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Test Analyst

Job Specification

Location: At our offices in Sheffield or Manchester.

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 plus bonus plan subject to experience.


The role: 

This is a hands-on testing role which covers planning and executing tests on our clients’ projects delivering world class software solutions to support their business. The main activities include:

  • Preparation & Execution of test plans, test scenarios, scripts and data requirements
  • Working as part of internal and external test team in accordance with the schedule and quality requirements
  • Liaise with developers, other departments and third parties to help resolve issues


You will be required to work closely with our clients and our internal delivery teams to ensure our solutions meet the business requirements and are delivered to DeeperThanBlue’s principles, standards and best practices.

The successful candidate will be an established Test Analyst looking for a move to work within a leading eCommerce implementation partner.  The candidate will have strong analytical skills and an eye for detail. With experience testing complex technology estates, ideally in high growth software or e-commerce businesses.


  • At least 2 years hands on experience in a test assurance role
  • Demonstrable experience of performing test assurance activities
  • Experience of working with test automation in an organisation
  • Estimation of project test effort
  • Have a deep understanding of the phases of the testing lifecycle and success criteria
  • Experience of writing and maintaining testing scripts


  • Experience testing Mobile/Web
  • Experience in bug tracking tools (Jira, TestRail, etc.) and collaboration tools (Confluence, Slack, etc.)
  • Good understanding of multiple delivery methodologies including Waterfall, Agile and TDD
  • Experience working with teams using continuous integration, continuous deployment, with two to four-week iterations
  • Experience with automated testing
  • High level understanding of technology environments, networks, integration and software development
  • Analysis of functionality delivered vs. business requirement
  • Knowledge of quality management (internal, UAT, production)
  • Certification in ISEB or BCS/ISTQB
  • Working knowledge/exposure to XMLs, Java, JavaScript, PWA, REACT, Angular, JSON, PHP, SQL


  • Experience with non-functional testing including Performance, Soak and Load


  • Strong communication and time management skills with a confident telephone, workshop and client meeting manner – able to effectively engage a non-technical audience on key technical issues
  • Well organised team player
  • Self-motivation and desire to progress both in developing a wide skill set and through the organisation
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Driven to succeed and deliver results
  • Able to collaborate with internal departments and 3rd parties alike
  • Keeps up to date with technology changes (e.g. trends, software updates, platform updated, 3rd party solutions) and reviewing these for recommendation into new projects or existing clients



To apply, email your CV to [email protected] with ‘Test Analyst’ in the subject title.