senior Test Analyst

Ministry Of Education Nz

Senior Test Analyst

Details of the offer

Senior Test Analyst
Wellington - Permanent - Full-time
The Ministry of Education has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional looking for a permanent Senior Test Analyst role. This role sits within the Ministry's Testing Services team, which forms part of a much wider ICT capability. This is a dynamic team responsible for delivering functional testing for everything from maintenance and enhancements to defect fixes and large scale projects.
Senior Test Analysts are expected to drive and support all phases of the software testing lifecycle. This includes test planning, test design and preparation, test execution, test reporting as well as any close out activities.
The successful candidate will bring knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:
A sound understanding of the SDLC
Experience with agile delivery methodologies (Scrum and Kanban etc)
A strong understanding of the Software Testing Lifecycle
Skilled in generating estimates
Proven experience in writing test strategies and test plans
Competent in undertaking requirements analysis and establishing test coverage
Practiced in designing test sets, prioritising and providing general guidance
Proficient in writing test cases/scripts and/or procedures
Experienced with document reviews and ensuring industry standards are upheld
Capable of performing defect management, including triage sessions, and reporting
Skilled in executing system and system integration tests
Proficient in regression testing and the maintenance of regression suites
Practiced in generating progress reports and conducting stakeholder management
Proven experience in writing Test Summary Reports
Experience with using SQL for either data preparation or general querying
Exposure to Postman and SOAPUI for REST and SOAP API testing
Experience in using TOSCA would be an advantage along with automation skills.
Experience or awareness of data migration testing practices and tools
Strong problem solving skills
Good communication skills (both in written and oral form)
Experience with mentoring/coaching other team members
Ideally 5/6+ years of software testing experience

It is desirable, but not a pre-requisite, that the successful candidate has the following qualifications:
A relevant tertiary qualification
ISTQB Foundation certified
ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst certified

Are you ready to make a difference?
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Maori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.
As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Maori students, their whanau, hapu and iwi.
There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online' button.
Please note that NZ residency is required.
For further information, please contactColleen Meadsat 0272476133 or **********.
Applications close on27 November 2020.

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