Test Analyst Job Bristol

Test Analyst

We're looking for a QA Test Analyst

We are a leading digital agency and consultancy creating beautiful digital experiences. We specialise in complex websites and web applications requiring deep integration with other business systems, e.g. CRM, Sharepoint.

The quality of our testing is key to everything we do; we’re looking for a talented QA/Test Analyst who can help us deliver top quality solutions to exceed customer expectations

Key Responsibilities

  • Write and execute test cases to provide rigorous coverage of software solutions, whether public facing websites, employee facing CRM systems or integrations combining these and other systems

  • Perform exploratory testing of systems, using as much imagination as possible to reduce the number of issues reaching our customers

  • Support customers in their UAT – educate on effective testing techniques, help them compile scripts and triaging issues/questions raised

  • Triage and detail re-production steps for support issues raised by customers; help provide prompt response and great customer service

  • Work with developers to understand detailed implementation decisions to ensure software is working as expected

  • Communicate with developers to clearly articulate issues found, their severity, urgency etc

  • Understand the nature of resolutions to re-test issues and expose any new/additional issue remaining

  • Work as part of a cross functional scrum team to help where possible; aid with development testing, help developers to construct unit test case, generate date for testing

  • Help remove ambiguity from use stories and add more precise detail/acceptance criteria

  • Promote testing throughout the company - using your passion for quality assurance to coach, promote and inspire testing through the entire development and release process

  • Find ways to automate QA tasks where possible to make us more competitive – whether tests, date loaders, reports etc. 

Core Skills :

These are the core skills we’re looking for, but aptitude always beats a set of skills for us, so don’t be put off if you don’t hit some/lots of these or are coming from testing other forms of software.
You’ll probably have at least a few years’ experience testing software, but don’t worry if you’ve got less than this, as long as you can prove your ability to perform quality, rigorous testing.

  • Manual testing of web and mobile applications, both UI across a variety of devices) and business process
  • Ability to comprehend in great detail complex CRM business processes and test their accuracy end to end
  • Testing integrations to other business systems
  • Working in a disciplined scrum team producing production ready code every sprint
  • Be able to understand requirements from developers, product owners and end users
  • A real desire to try and break things
  • An understanding of rigorous software development process and the various environments / stages involved


Other Skills / Technologies:

  • Automated testing, e.g. UI tests, integration test, acceptance tests
  • Use of Selenium / SpecFlow or equivalent
  • Any programming ability, e.g. SQL for querying databases, JSON/XML understanding beneficial. Our developers mainly use C#, JavaScript, React, Dynamics CRM
  • GIT for source control, VSTS for CI/CD and executing manual and automated tests

Why work for us?

We have big plans to continue growing, and we want to support and recognise our staff along the way. As we work in such a fast-paced environment we ensure staff knowledge stays updated, relevant and certified through our internal training scheme – which you help to dictate. We believe in a relaxed and enjoyable work place and we appreciate rewarding hard work. Benefits include company pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a range of social events, a fantastic staff area and much more. Find out more about what it’s like to work at Chorus here.


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