Test Analyst
West Malling, Kent

£20,000 – £23,500 DOE
Our client is looking for a highly motivated individual with exceptional analytical and written communication skills to join their IT team.
The ideal candidate will have experience in testing and the creation of test plans or from an administrative background using processing systems, effective communicator and a team player, have a natural curiosity with the ability to work on your own initiative, ambitious for personal development and learning, proactive and efficient, with strong inter-personal skills.

Key Responsibilities

People-related Tasks

  • Use clear communications to liaise with colleagues to understand the specifics surrounding identified issues.
  • Liaise with Line Manager, escalating any specific areas for discussion or resolution.
  • Have meticulous attention to detail with an ability to work in a methodical manner.

Daily Operations

  • Creation of test plans for both Alpha and Beta Testing.
  • Completing testing and reporting progression and findings to Line Manager.
  • Aiding in the creation of technical specification documents for suggested system changes.
  • Aiding in the creation of communication of change documents.
  • Makes suggestions for specification/development improvements.

Ad hoc

  • Answering IT support requests both external / internal customers – training will be provided.
  • Use systems to configure new users.
  • General IT support for offices in Kings Hill and Wilmslow (remotely).


Adaptability & Flexibility

  • Strong analysis skills and logical approach to problem-solving.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Coping with changing circumstances and acting in a manner that facilitates the change process.
  • Redirects efforts proactively applying an understanding of the reasons to support colleagues.

Co-Operation and Teamwork

  • Participates as a team member, creating effective and professional working relationships with colleagues.
  • Co-operates openly and honestly with colleagues and participates in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas.
  • Assists other teams and team members when necessary.

Monitoring and Controlling Progress

  • Actively monitors progress of day to day work and acts to achieve targets.
  • Provides feedback to the IT Director of any potential problems.

Knowledge of Process

  • Expert in Microsoft Office Programmes
  • Experience in creation of testing documentation would be beneficial.


  • Takes on board feedback from the business and communicates feedback to manager where required.
  • Communicating facts and concepts so they can be easily interpreted and understood by others.
  • Balances amount and level of information, conveys key issues in appropriate order.
  • Communicates in plain English, speaking clearly and fluently and using correct grammar in all written work.
  • Listens to instructions and passes on information as directed.

Planning Own Work

  • Establish a daily course of action to accomplish day to day work targets.
  • Is aware of team’s priorities, targets and objectives and plans own work accordingly.
  • Is realistic with timescales.

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