UAT Test Analyst at Appreciate Group PLC, Liverpool, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Apr 26, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Who are we?

Appreciate Group is a financial services business providing solutions for the moments that matter. We make giving, receiving and experiencing easier and more joyful.

Our company has been around for more than 50 years and is going through some exciting changes. We are looking for a new team member to help play a part in building our future vision. We would love you to be part of our journey as we continue to make Appreciate Group a great place to work.

As a disability confident committed company, we have a passion for advancing equality.

We welcome all colleagues into a work environment where success is attainable for everyone, regardless of disability, race, religion, gender identity, age or sexual orientation. We are committed to ensuring that everyone has equal access to growth and opportunities in our workplace.

If you love people and want to belong to a team that champions respect, collaboration, empathy and dynamism then Appreciate Group is somewhere you will thrive.

Is this you?

We are looking for an experienced UAT Test Analyst to provide a fully effective, User Acceptance testing for relevant Appreciate Group Projects.

As part of your role, you will:

·Provide UAT service for all relevant Appreciate Group Websites and Mobile Apps within agreed parameters which provides strong entry and exit criteria for go live

·Analyse requirements to define test scripts

·Analyse & create Test Data to successfully execute

·Execute Test scripts and analyse results to determine if the system is working as expected or if a deviation from expected results needs observations to be raised as defects

·Perform defect management of all bugs raised during the UAT phase of a project to ensure all stakeholders understand the importance and priority of any bugs

·Understand what retesting and regression testing needs to be performed when new versions of code are delivered

·Support the relevant business areas

·Utilise relationships within the business to better understand their business processes to assist with understanding what needs to be tested

·Understand and promote the use of relevant test tools to improve speed to market or quality and understand what new tools are available to evaluate

·Engage with 3 Amigo Sessions / BDD process to define requirements and provide details on possible scenarios to be tested and examples

Team and Culture:

·Role model inclusive behaviour at all times

·Support other members of the Test Team

·Be accountable for own actions and results

Finance and Administration:

·Provide suitable estimates where requested for UAT Phases and deliver on time and within budget

·Provide Test Progress updates where required for Test Managers & Project Managers which measure the effectiveness of all work that leaves the test team.

Risk Management: list the areas in which the role is accountable for identifying and / or mitigating risk

·Embrace the company’s risk culture by holding self and others accountable for managing day to day risk

·Follow and embed agreed risk and compliance policies and procedures

·Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations

·Ensure risks to the company are properly considered when deciding what testing to perform

·Ensure any risks to the business are properly considered when deciding what areas to not cover during system testing and ensure this risk is highlighted to the relevant stakeholders to confirm ownership and accountability

You should apply if you have:

·Experience in Front End Web and Mobile testing

·Ability to analyse requirements and convert them into test cases and scenarios

·Experienced in working in both Agile and Waterfall / V Model methodologies

·Ability to adapt to working on multiple systems on multiple platforms

·SQL Server


·Azure Test Plans in Microsoft Dev Ops

·Good Communication & Collaboration Skills

·Experience of 3 Amigo & BDD sessions

·Able to provide accurate test estimates for testing activities.

·Experienced in testing of micro services, API’s, Websites, Mobile Apps and 3rd party packages.

·Defect management using Jira and Dev Ops

·Pair with developers and champion the use of collaborative ways of working

·Experience in contributing towards Agile Process including Sprint Planning, retrospectives and Stand Ups

·Desire to continually grow with the role and keep up to date with industry improvements

Nice to have but not essential….



·Microsoft Dynamics365

·Experience of working with financial / ERP systems

·Analytical Thinking

·ISTQB qualified

·Specflow / C#

·Selenium Webdriver