Test Analyst

boohoo Group PLC - Manchester

Full-time (Permanent)
Competitive
Manchester

Background – who we are

We are a leading online fashion retail group. Our brands, boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing MissPap, Nasty Gal, Warehouse, Karen Millen & Oasis design, source, market and sell clothing, shoes, accessories and beauty products targeted at 16-30 year old consumers.

The speed and agility of the group ensures it is first to market with the latest on-trend styles and fashion. Products are designed, sourced, largely in the UK, and subsequently distributed globally from a central UK warehouse.

The group sells products to customers in almost every country in the world, with a strong presence in the UK, US, Europe and Australia.

Founded in Manchester in 2006, boohoo group is an inclusive and innovative brand targeting young, value-orientated customers. For over 10 years, boohoo group has been pushing boundaries to bring its customers up-to-date and inspirational fashion, 24/7. boohoo group has grown rapidly in the UK and internationally, and now has over five million customers.

The Role

Reporting into the QA Manager, this is a hands-on testing role which covers planning and executing tests predominantly on our websites.   Ensuring Boohoo Technology delivers world class software solutions to support our business and customers.  The main activities include:

 

·      Preparation & Execution of test plans, test scenarios, scripts and data requirements.

·      Work as part of internal and external test team in accordance with the schedule and quality requirements.

·      Liaise with developers, other departments and third parties to help resolve issues.

Skills & Experience

Essentials:

  • At least 2 years hands on experience in a test assurance role
  • Demonstrable experience of performing test assurance activities
  • Experience of working with test automation in an organisation
  • Estimation of project test effort
  • Have a deep understanding of the phases of the testing lifecycle and success criteria
  • Experience of writing and maintaining testing scripts

The successful candidate will be an established Test Analyst looking for a move to a global, fast paced retail business.  The candidate will have strong analytical skills and an eye for detail.  With experience testing complex technology estates, ideally in high growth software or e-commerce businesses.  

Candidate qualities will include;

Technical:

  • Experience testing Mobile/Web.
  • Experience in bug tracking tools (Jira, TestRail, etc.) and Collaboration tools (Confluence, Slack, etc.)
  • Good understanding of multiple delivery methodologies including Waterfall, Agile and TDD.
  • Experience working with teams using continuous integration, continuous deployment, with two to four week iterations.
  • Experience with automated testing.
  • High Level understanding of technology environments, networks, integration and software development.
  • Analysis of functionality delivered vs. business requirement.
  • Knowledge of quality management (internal, UAT, production).
  • Certification in ISEB or BCS/ISTQB.
  • Working Knowledge/exposure to XMLs, Java, JavaScript, JSON, PHP, SQL.

     

    It would be beneficial but not essential to have:

  • Experience working with Sage
  • Experience using SalesForce Commerce Cloud

Behavioural:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills both written and verbal – able to effectively engage a non-technical audience on key technical issues.
  • Superior analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Driven to succeed and deliver results.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to communicate with technical & non-technical stakeholders, developers and managers.
  • Able to collaborate with internal departments, offshore colleagues and 3rd parties alike.

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