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Senior Test Analyst – Non Automation - FS Technology

Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK


Testing Assistant Manager

The Team
KPMG is building a "best in class" Testing Practice with a clear mission - to accelerate business change. By leveraging KPMG's considerable in-house industry knowledge with the leading test tools, methods and practices, we are helping our clients deliver efficient, high-quality change – while minimising risk.
We are currently looking to recruit people who can make a significant contribution to the continuing development of KPMG’s Testing Practice within the Connected Technology team, through sector expertise, client engagement and delivery of new business opportunities.
You will work on a variety of exciting and challenging projects, some internal and some client-facing, and you’ll be given opportunities to grow your skills and experience by contributing to our testing innovation programmes.

The Role includes:
• Building and developing positive constructive relationships inside and outside KPMG
• Assessing problems from multiple angles to ensure all relevant issues are considered when making decisions
• Proactively driving forward new and creative ideas which benefit the client and stakeholders
• Test analysis and design, including development of test scripts / suites for functional & technical testing of applications
• You are passionate to create and improve a number of internal and industry-standard test frameworks, tools & utilities
• Execution of tests / suites and report results, capture execution & key metrics over time
• You continuously want to ensure application acceptance criteria for tests are fit for purpose
• Work collaboratively with client business and IT teams to record and analyse requirements for in the most optimum manner
• Defect management, including raising and resolving test defects in a structured manner, and providing solutions
• Development of skills and experience, moving into leadership and test management roles
• Work in project methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall and other hybrid methods alongside

Person attributes:
• Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning
• Shares experiences with others to assistant their learning and understanding
• Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives
• Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns
• You are an experienced tester of medium to large testing projects across a variety of IT technology platforms
• You have a degree (ideally in a numerate or computing related subject)
• ISEB/ISTQB qualified
• You have excellent knowledge of Software Testing Life Cycle including understanding the various types of testing (functional / non-functional, manual / automated, etc)
• You are confident in developing test plans, acceptance criteria and test conditions from user stories, technical designs and specifications
• Evidence of leadership skills with passion to motivate, engage and instil learning culture on the job
• You have a good understanding of test management tools such as HP ALM, JIRA, JIRA, and Zephyr.
• You have excellent skills in test data management
• You have the ability to support test management in assessing testing risks and then estimate, plan and prioritise tasks accordingly
• You have experience supporting delivery of testing programmes by working closely with technology functions throughout the delivery lifecycle to enable a seamless transition to implementation within tight timeframes
• You have excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence management and stakeholders, and to build and maintain strong team and client relationships
• Be a passionate advocate for Inclusion and Diversity
• Keen to learn and develop your skills, and progress into senior technical or management roles
• Have an awareness of commercial aspects including sales and business development


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