Systems Test Analyst

Full Time City of Edinburgh IT Job Pro UK

Systems Test Analyst – based in Edinburgh (hybrid working)

Paying up to £40,000 plus benefits including 2 different pension schemes, Private Medical Insurance, 4 x Salary Life Assurance, Income Protection, 25 days annual leave (rising to 28 days), Season Ticket Loan and Bonus

A well established, yet growing and innovative Investment Management company is looking to hire a Systems Test Analyst due to continued company growth. You’ll provide day to day support to meet the Systems Test Team objectives. Provide expert test guidance, support and delivery to the business, development and support functions throughout the lifecycle of their software solutions.


* Conduct detailed test analysis and preparation through the creation of estimates test plans, test cases and scripts.

* Create data mining / manipulation queries to support test preparation and execution.

* Execute planned and exploratory tests, taking evidence and detailed notes as appropriate.

* Contribute to production of the following test artefacts: concise test progress metrics, progress reports and completion reports.

* Create and manage your own defects.

* Provide input to the various areas of Systems Test such as Functional vs. Non-Functional testing.

* Determine how to implement the various stages of test, e.g. Systems Test, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, etc. during the project lifecycle.

* Provide day to day support and guidance in test principles, techniques and tools to other Test Team members.

* Create opportunities to increase efficiency, consistency and value of testing.

* Ability to manage a significant discrete piece of work independently.

Skills / Tools:

* Ability to interact and influence Business and Project Managers

* Ability to interact and influence Technical staff

* Excellent analytical skills

* Excellent problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)

* Microsoft Developer & Test Tools i.e. TFS

* Intermediate SQL skills are essential

* API testing and associated tools

* Automated testing exposure is desirable

* Performance test exposure is desirable


* In-depth knowledge of the delivery lifecycle

* ISTQB industry best practice techniques

About the Company:

An investment management business that helps individuals, families and financial advisers manage money to meet their and their clients’ needs and aspirations. The company is going through transformational change, breeding new life into who they are and the services they offer – not being that “typical” corporate investment manager and sustainability being at the core of what they do. They have been developing new frameworks, introducing new technologies and finding new ways of working to drive even better customer and employee experiences. It is genuinely a really exciting time to join the company

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