IT Test Analyst

South West
Devon, Exeter
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Waste to Energy Jobs, Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Administration/Clerical, Customer Support/Client Care, IT/Software Development
Job Type:
Education Level:
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£44,990 to £44,990 per annum
Salary Description:
44990 Per Annum
Start Date:
Pennon Group
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Do you have proven experience of test analysis within a large IT function?

Pennon Group is one of the largest environmental infrastructure groups in the UK comprising both Viridor and South West Water. At the top end of the FTSE 250, the Group has a workforce of around 5,000 people nationwide. Together, our aim is to build the most trusted environmental solutions company in the UK providing infrastructure and services that enhance our customers' lives, protect the environment and deliver growth for our shareholders.

We now have an excellent opportunity for a Test Analyst to join our Group IT function based in Exeter or Taunton.

What will you be doing?

The Test Analyst will support the testing and test management activity on major programmes and projects. You will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate, verify, communicate, and resolve systems and software application issues through careful testing in order to maximise the benefit of IT investments and initiatives.

The Test Analyst will work with the Test Manager in support of designing and promoting best practice standards and principles for testing, and offer guidance to project and programme managers on validating test evidence and assuring the quality of software and applications which are the subject of test activity. 

In particular, the Test Analyst will support the assessment of software readiness for deployment and offer advice to test, programme and project managers on progress to project delivery stage gateways. 

What do you need?

 *Educated to degree level standard in relevant IT discipline *Proven test management and delivery experience *Extensive and broad-based IT and business experience, delivering testing services to IT within a large organisation *Extensive experience documenting test plans and test specifications *Ability to exercise initiative, think innovatively, use problem-solving skills and make well-judged recommendations *Resilient with the ability to adapt to changing situations and reorganise tasks, people and priorities *Demonstrable experience building relationships with internal and external stakeholders *Adept at presenting complex information in straight forward terms to a range of audiences *PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner qualifications would be advantageous *Working understanding of ISO, BSI and other appropriate industry standard testing approaches would be advantageous *Full UK driving licence

What can Pennon do for you?

In return for your hard work as our IT Test Analyst, we can offer a competitive salary of up to £44,990 per annum dependent on skills and experience; plus, a range of benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers.

If you have the skills and experience to excel as our Test Analyst, click apply today.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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