Quality Assurance Analyst (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Employer
Slaughter and May
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Mar 2023

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Vacancy Type
IT
Contract Type
Contract
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Who we are 

Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm, recognised throughout the business community for its exceptional legal service, commercial awareness and commitment to clients. We advise across the spectrum of legal matters including high-profile, ground-breaking and complex transactions, contentious matters and all aspects of risk. We deliver innovative and bespoke solutions to our clients, domestically and internationally. We provide clear legal advice that spans the globe whilst tackling the cultural nuances between jurisdictions. Our lawyers understand how to coordinate and manage matters in the jurisdictions most relevant to our clients. 

We are now offering the opportunity to become part of our dynamic Technology team, which supports our lawyers in providing first-class legal advice to some of the most prestigious and well-known global businesses. 

At Slaughter and May, with over 1,200 partners and staff worldwide, everyone's contribution is valued, and we all enjoy an open, friendly and supportive environment. We have an underlying sense of pride in who we are and what we do, and our inclusive culture gives rise to a unique diversity of thinking, which is critical to our success and helps maintain our position as a true market leader To support our employees in achieving their professional development objectives, we offer an unrivalled variety of learning and development opportunities to everyone, as well as a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. In light of the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the firm has evolved a new hybrid approach to working, which sees our people working between their respective remote environments and our prestigious Headquarters at One Bunhill Row, in the heart of the City of London. 

Would you like to join one of the world’s most prestigious law firms? 

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a professional, engaging individual to join us as Quality Assurance Analyst within our London-based Technology Team. 

ROLE OVERVIEW /

We are recruiting for a quality assurance analyst to join the Technology Department for our transformation programme ‘Aurora’. The role is for the Business Development (BD) workstream focused on delivering MS Dynamics. The role sits within the Quality Assurance team which is part of the Technology department and the wider Business Services function based at the firm’s head office in London. The role reports into the Quality Assurance Manager, however the Programme QA Lead manages the day-to-day delivery of the QA Analyst. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

The key responsibilities of this role are set out below and there may be others which are not listed. You may be required on occasion to work outside our normal working hours of 9:30am to 5:30pm. 

The focus of the role is to ensure the delivery of quality software to the business. As such, the QA Analyst reviews the business requirements, identifies tests that will drive feature development, and where appropriate writes and executes the relevant acceptance and regression tests.

 Test script creation – delivering a re-usable set of regressions test scripts for future releases. 

 Test estimation, test planning and test progress reporting. 

 Test execution – completing test execution against identified tests and reporting results 

 Defect creation - ensure defects have clear step-by-step instructions on how to reproduce errors, and include relevant screen shots, data and reference to correct test documentation. 

 Providing objective feedback to software development project team or business support teams 

CANDIDATE PROFILE 

Candidates for this position must have: 

 Good communications skills, both written and verbal 

 Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Test/QA analysis 

 Strong experience in cross-browser, cross-device, and cross platform testing 

 Strong understanding of QA methodologies and software testing 

 Good experience in executing test plans to ensure that all objectives are met. 

 Strong stakeholder management skills, working closely with project team members i.e., Business Analyst and Project Manager 

 Experience with Test Management tooling i.e., TFS, TestRail, Zephyr 

 Experience of executing manual tests and accurately recording test evidence 

 BCS ISTQB Foundation or Intermediate Certificate in Software testing 

 Experience in working on large transformation projects/programmes 

 Experience with testing Microsoft Dynamics - highly desirable 

Company

Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm recognised throughout the business community for its exceptional legal service, commercial awareness and commitment to clients. We advise on high-profile, ground-breaking and complex transactions and on contentious matters delivering bespoke solutions to clients for over 130 years.

We deliver innovative and bespoke solutions to our clients, domestically and internationally. We provide clear legal advice that spans the globe whilst tackling the cultural nuances between jurisdictions. Our lawyers understand how to coordinate and manage matters in the jurisdictions most relevant to our clients.

Across our four offices in London, Brussels, Beijing and Hong Kong we have 109 partners and over 1300 employees worldwide. We make sure we have the finest lawyers in the market and train them to the highest standards. This means our clients always get advice which is clear, confident and commercial, but also advice which guides and leads them towards a recommended solution. 

We have an underlying sense of pride in who we are and what we do, and our inclusive culture gives rise to a unique diversity of thinking, which is critical to our success and helps maintain our position as a true market leader.

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Telephone
+44 (0)20 7600 1200
Location
One Bunhill Row
London
EC1Y 8YY
United Kingdom

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