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Software Test / QA Analyst - Edinburgh

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Ref: 50 Date Posted: Wednesday 03 Apr 2019
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Pulsant is a leading UK provider of hybrid cloud solutions, expert colocation and infrastructure services across several key industry sectors.


We have big ambitions for the future – and want to speak to the right people with the right energy and values to take us there.


Job Purpose:


As a member of the Information Systems team, this role involves working as part of a key group of dedicated in-house developers writing applications that both deliver and integrate many of the core business functions.  Systems are responsible for everything from the entire back-end, automation and integration systems, to front-end interfaces including customer facing websites and tools.


We are seeking a Software / System quality professional to control aspects of quality within the Information Systems team including development process conformance, planning and testing.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Measure and control the quality of output from the Information Systems team


  • Maintain development process documentation and monitor process conformance and performance
  • Create and improve templates for larger change request and project documentation and ensure created documentation meets the desired standard


  • Manage time tracking against feature change requests so that projects can be costed as required


  • Analyse system functionality change requests, check and formalise requests and ensure they are appropriately logged in the planning system


  • Analyse logged bug reports, ensure they are documented adequately so the development team understands and can reproduce


  • Develop test plans for areas of the system to validate functionality during the release process
  • Perform hands-on software testing with guidance from the developers to ensure systems quality


Skills and experience

We are looking for testing / QA professional - with solid experience of working as part of an application / software development team - challenging projects from a user perspective and ensuring functional and fit for purpose. 


You will have:

  • Experience in defining and measuring performance against processes and standards
  • Knowledge of principles of quality control
  • Familiarity with
    • Defining the problem
    • Defining the solution
    • Determining the value
    • Defining the approach
    • Defining what success looks like


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