Software Test Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • FIS Global
  • 18 Dec 17 2017-12-18

Software Test Analyst

Software Test Analyst
Job Profile Level Overview:
Career level professional individual contributor role. Experienced, fully qualified professional with a full understanding of their area of expertise. Works independently on problems of diverse scope.

Job Summary
Create and maintain processes of the quality program and provide consulting for software development or operations processes, quality practices, quality audits and software measurements.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artefacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results
  • Work closely with technical project managers and other QA analysts to guarantee quality of delivery and ensure all outputs are aligned with key project success metrics
  • Effectively communicates testing activities and findings in oral and written forms
  • Controls and manages own daily test activities
  • Assist in the release process and with improving and automating the process
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements
  • Isolate, replicate and report defects and verify defect fixes
  • Comply with all FIS policies and procedures
  • Other related duties assigned as needed.

    Educational Requirements
    Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.

    General Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge of methods, tools and technology used in software testing
  • Knowledge and use of quality management methods, tools and technology used to create and support defect-free, application software that meets needs of client/business partner
  • Knowledge of basic principles, processes, phases and roles of application development methodologies
  • Knowledge of primary database engines with a demonstrated ability to write complex queries to be used for data validation and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of object-oriented development tools, techniques and principles with expertise in at least one object-oriented language
  • Knowledge of functions, features and components of existing and planned operating systems and applications
  • Skill in understanding and focusing on the client needs
  • Skill in analysis, solid decision-making and problem solving
  • Ability to deliver results under pressure
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal and teambuilding skills working with technical and non-technical individuals
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Team skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally as well as externally
  • Organizational and time management skills required
  • Self-starter with proven ability to work independently
  • Excellent customer service skills that build high levels of customer satisfaction for internal and external customers