Senior Test Analyst

Job Title: Senior Test Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum
REF: 50449_1530090317
Contact Name: Joe Laramee
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Senior Test Analyst


The Senior Test Analyst leads the effort to build, implement, maintain and use new test frameworks and or extend existing frameworks, enabling end-to-end testing in multi-component environments. This role involves working with other test analysts and colleagues from across the organisation, including suppliers, to design and develop a reusable architecture for the test automation.

  • Influence the direction of the automation effort, and its scheduling and prioritisation.
  • Support and improve the test processes, environments, and scripts, ensuring that tests provide high quality code assurance
  • Work closely with manual test team to understand priorities and goals
  • Document and improve test automation strategies for reference across the organisation
  • Design automation frameworks and plan and implement automation test script, integrating with appropriate test management tools
  • Provide a practical approach to complex product testing, specifically in the areas of the automation of test cases for the purposes of regression testing
  • Review product requirements, functional and design specifications to determine and prepare automated test cases.
  • Work closely with various project and infrastructure team members to understand testing objectives and ensure that problems are resolved in a timely and efficient manner.


  • Extensive experience in leading automation testing across a multiple product environment
  • Demonstrable expertise in being creative and proactive within a complex testing environment
  • Understanding of data interrogation principles
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration methodologies
  • High level knowledge of automation tools esp. Selenium with Java, Cucumber, Maven
  • Strong team working skills - good at drawing out key requirements and influencing outcomes
  • Proven ability to make use of current technologies to provide extensible automation infrastructures, and an interest in learning about new approaches and future technologies.
  • Understanding of Agile methods and project environments
  • Self-organised and motivated, even during periods of ambiguity or constant change
  • Experience of project or initiative management
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to understand complex technical systems and use knowledge to diagnose issues and propose effective solutions