Test Analyst

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    6 January 2022

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We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

We are recruiting for a passionate Test Analyst who will be part of Exam Technology Organisation Team in Manila. The role will provide support to the wider Testing Services team within Exam Technology Organisation (ETO) to deliver an improving testing service to Cambridge University Press and Assessment organisation.

Why should you join Cambridge?

Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.

We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things.

What can we offer you?

The role is pivotal to the success of technology services for the organization. There are no limits to the opportunities afforded to work with new and exciting technologies and highly talented people.

On top of these, working with Cambridge will also give you stability. We show our care for our people by allowing them to grow not just professionally but also personally. We promote work-life balance through flexible work

What will you do in this role?

The key to our work is our colleagues, whose shared commitment enables us to have an ever-greater impact. We are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of people, and we ensure that every individual is recognised, listened to, and cared for. And because our impact is amplified when our people are empowered, we give everyone the opportunity to develop in their own way. Whether you want a career that's linear, or want to follow your own path, we'll support you, and help give you the resources and training you'll need to be bold and take ownership of what you do.

The role involves providing the full range of test deliverables on a variety of projects (agile and waterfall) delivering a wide range of IT changes from technical refresh projects, developing new systems or applications, to integration only activities. Testing can be functional or non-functional including System, Integration, Device/Browser compatibility and automation.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Acquire sufficient knowledge on product functionality / performance criteria to enable test specifications (including test cases) to be produced
  • Design and produce appropriate test cases and test data for each aspect of testing to enable evaluation of the overall system under test
  • Significantly contribute to review, and production, of test artefacts – User Stories, Test Plans, Test Specification, Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test Data & Closure reports - with reference to test improvement materials
  • Fully record and document test results and any defects found
  • Work with client and business contacts to undertake acceptance testing
  • Use and configuration of test tools

What are the qualifications?

The ideal candidate should have excellent understanding of Quality Assurance principles and processes with sound comprehension of software development lifecycle, demonstrable ability to conform to processes to suit the needs of the projects within business constraints and the ability to liaise with applicable teams and communicate technically.

In addition, we seek for candidates that have experience, knowledge or expertise in the following:

  • With 3-5 years testing experience in a formal testing environment and can deliver the full range of test analyst skills to test planning, test preparation, execution and closure
  • Experience in Agile development methodology
  • Effective use of test tools
    • JIRA, qTest and SQL
    • API: Postman and SoapUI
    • Automation: Selenium-Cucumber-Java, Git, Jenkins and Sourcetree (advantageous)
    • Browser/Device Compatibility: Saucelabs (advantageous)
    • Performance: JMeter and Blazemeter (advantageous)

What does our organisation stand for?

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.

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