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Test Analyst

Business Test Analyst

Argos is in the process of growing our testing services and we’re looking for experienced Business Test Analysts to join us on this journey based in our offices in Stafford (ST18 9AR).

You will be involved in exciting and challenging work streams across Retail Stores, Home Delivery and Customer Services where you will be engaging with our developers and product owners across the organisation (occasional travel is required) to QA software solutions.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to work with our highly skilled team to help shape our services to the business and develop skills across a number of testing tools and technologies.

Business Test Analyst – the role;

Support the Task Manager to deliver a full testing service, working closely with key stakeholders to meet business requirements
You will be responsible for the daily testing and management of all content changes that are ready for business test.
You will administering defects, creating test scripts, writing up defects and ensuring all test scripts are correct at all times
Contribute towards continuous improvement of the testing framework
Responsible for working with multiple third party test service providers and testing at their UK site when required
Produce and report out test metrics
Assist in the creation and sign off of robust test plans to ensure quality is maintained
To understand and build SME knowledge in business and test processes
Occasional requirement to lead small-medium sized work streams which will involve leading 1 or more team members to achieve pre-defined plans.
The role holder will be required to work autonomously being able to make key testing decisions independently with sound rationale and judgement. This will also include owning and agreeing the scheduling of their work patterns to align to the most effective and efficient test plan.

Business Test Analyst – the person;

You will have proven (2years) experience working in a similar role and have full understanding of;

acceptance testing
the software testing life cycle
defect management tools
front end usability testing
various types of testing techniques and methodologies in particular Waterfall and Agile

Having experience in the following is desired but not essential (training will be provided);

ISEB/ISTQB Foundation
Working experience within Retail/Financial Services/Customer Services/Home Delivery
Experience in development and implementation of automation frameworks and scripting
Test/Defect Management tools i.e. JIRA, Test Rail

In addition to the above, you will require excellent organisation and communication skills, along with exceptional attention to detail and strong analytical skills.

Business Test Analyst – the benefit

A competitive salary together with usual company benefits which will include holiday; share save scheme; discretionary annual bonus; discount across Argos, Habitat and Sainsbury’s and a generous company pension scheme. In addition, we can offer you the opportunity to work exciting professional team which embraces flexible working (evenings and weekends) and as long you are willing we will invest in your potential and develop your skills for a career that fits with your own aspirations.

Business Test Analyst – about Argos

Argos is synonymous with the British high street with over 850 stores in the UK and Ireland. It is now also a leading multi-channel retailer with over 900million website visits last year and now over 6 million app downloads and generates in excess £2billion in sales through its online channels alone. Recently Argos joined with the J Sainsbury’s group meaning that there are many exciting times ahead and the career develop opportunities that we can offer are unparalleled.

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