QA Analyst

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15833
Published: about 2 months ago
Our financial client is seeking to recruit a QA Analyst. He/She will act as a validation and quality assurance expert and review the functionality of existing systems. The QA Analyst will conduct requirement analysis, define test strategy and design and lead execution to guarantee superior outcomes, whilst also designing an optimal test environment to simulate real-time scenarios.

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Design scripts, test plans and procedures for new pieces of software and work out any bugs with the Development team before it is put into full production.
  • Detect any bugs or defects throughout the development process, recording what went wrong and how it was circumvented.
  • Document the testing process to ensure the program runs effectively and that any results can be repeatedly replicated.
  • Review customer problems or complaints, making any issues that are experienced by numerous customers a priority.
  • Work as part of a team to develop new testing tools to make the troubleshooting process more efficient.
  • Reviews design specifications to understand the scope, requirements, and function of the software product.
  • Identifies appropriate parameters, functions, and data to test and validate; parameters may include general function, the validity of results, accuracy, reliability, and compliance with industry standards.

Core competencies:
  • Extensive knowledge of software and database testing including designing and manipulating test data, validating stored jobs, and error replication.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to create test plans and cases from specifications or verbal communications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to serve as a liaison with Developers, Project Managers, and Customer Support.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Experience in test automation is a plus.
  • A degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or related technology.
  • At least three years of experience that are directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Experience in a payments / banking or financial institution is considered an asset.