Non Functional Test Analyst

Job Title: Non Functional Test Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Salary: Total Package value £70K
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 67783-ITENG-KIE
Contact Name: Kim Eager
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2016 11:55

Job Description

Non Functional Test Analyst - Dunstable - £55,000 + bonus & benefits, Total Package £66,000
Performance Centre, SQL, Java, Unix, Agile and Waterfall, LoadRunner

I'm currently recruiting for a financial organisation based in Dunstable, Bedfordshire that's hiring for a Non Functional Test Analyst. This is a great opportunity to join a leading organisation to build a long lasting career.
The main purpose of the role for the Non Functional Test Analyst is to take ownership of the non-functional testing function for a project under the direction of the Test Lead.
-Execute tests and report and track defects found to resolution.
-Be pro-active in helping to improve the testing process

To verify that new or upgraded applications meet specified Non Functional Requirements
To assist in the bid and estimating process for Non Functional Testing
To create and gain sign off from the stakeholders for the Non Functional Test strategies, test plans and test scripts
To plan load tests, create virtual users, create data, create scenarios, run scenarios, analyse system under load
To define the business load model and business processes to simulate during the load test
Manage defects throughout the test lifecycle using Rational ClearQuest, Quality Centre and Jira
To ensure all risks and issues are reported, escalated and managed through to resolution
To engage with the requirements team resolving any points of clarification with respect to Non Functional test requirements
To liaise with Release Management on deploying the latest release of code for testing
To develop and maintain testing artefacts, processes and procedures and ensure these apply across all Non Functional Testing projects
Initiate and become actively involved in improvement initiatives
Deputise for the Non Functional Test Lead
To carry out any other task associated with the role as reasonably requested

Excellent planning, organisational skills and attention to detail
Proven capability to use LoadRunner to plan, script, run, analyse and report on Non Functional tests
Proven non-functional testing skills and estimation skills
Self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible
Ability to communicate both internally and externally with an awareness of confidentiality and risk.
Flexibility to take on new projects and new ways of working.
Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to find solutions to issues
Excellent knowledge of Performance Centre
Excellent knowledge of SQL
Excellent knowledge of Java
Good working knowledge of Unix with the ability to create shell scripts
Excellent experience of working within Agile and Waterfall software development environments
Experience of testing high volume transaction processing systems Proficiency in Microsoft Office