Test Analyst FTC 6 Months

Glasgow, Glasgow City
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Other Professional
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About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit here.

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations.

Department/Role overview:

To assist in testing key business IT applications to ensure they meet business requirements and objectives


Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 5:30, however you may be required to work additional hours to facilitate project implementations or support call resolution

Main responsibilities:

  • Working within an established team of Test Analysts
  • Analyse testing inputs, prepare and execute tests using defined test procedures
  • Test both n-tier and web based applications
  • Follow test level test plans, working to agreed timeframes and resource plans
  • Prepare detailed test conditions and test scripts
  • Execute test scripts, accurately recording all test results
  • Maintain defect log, prioritising in accordance to guidelines and seeing through to resolution
  • Peer review test documentation
  • Provide informative daily updates to Senior Test Analyst and Test & QA Manager (if required)
  • Provide weekly progress updates as required/requested
  • Provide full support to Senior Test Analyst'
  • Ability to work on multiple projects

Risk and Control l: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requires and internal policies

Essential skills and experience:

  • Demonstrable experience within manual testing frameworks and environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective planning and organisation skills
  • Copes well under pressure and with uncertainty
  • Rapid learner
  • Drives for results
  • Problem solving ability
  • Bachelors and/or Masters degree in computer science

Desired skills and experience:

  • Test automation (Selenium, Zap Test)
  • Continuous improvement processes
  • Awareness of legal applications
  • Microsoft Office templates (Word & Excel)
  • ISEB/ISTQB certification
  • Knowledge of JIRA for Defect Management
  • Exposure Test Management Tooling - preferably Zephyr


Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and a prestigious global client base. The firm's in-depth understanding of its clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service has seen it become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. The firm's people are its greatest asset and it brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

Ashurst has 25 offices in 15 countries and offers the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With 400 partners and 1,200 lawyers working across 10 different time zones, the firm is able to respond to clients wherever and whenever required. As a global team, Ashurst has a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

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+44 20 7638 1111
London Fruit & Wool Exchange
1 Duval Square
E1 6PW
United Kingdom
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