Skills Test Analyst – Test Assurance experience, testing bespoke Java applications. You must have experience significant 3rd party Assurance experience as this role is almost exclusively one of checking the test output from our 3rd party developers to make sure that they have: Fully tested the requirement, Passed the tests and Provided appropriate proof. There will also be an element of requirements traceability management with this role. Someone with a Smart Metering background would be ideal, but knowledge transfer will be provided. Test assurance experience is mandatory.


  • 3+ years IT test analysis experience
  • Currently working at level 3 or 4 of SFIA in two or more of the following sub-categories:
    • Solution development & implementation (testing, porting/software integration, systems integration, user experience evaluation, test-data analysis)
    • Quality & Conformance (quality assurance, quality standards, technology audit)
    • Service transition (service acceptance, release & deployment)
  • Experience of using Test Management tools and test development techniques at a Test Analyst level, including:
  • Creation of test collateral using existing templates
  • Defect logging and tracking
  • Communication of issues in a timely manner
  • Troubleshooting with all departments to gain quality information
  • Agreeing priorities with customers
  • Escalating to resolver teams as required
  • Experience of providing assurance for off-shore 3rd party development testing is required
  • Experience of using a risk based approach for testing
  • Experience of testing bespoke Java applications and/or COTS / package software. JBoss middleware on a technical infrastructure including Oracle / SQL Server / PostgreSQL database running on Linux and Windows virtualised servers.
  • Experience of system testing, integration testing, operational acceptance testing, user acceptance testing of both non-functional and functional requirements is desirable (although for the right candidate non-functional experience will be provided on the job)
  • Good written and verbal communication is essential.


This role is commutable from Southampton, Basingstoke, Salisbury etc. Please send your CV ASAP and I will get back to you!

Location: Winchester, Hampshire

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 Months

Salary: £350pd


Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800