QA Analyst - 6 months FTC
Vitality
Bournemouth BH1

About £28,000 - £41,000 a year

Skills
Vitality is an award winning, dynamic and vibrant financial services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business.

Our CORE PURPOSE is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. From people to products and processes, we aspire to deliver on our purpose in everything we do.

Our VISION is to be the BEST health insurer in the UK

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to living our values and delivering an award winning service to our customers.

Overall Job Purpose

The role involves working as part of a Product Development Team which covers all disciplines and the successful candidate must be comfortable acting as a test authority for the product release in terms of quality, being able to work closely with Stakeholders/Product Owners/Business Analysts and Developers to achieve a common sprint goal.
The role will form part of a wider QA team, across both Healthcare Systems and Vitality Partner & Reward Systems, attending internal best practice forums, contributing to standards and methodology, continuous improvement, coaching and mentoring other QA’s to share knowledge
and experience.

Accountabilities

Reporting to the QA Lead, we are seeking a QA Analyst with solid experience in Agile and Waterfall methodologies, to help us deliver our ambitious portfolio of work.
The QA will be part of a Dedicated Product Team and will act as the conduit for all testing for a specific application, supported by a team of System Testers.
This role will require planning and execution of both manual and automated testing, regression testing and involvement in performance testing - delivering to monthly or twice weekly release cycles.
Largely working as part of a product scrum team, you will be involved from requirements to release, and post go live production support, defect triage and assignment and resolution.
This is a great opportunity for experienced QAs to join a fast paced growing organisation, where your skills can be honed and stretched across a range of platforms and technology.

Skills Required

Essential

SpecFlow/Gherkin with Selenium
JMeter (or LoadRunner)
TDD/BDD
Atlassan toolstack (Confluence, Jira)
Agile/Scrum
Testing with an onshore/offshore model
Strong Test Automation and Integration test experience

Desirable

ISEB / ISTQB Foundation certificate in Software Testing

Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best. We think work should be fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day.

Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.