Test Analyst

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1526538/97131
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £37,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Compass Group Plc (Compass) is a £22.9 billion turnover, global organisation and the world's leading provider of food and support services. With operations across seven key business areas (Foodservice; Support Services; Business & Industry; Healthcare & Seniors; Education; Sports & Leisure; and Defence, Offshore & Remote), Compass serves customers in offices and factories; schools and universities; hospitals and senior living communities; major sports and cultural venues; and remote mining camps and offshore platforms.

As a Test Analyst, you will take responsibility for ensuring that the testing conducted fulfils business requirements. You will do this by liaising with the project teams and developers to fully understand user requirements and expected system impact to ensure delivery is successful.

This role is all about playing a key part of the project life cycle, from a quality and testing perspective and be the driving force behind making efficiency improvements and building strong relationships. You will be required to vocalise issues and/or concerns to project team and developers efficiently. If you are someone who enjoys testing to a high standard and learning different parts of the business and system to avoid issues in production, this role is perfect for you.

You will need to be comfortable being involved from the start to finish of the software development life cycle, contributing at every stage - specifically taking full responsibility between development and User Acceptance Testing.

This is a position in a fast-paced environment and meeting deadlines will require perseverance. This role will be primarily based in the Compass UK&I offices in Birmingham within the QA Test Team.

What we'll give:
  • £Competitive Salary per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

    The ability to understand and analyse technical documentation and have an awareness of quality requirements for software development projects

    Translate functional requirements and specifications into detailed test cases

    Writing your own Test Plans and Status Reports

    Running daily triages during test execution phase 

    Perform manual testing for a range of software products

    Document test strategy and approach 

    Execute test cases and analyse results

    Reporting, logging, tracking and managing defects in Azure Dev Ops

    Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle

    Identify and escalate any risks and issues where appropriate

Who you are:
  • Previous Test Analyst/Lead experience
  • Previous manual testing experience of the following types of testing: systems, integration, regression
  • Experience in handling multiple project\test cycles at one time
  • Qualified to ISTBQ Practitioner level (or at least Foundation level)
  • Experience using Azure dev ops
  • Experience using SAP desirable
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.