SLA03379 - Test Analyst

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Ref no: SLA03379
Closes: Friday, 29th September 2017
Published: Thursday, 14th September 2017
Location: SEEMiS Group LLP, Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton
Salary: £35,841 - £38,615 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: South Lanarkshire
Category: IT / Telecommunications
Sub-category: Systems Analysis / Design

Job Description

 

SEEMiS Group LLP

Location: SEEMiS Group LLP, Floor 14, South Lanarkshire Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Grade 3 Level 8, SCP 75 – 80, £35841 - £38615

Permanent

Please note South Lanarkshire Council administers the recruitment process on behalf of SEEMiS Group LLP but are not the employers.

SEEMiS Group is a unique organisation, owned and managed by our partner members (local authorities) and is currently the only Education Management Information System (MIS) provider in Scotland.   As such all 32 local authority student data is processed and managed by SEEMiS.

Working closely with its members and the strategic bodies responsible for the education direction in Scotland, the Group is charged with developing and continually improving its product set and supporting local authorities, and their associated schools, deliver their statutory and discretionary responsibilities.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Test Analyst to join our PMO team. As subject matter expert you will be responsible for the development and continuous improvement of test polices and standards to compliment the SEEMiS project delivery framework.

An IT professional you will possess Prince2/Agile accreditation or equivalent project management skills and have minimum 3 years experience of co-ordinating and managing project test cycles.  

Working across a wide ranging portfolio of projects, you will liaise with project development managers, business analysts and project stakeholders to create detailed test scripts from documented requirements and use cases. You be responsible for the execution of test scripts against the agreed test approach and project timescales, actively monitoring defect log, tracking progress and reporting status to project governance.

Requirements

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.
As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Applications online
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SEEMiS Group LLP are Equal Opportunities employers and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. In addition we are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers him / herself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

Responsibilities

Closing Date: Friday 29 September 2017

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